Turnarounds & Workouts Names Abid Qureshi to 2019 Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers List

(New York) – Akin Gump financial restructuring partner Abid Qureshi has been named to Turnarounds & Workouts’ list of Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers for 2019.

As part of its profile of him, T&W spotlighted several of Mr. Qureshi’s recent matters, including:

  • Guiding FirstEnergy Solutions’ $5 billion debt restructuring.
  • Representing an ad hoc committee of senior unsecured noteholders in PG&E’s $30+ billion cases, successfully litigated to terminate exclusivity, allowing the ad hoc group and tort claimants’ committee to submit a competing plan.
  • Advising the unsecured creditors’ committee in Sears’ $5 billion restructuring and successfully negotiating a liquidating plan that establishes a trust to pursue claims against the company’s former CEO, his hedge fund and other parties.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and advisors in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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