September 22, 2014
International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is pleased to announce that Ray Schrock has joined the Firm’s New York office as a partner to play a leadership role in its market-leading global Business Finance & Restructuring Practice.
Mr. Schrock has substantial experience leading complex, corporate restructuring matters. He has extensive experience representing debtors, non-debtor parent companies and affiliates, secured and unsecured creditors, private equity funds, portfolio companies, and other major stakeholders in in-court and out-of-court restructuring matters.
“Ray’s broad experience will further strengthen the Firm’s world-renowned bankruptcy practice that is continually at the forefront of the most innovative and complex restructurings,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf.
Marcia Goldstein commented: “Gary Holtzer and I, as Co-Heads of Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Practice, are thrilled to have Ray join us. Our entire department looks forward to working with him.”
Mr. Schrock joins Weil from the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP where he was a share partner. He has received accolades as a top practitioner from an array of publications covering the profession, including Law360, Turnarounds & Workouts, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, and Super Lawyers.
About Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Practice
Weil, a leading restructuring firm in the world, not only invented much of what is standard today, but has been involved in almost every type of consensual and litigated restructuring transaction in the United States since the 1970s. Weil has served as chief debtors’ counsel in five of the six largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in history and has represented clients in numerous complicated international insolvencies. Our experience extends to exchange offers, debt for equity swaps, pre-packaged and pre-arranged chapter 11 cases, as well as conventional chapter 11 reorganizations.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1200 lawyers in 20 offices worldwide, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm's four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Benefits, and Executive Compensation, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.