(January 18, 2012, Law360)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges was recognized by Law360, the business newswire owned by Portfolio Media, Inc., as one of its 2011 Groups of the Year in the area of bankruptcy and restructuring
. Citing the firm’s “resolution of massive restructurings that shook the world after the recent financial crisis," Law360’s profile highlighted the group’s recent successes for both debtors and creditors, including representations of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., General Motors Co., Washington Mutual Inc., and AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, among others.
Law 360 reviewed submissions from more than 500 law firms for the rankings across multiple practice areas. Winners were selected based on the significance of the litigation wins or deals worked on; the size and complexity of the litigation wins or deals worked on; and the number of significant, large or complex deals the firms worked on or lawsuits in which a firm had successes.
In sum, Weil received a total of six 2011 Group of the Year designations