Brian S Hermann

Brian S Hermann
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Who's Who Legal Restructuring & Insolvency

Deputy chair of the bankruptcy and corporate reorganisation department, Brian Hermann focuses on a range of restructuring and bankruptcy matters for both borrower and lender clients. He has extensive experience representing clients in complex out-of-court restructurings and Chapter 11 cases nationwide and across a variety of industries. Brian also routinely represents clients in complex litigation arising out of Chapter 11.

A member of the media, sports and entertainment group, Brian has developed a sub-specialty working on a number of music, media and entertainment company restructurings and related matters. These include representing the initial purchasers in connection with the Miramax film securitisation; dick clark productions in the securitisation of event television production contracts; a potential acquirer of the assets of MGM Films; a major music label in the Chapter 11 case of Beyond Oblivion; and major music label in the Chapter 11 case of Death Row Records. Brian also has extensive experience representing a major music label in connection with various recording artist bankruptcies and out-of-court workouts.

Brian writes frequently on bankruptcy issues. He recently co-authored, with fellow Paul, Weiss bankruptcy partner Alan Kornberg, the USA chapter of The Strategic View – Corporate Restructuring, published by the Global Legal Group. Brian has also published numerous articles, including “Bankruptcy Reforms and the High Net Worth Debtor” (New York Law Journal, March 3, 2008), “Recording Artists, Beware!” (New York Law Journal, March 5, 2007) and “Deciphering Dana” (The Deal, “Judgment Call,” 1 December, 2006).

Brian serves on the Practicing Law Institute’s bankruptcy and creditor rights advisory committee and has been recognised by Chambers USA, The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers in the area of bankruptcy and corporate restructuring.

WWL says: Brian Hermann commands great respect from peers who praise his excellent work on Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Restructuring & Insolvency which can be purchased from our Shop.

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