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Baker Botts Adds Veteran Financial Restructuring Lawyer to NY Office

August 02, 2019, 09:00 AM

Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology and energy law firm, announced that Robin Spigel, who regularly represents large and complex troubled companies in Chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings, has joined the New York office as a partner in the Financial Restructuring practice.

For more than 20 years, Ms. Spigel has represented debtors, acquirers, creditors, landlords and professionals in various distressed company transactions. She has extensive transactional and courtroom experience, particularly with respect to debtor-side matters, which are core to Baker Botts’ Financial Restructuring practice.

“Demand from the firm’s clients for financial restructuring services continues to grow at a rapid pace,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. “The addition of Robin to our New York office will provide us with another seasoned restructuring lawyer to serve our diverse and highly active client base. We are delighted to welcome her to the firm.”

“Robin’s arrival at the firm could not come at a better time,” said Renee Wilm, Partner-in-Charge of the New York office, East Coast Corporate Department Chair and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. “Robin is a highly experienced practitioner who will enhance the strength of our financial restructuring team at a time of increasing client demand. We are exceptionally pleased with the successful growth of our East Coast corporate group over the past two years, and we look forward to continued momentum.”

"I am excited to join the financial restructuring team at Baker Botts and to enhance an already strong practice. Baker Botts has first-rate lawyers and an excellent culture. I look forward to continuing my career there and helping to further build a best-in-class restructuring practice," said Ms. Spigel.

Ms. Spigel earned her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and her B.A. from Oberlin College.

Lawyers in Baker Botts’ Financial Restructuring practice guide and advise their clients through the treacherous terrain of out-of-court workouts, reorganization cases and liquidations. The practice spans virtually every major industry and geographic region of the country and includes representation of financially troubled companies, creditors, committees, asset acquirers and financial institutions in every aspect of complex reorganizations.

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