Bloomberg Law
June 11, 2020, 9:01 PM

Steptoe Hires McDermott Partner to Lead Bankruptcy Practice

Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Stephanie Russell-Kraft
Special Correspondent

Steptoe & Johnson hired McDermott Will and Emery bankruptcy partner Jeff Reisner to lead the firm’s insolvency and restructuring practice.

Reisner, who will be based in Steptoe’s Los Angeles and New York offices, was global co-head of McDermott’s restructuring and insolvency group. He plans to grow the firm’s practice to include foreign investors, creditors and debtors impacted by foreign debtors filing for bankruptcy in the United States.

The lateral move comes as Big Law firms gear up for an expected surge in bankruptcies caused by the economic collapses during the coronavirus pandemic. Many firms have been rearranging and deepening their ...

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