Darren Azman focuses his practice on corporate restructurings, creditors’ rights, and distressed acquisitions. Darren’s clients include private equity sponsors, troubled companies, official creditors’ committees, financial and strategic purchasers of distressed assets, and other constituents in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings.

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Distressed Companies in Chapter 11 Cases and Out-of-Court Restructurings

  • Represented medical device manufacturer NinePoint Medical Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented an international apparel manufacturer and retailer with approximately 1,000 store locations in connection with a potential Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing
  • Represented upstream oil & gas company operating Furie Operating Alaska in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings ($25mm revenue; $450mm debt)

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  • The American Lawyer, Litigator of the Week (Runner-Up), February 2021
  • Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch (Bankruptcy and Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law), 2021
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Asset Sale of the Year (In re: Agera Energy), Lead Debtors’ Counsel, July 2020
  • Turnarounds & Workouts, Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, 2020
  • The M&A Advisor, Emerging Leader Award, 2019
  • New York Law Journal, Rising Star, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, New York Metro Rising Star, 2017-2020
  • IFLR, Restructuring & Insolvency Rising Star, 2018-2019
  • The Turnaround Management Association, Non-Profit Transaction of the Year – Wonderwork, Inc., 2019
  • The American Lawyer, Honoree, Global Finance Deal of the Year (South America), 2015 (OGX Debt Restructuring)


Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude
Bentley University, BS, magna cum laude

New York

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the District of Colorado
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York

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Darren Azman

Insights & Events / Media

New York, New York / McDermott Event / November 8, 2018

Mergers & Acquisitions (The Middle Market) / July 24, 2017

Corporate Counsel / March 10, 2015

Corporate Counsel / February 4, 2015