May 01, 2018
Business Finance & Restructuring partner Ryan Preston Dahl has been named an “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts for 2018. The select list, which features 12 lawyers throughout the United States, recognizes the attorneys under age 40 who have worked on the industry’s prominent bankruptcies and restructurings.
Mr. Dahl was recognized for his role in several high-profile restructurings, including serving as co-lead counsel to Claire’s Stores, Inc. in its chapter reorganization, which is expected to reduce the retailer’s debt by approximately $2 billion and protect up to 10,000 jobs. The publication also credited Mr. Dahl for spearheading Avaya Inc.’s chapter 11 proceeding and restructuring more than $6 billion of funded debt obligations. In addition, he was recognized for representing Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, in its $18.4 billion chapter 11 restructuring, and for leading Horsehead Holding Corp.’s chapter 11 case, where Mr. Dahl successfully prosecuted a complex valuation trial.
Turnarounds & Workouts is a newsletter for professionals tracking distressed businesses in the United States and Canada. The full list of award winners can be found in the April 2018 issue.