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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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Anup Sathy is a nationally recognized practitioner in matters relating to corporate restructurings, workouts and Chapter 11 reorganizations. He has substantial experience representing and advising companies, buyers, boards, investors and lenders in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations. Anup has worked on some of the most complex restructuring matters in the country, including Seadrill, iHeartMedia, General Growth Properties, Conseco, Chiquita Brands and Zenith Electronics. He has represented many distressed investors, including Centerbridge, Blackstone, Ares and Davidson Kempner.


Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1995; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., highest honors, 1992.

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United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

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Anup SathyKirkland & Ellis LLP

With one of the largest restructuring groups worldwide, Kirkland & Ellis LLP remains the go-to practice for both distressed companies and creditors. Its global reach comes on the back of a consolidated domestic presence (with main offices in New York and Chicago) and major international practices in London, Munich, and Hong Kong. The team shows widespread experience not only in different types of Chapter 11 (in the retail, energy, media, apparel and mining sectors), but also debt finance, tax, real estate, and litigation. Edward Sassower and James Sprayregen coordinate the substantial team, which includes Jonathan Henes (who has strengths in advising on legacy, environment, and pension liabilities of distressed companies), Anup Sathy (who worked for companies and investors in relation to some of the most relevant cases of the year), and consumer and retail expert Joshua Sussberg.