May 26, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) - Dilworth Paxson LLP is pleased to announce that five attorneys have once again been ranked in Chambers USA 2017 in the practice area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring. Lawrence G. McMichael, Chair of Professional Practice; James M. Matour, Partner and Co-Chair, Bankruptcy & Insolvency Group; Martin J. Weis, Partner; and Anne Marie Aaronson, Partner, were all honored for their legal work in Pennsylvania. Anne Marie P. Kelley, Of Counsel, Bankruptcy & Insolvency Group was recognized for her work in New Jersey.
According to the Chambers USA guide, Lawrence McMichael was again recognized as a Star Individual for his work with debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. He is known in the market as "the go-to bankruptcy lawyer in Philadelphia," with noted strength in litigation and complex Chapter 11 cases. One peer comments: "He is just terrific. He's smart, a pleasure to deal with - the kind of lawyer that consistently does a great job and will be looking for a reasonable, rational solution."
James Matour is praised by peers as someone who "can see the big picture as well as the detail, and can help smaller companies in a cost-efficient way." He is highly experienced and respected as "outstanding on the debtors' side," with a focus on commercial workouts and corporate reorganizations.
Anne Marie Aaronson is described as a "smart and practical" lawyer. She represents both for-profit and nonprofit Chapter 11 debtors. She works on both bankruptcy matters and reorganizations, as well as out-of-court restructurings.
Martin Weis is a highly experienced attorney who acts for creditors, representing lenders and leasing companies in an array of bankruptcy cases and reorganizations.
Chambers has published in-depth and objective guides to the legal profession since 1990. Their team of researchers focuses on the opinions of lawyers and legal clients when ranking according to such criteria as legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. The guides are used by clients throughout the world when they need to find reliable, capable and appropriate business lawyers. Chambers USA is published annually in May. The rankings can be viewed online at https://www.chambersandpartners.com/guide/usa/5.