Five Dilworth Attorneys Honored for Outstanding Legal Work in Chambers USA 2019

04/26/2019

April, 26 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) - Dilworth Paxson LLP is pleased to announce that five attorneys in the areas of Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use have been ranked in Chambers USA 2019. Lawrence G. McMichael, Chair of Professional Practice; James M. Matour, Partner and Co-Chair, Bankruptcy & Insolvency Group; Martin J. Weis, Partner; Anne Marie Aaronson, Partner; and Neil Sklaroff, Partner, were all honored for their legal work in Pennsylvania.

The Firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring team advises 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 call Dilworth Paxson "a leading firm when it comes to representing debtors," and are also known for its "superior lawyers, huge cases and an excellent level of work."

The Chambers USA 2019 guide recognized Lawrence McMichael 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 known as a "superstar" within Pennsylvania's bankruptcy market, and is “thought very highly of as an esteemed lawyer in a league of his own."

James Matour is a respected bankruptcy attorney noted for his expertise in debtor representation insolvency matters. His peers report that he is a "standout lawyer who is practical, has a strong business approach and has unbelievable rapport with judges."

Anne Marie Aaronson is described as “easy to deal with, smart, pragmatic, hard-working and reliable."  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 described him as "academically excellent and a pleasure to work with."

Neil Sklaroff is a highly skilled attorney, known for his proficiency in the zoning and land use space, regularly working with clients such as property developers. Sources say he is "a very good lawyer, and personable."

Chambers has published in-depth and objective guides to the legal profession since 1990. Their team of over 170 full-time researchers identify and rank the world's best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research. The guides are used by clients throughout the world when they need to find reliable, capable and appropriate business lawyers. The rankings can be viewed online here.

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