March 24, 2010 — Chambers Global recognized Bingham, including its leading financial restructuring and financial services groups, in eight different practice categories, and ranked 18 Bingham lawyers in its 2010 edition, up from 15 in 2009.
Bingham was recognized globally in Capital Markets: Securitization; Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives; and Restructuring/Insolvency. The firm was recognized in the U.S. chapter of Chambers Global in Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy; Capital Markets: Securitization; Investment Funds: Hedge Funds; and Tax: Corporate & Finance.
Chambers noted that Bingham’s capital markets group has “benefited from its combination with structured finance and securitization boutique McKee Nelson…[and] is now bringing the highly focused and deeply experienced abilities of McKee into play on a global stage via its expanded network of offices in New York, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., California, Hong Kong, Tokyo and London.”
Bingham’s financial restructuring group also received high marks, with Chambers noting the group’s “rock-solid reputation for acting for bondholders,” and its recent work “represent[ing] the senior secured noteholder committee in the restructuring of Greek mobile operator Wind Hellas…[and] advising the bondholders on the €945 million debt restructuring of Irish publishers Independent News & Media.”
Chambers added that the firm is “strongly praised for its solid international footprint and capabilities in Asia, the USA and Europe.”
Lawyers recognized by Chambers Global include: