Wilmington, DE — Landis Rath & Cobb LLP is pleased to announce that the bankruptcy & restructuring, and corporate litigation practices, along with five attorneys were recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, which ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across the USA, based on in-depth market analysis and independent research.
Landis Rath & Cobb is the only boutique among the top nine ranked law firms for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Delaware, joining Morris Nichols, Pachulski Stang, Richards Layton, Young Conaway, Cole Schotz, Potter Anderson, DLA Piper, and Troutman Pepper.
Chambers USA says the firm is known as a “highly regarded bankruptcy and litigation boutique that remains a major player in the Delaware market. Possesses a strong bench of attorneys who are adept at serving in both lead and co-counsel roles. Acts for a prestigious roster of debtors, creditors and asset purchasers, with particular strength in handling retail bankruptcies.”
An “established practice with significant experience representing managers, directors and investors. Often advises clients on numerous corporate and commercial disputes including fiduciary duties and contests for corporate control. Has noted experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants.”
Among the comments from those interviewed:
“I’ve been impressed by the level of their support and insights into local practice.”
“The attorneys are well informed about developments in Delaware courts.”
“The team is always available.”
“I was really impressed with their solutions, clear strategic thinking and the depth of their legal analysis.”
“The practitioners are very knowledgeable.”
The Chancery practice was cited for its representation of Twitter in a stockholder derivative suit for breach of fiduciary duties against the Twitter board of directors, following a $1 billon convertible note transaction, among other issues.
Published Chambers USA comments regarding LRC attorneys include:
Adam Landis is in high demand for his ability to guide clients through the Chapter 11 process, including prominent cases in the retail, healthcare and energy markets.
“Adam is experienced and provides sound, practical advice. He is a forceful advocate when needed and has achieved successful outcomes for us.” “Adam understands the bigger picture and uses his knowledge of the local Bar to provide excellent service and advice.”
Dan Rath advises shareholders and corporate entities on a wide range of litigation before Delaware courts and offers expertise acting for both defendants and plaintiffs. He often works on shareholder issues and corporate control disputes.
“He knows the Court of Chancery well, he’s very practical and has a good sense of when to push and when to try and settle.”
Rick Cobb regularly represents clients in bankruptcy court proceedings across the US. He draws on longstanding experience in restructuring mandates, acting for a broad range of stakeholders including debtors and creditors’ committees.
“Rick is responsive and addresses issues thoroughly. He knows what’s happening in court and provides practical advice that helps move the process forward. He is creative and is an invaluable adviser.” “Rick is excellent at providing insight on the Delaware judges and overall strategic vision.”
Rebecca Butcher is noted for her strength in disputes involving alleged fraud, fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims. Her practice sees her handle cross-border matters and work in the energy, entertainment and finance sectors.
“Rebecca is great, her knowledge is incredibly helpful and she’s efficient.”
Matt McGuire can provide expert representation to both debtors and creditors in proceedings such as Chapter 11 filings.
“Matt is an excellent lawyer: he’s practical, responsive and very savvy.”
Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually they collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview.