NEW YORK (November 13, 2012) — McDermott Will & Emery LLP today announced the appointment of Jeremy R. Johnson as a partner based in the Firm’s New York office. Mr. Johnson will provide McDermott’s Restructuring & Insolvency practice with valuable debtor-side representation and creditor experience.
Mr. Johnson, who joins from an AmLaw Top 5 corporate law firm, has a wide-ranging restructuring practice with experience advising domestic and international clients in insolvency proceedings, out-of-court restructurings and insolvency issues in non-distressed transactions. He has served as counsel to corporate debtors, committees, creditors, purchasers of distressed assets, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and other stakeholders in numerous bankruptcy cases, with a particular emphasis on corporate debtor and buy-side asset sale representation.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeremy to the McDermott family and our growing team of bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners around the world,” said Timothy W. Walsh, partner and international head of McDermott’s Restructuring and Insolvency practice. “Jeremy is a former colleague; he brings exceptional debtor-side capabilities with broad creditor experience that will benefit our clients around the world. He will be a true asset as we continue to grow our practice both in terms of size and scope.”
In 2012, M&A Advisor’s "2012 M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards" recognized Mr. Johnson for his role in the “Consumer Services Deal of the Year” for the chapter 11 bankruptcy of Alexander Gallo Holdings LLC.
McDermott's Restructuring & Insolvency practice, a part of its Corporate Advisory Practice Group, is currently recognized by Chambers, PLC Cross-Border and IFLR1000 for its outstanding team of more than 40 lawyers around the world.
Mr. Johnson received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and his B.A. from the University of Iowa.
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