William S. "Will" Sugden

William S. "Will" Sugden


Alston & Bird LLP

Recognized since 2018

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

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Will Sugden is partner with the Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group at Alston & Bird. He represents debtors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees and other fiduciaries, as well as creditors and indenture trustees, in bankruptcy proceedings. Will has substantial experience advising parties on insolvency-related issues arising in workouts and insolvency-related issues in significant transactions. He also has significant experience advising clients on derivatives safe-harbor issues. Chambers USA recognized Will as a 2016 "Up and Coming" lawyer.

Will earned his J.D. and M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University and graduated from Kenyon College, cum laude, with high honors and distinction. He is a member of the Bankruptcy Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia, American Bankruptcy Institute, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors and Southeast Hedge Fund Association. Will is also chair of the executive board that hosts an annual restructuring competition held at the Wharton School for top business schools around the country.

Location

  • One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900
    1201 West Peachtree Street
    Atlanta, GA 30309-3424

Education

  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., graduated 2003
  • Vanderbilt University, MBA, graduated 2003
  • Kenyon College, B.A., graduated 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 11/18/2003

Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Member
  • Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors - Board
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section - Member
  • Southeast Hedge Fund Association - Member

Alston & Bird LLP
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia

227 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

99 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

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