McDermott Adds Senior Restructuring Lawyer in London - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Adds Senior Restructuring Lawyer in London


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery welcomes Adrian Cohen as a senior consultant in its transactions practice in London. Adrian will support the Firm’s established team in advising clients on their most complex cross-border restructurings and special situations.

“We’re excited to welcome Adrian to our vibrant team,” said Mark Fennessy, co-head of the London Transactions Group. “His primary focus will be on restructuring and insolvency, both transactional and advisory, for a variety of corporates and financial stakeholders with a particular interest in multi-jurisdictional situations. We look forward to drawing on his significant experience.”

Bringing more than three decades of experience, Adrian’s background spans multiple sectors, including real estate, hotels and leisure, media and entertainment, aircraft finance, infrastructure and project finance, energy, mining and steel production, financial services and banking. He regularly advises on cross-border mandates, particularly in matters related to continental Europe and emerging markets such as the Gulf and Eastern Europe. Adrian has worked for lenders, agents, security agents, sponsors and corporate borrowers, commercial counterparties, derivative counterparties, and governmental and regulatory agencies.”

“Adrian’s appointment is yet another step in our accelerated growth in London,” added Aymen Mahmoud, co-head of the London Transactions Group and incoming London office managing partner. “As we’re enhancing our transactional footprint with the recent hires of Michal Berkner, Graham White and Fatema Orjela, we’re also boosting our restructuring capabilities to continue helping businesses in this challenging, fast-moving market.”

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