Andrew Rosenberg is “a top-drawer practitioner” whose practice focuses on the representation of lenders in their financing operations to highly-leverages entities.
Co-chair of the restructuring department, Andy primarily practises in the areas of corporate restructuring and bankruptcy with additional focus in representing lenders in providing financing to highly leveraged companies. He has been involved in numerous complex, high-stakes restructurings, including advising creditors in the restructurings of PDVSA, Puerto Rico, Bellatrix Exploration, General Motors, CIT Group and GMAC, as well as advising companies such as Penson Worldwide, SpectraSite Communications and Top-Flite Golf Company.
Chambers USA describes Andy as “the best tactician and negotiator on the street; if you want a consensual deal done, he is the best” and “he, more than anyone, is a one phone call hire” for his bankruptcy/restructuring work. Chambers Global praises Andy for the “very impressive” deal-making ability he brings to a case. The Legal 500 recognises Andy as a “leading lawyer” in corporate restructuring and notes that he is “a fabulous lawyer with a deservedly excellent reputation” and he is “the person you call when you have a hairy situation and want to avoid court.” Andy is named a leading lawyer by IFLR1000 and has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2011, where he is described as “an outstanding attorney who is THE ‘go-to’ restructuring professional”. In 2013, Andy was named a “national litigation star” for bankruptcy by Benchmark Litigation.
Andy’s representations have also been recognised by many industry publications. The M&A Advisor selected the restructuring of Pacific Drilling as its 2019 Energy Deal of the Year at its Annual International M&A Awards. The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) selected Chassix Holdings as its 2016 Turnaround of the Year “Mega Company” winner and, in that connection, recognised Andy and Alice Belisle Eaton for their work on behalf of certain Chassix debtholders. Andy was also recognised by TMA for his work representing certain debtholders in transactions involving DeepOcean Group (formerly known as Trico Marine Group), which won the 2012 award for Turnaround of the Year: International Company. The Financial Times has “highly commended” Andy’s work on a number of restructurings in its annual report on “US Innovative Lawyers”, including his work on behalf of certain CEVA Group lenders (2014), the ad hoc committee of Dynegy bondholders (2012) and CIT Group bondholders (2010). He was also named to The American Lawyer’s list of 2010 “Dealmakers of the Year” for his work on behalf of the bondholders of CIT Group.