Ira Dizengoff Named Among 2014’s “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers” by Turnarounds & Workouts

(New York) – Akin Gump financial restructuring partner Ira Dizengoff has been selected among Turnarounds & Workouts magazine’s “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers – 2014.” The recognition honors restructuring lawyers who are leaders in the industry. The honorees are selected by T&W’s editorial staff based upon individuals’ recent representations and nominations by other restructuring professionals.

The publication spotlighted Dizengoff’s representation of the ad hoc group of holders of approximately $1.7 billion of unsecured PIK notes issued by Energy Future Intermediate Holdings in the chapter 11 bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings, Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company LLC (TCEH) and certain related subsidiaries.

Other representations noted by T&W include his work as lead counsel on behalf of the Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of Edison Mission Energy (learn more here); the group of institutions holding Longview Power’s prepetition senior secured debt and backstopping DIP financing; Quiznos, along with 14 of its affiliates; and Apollo Global Management in the chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of MPM Silicones LLC and its affiliated debtors (collectively, “Momentive”).

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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