May 26, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) - Dilworth Paxson LLP is pleased to announce that four attorneys in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring have once again been ranked in Chambers USA 2018. 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.
The group is known as a comprehensive bankruptcy and restructuring team advising distressed companies from various sectors including publishing, real estate, and technology and is particularly noted for its strength representing debtors and lenders in complex Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases, and well-versed in creditors' rights and corporate restructurings. Sources say: "I really enjoy working with them," also noting "they do a terrific job and have very high visibility."
According to the Chambers USA 2018 guide, Lawrence McMichael was again recognized as a Star Individual for his work with debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. He is widely renowned as an expert in the bankruptcy space, with noted strength in litigation and complex Chapter 11 cases. Larry is also known as "an excellent lawyer," and “a top practitioner” in the market.
James Matour is a respected bankruptcy attorney noted for his expertise in debtor representation. His peers report that he is an "excellent lawyer, great in court and very practical and efficient."
Anne Marie Aaronson is described as a “practical, smart and a really good 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 accomplished bankruptcy litigator, largely focused on acting for creditors. Peers find him "thoughtful, careful, considerate and tenacious at the same time."
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.