Thirty years of corporate restructuring and Chapter 11 experience. Committed to exploring all workout options—both in and out of court. Respected counsel on distressed asset disposition and acquisition.
Mike Pankow takes a comprehensive approach to advising his clients on their business reorganization or Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings or purchases. Focusing on each client’s unique legal and business objectives, he offers sophisticated, actionable solutions to organizations navigating corporate restructuring or seeking to acquire distressed assets. As a transactional attorney, he provides structural advice regarding mergers and acquisitions and issuing and review of non-consolidation opinions in structured finance transactions. In Chapter 11 cases he helps formulate strategies that fit the client’s restructuring objectives and is an aggressive and effective advocate for them. In addition to helping clients in the midst of restructurings, he also advises boards of directors considering business reorganization or distressed asset acquisition on their duties and options to allow for informed decision-making.
Handling restructurings across industries and geographic areas gives Mike breadth of experience and knowledge. Clients appreciate Mike’s commitment to finding and executing creative solutions. Whether it is a sale transaction, investment or a traditional reorganization, he is calm, informed and solution-oriented.