Paul Leake is global head of Skadden’s corporate restructuring practice. He has led numerous large and complex U.S. and cross-border corporate workouts and restructurings. He represents debtors, commercial banks and bank groups, distressed investment funds, noteholder committees, official creditors’ committees and distressed investors in all forms of corporate restructurings.
Paul focuses on advising U.S. and transnational businesses on Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of- court restructurings, secured financings, debtor-in-possession loans, distressed acquisitions and sales, and investments in troubled companies. He has led high-profile restructurings in most major industries, including retail, health care, oil and gas, shipping, mining, airlines, energy, publishing, telecom, satellite communications and real estate.