Turnaround Management Association Recognizes Debevoise Partners in Turnaround and Transaction of the Year Awards

7 September 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton partners M. Natasha Labovitz and Jasmine Ball have been recognized by the Turnaround Management Association for advising on two “Transaction of the Year” award-winning matters.

Ms. Labovitz was honored in the “Transaction of the Year: Pro Bono” category for her role advising The Big Apple Circus on various restructuring alternatives, as well as working with the board and management team to decide how to both maximize value for creditors and honor the company’s nonprofit mission.

Ms. Ball was recognized in the “Transaction of the Year: International” category for her role as aircraft counsel in CHC Group’s Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, in which CHC successfully restructured more than $2 billion in indebtedness.

Debevoise’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group advises companies, creditors, sponsors, boards of directors, acquirors and other parties-in-interest in complex distressed situations, and is widely recognized by clients and peers for providing business-oriented and sophisticated advice on the wide range of legal issues triggered by financial distress. Consistently ranked as a leading firm in Bankruptcy and Restructuring in Chambers USA and in Corporate Restructuring in The Legal 500 US, Debevoise regularly plays a major role in high-profile out-of-court restructurings, strategic transactions and litigation involving troubled businesses, Chapter 11 cases and cross-border insolvencies.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.