Raniero D’Aversa is
chair of Orrick’s Restructuring group. He is a market-leading practitioner in
bankruptcies, out-of-court restructurings and creditors’ rights controversies
and brings years of experience representing DIP lenders, secured lenders, bank
groups and hedge funds in those capacities.
Ron is the designated restructuring counsel to many leading
financial institutions such as The Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of America,
Citibank, Commerzbank, Wells Fargo, Toronto-Dominion Bank and The Bank of Nova
Scotia. He has represented clients in bankruptcies, workouts, DIP loans,
distressed debt transactions, bankruptcy litigation, derivatives and distressed
acquisitions. Ron has represented interests of financial institutions and
investors in such restructuring and bankruptcy cases as Ocean Rig, Seadrill,
CHC Helicopter, Erickson, Indiana Toll Road, Pocahontas Parkway, Eagle
Bulk, Spyglass Films, American Airlines, Republic Airlines, Chemtura
Corporation, Quebecor, AbitibiBowater, North Las Vegas, Ritchie Risk-Linked
Strategies, Star Diamond, Lehman and Mesa Airlines.