Tom Califano > DLA Piper LLP (US) > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity; Real Estate; Projects, Energy and Infrastructure; Healthcare; Restructuring; Corporate; Energy and Natural Resources


Partner and US Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s Restructuring Practice Group


Tom Califano has a broad-ranging practice in all aspects of insolvency matters, including out-of-court workouts and chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations.

Tom represents distressed private and public companies, funds, purchasers of distressed debt and parties in interest, including board of directors of distressed companies. His particular emphasis is on company and buyer side representation, and he has extensive experience in healthcare industry restructurings.


American Bankruptcy Institute; Turnaround Management Association; American Health Lawyers Association


J.D. and B.A., St. John’s University

Lawyer Rankings

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

DLA Piper LLP (US)‘s restructuring team is divided between Chicago, under ‘superb’ Richard Chesley, and New York with company and buyer-side expert Thomas Califano. Their group handles mid- and top-market debt restructuring and financing matters in a number of sectors – notably retail, healthcare, and entertainment.