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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

444 WEST LAKE STREET, CHICAGO, IL 60606-0029, USA
Tel:
Work +1 312 372 2000
Fax:
Fax +1 312 984 7700
Web:
www.mwe.com

William Smith

Tel:
Work +1 312 984 7588
Email:
Web:
www.mwe.com
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Corporate & Transactional/ Finance: Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Partner William (Bill) Smith provides legal counsel on resolution of troubled financing transactions. Bill's experience is particularly extensive in remediation of capital obligations of health care obligors and of municipal and tax-exempt finance.

For further details of Bill's biography, please view McDermott website:
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/s/smith-william-p


United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal

McDermott Will & Emery LLP’s ‘very responsive’ restructuring and insolvency practice typically advises financial institutions on some of the largest municipal bankruptcies. In relation to Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis, the group is assisting Goldman Sachs Asset Management, who is owed $1.8bn in various debt instruments; this matter is overseen by William Smith, while Nathan Coco is handling the negotiated settlement and Jay Kapp is leading a team advising on bankruptcy aspects. In another highlight, the practice assisted Barclays as a major creditor and underwriter of $725m of bonds issued by the Chicago public school board and advised bond insurer Ambac on City of Fairfield, Alabama’s financial distress. Timothy Walsh is based in New York and heads the practice. All other mentioned attorneys are based in Chicago.

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