Michael P. Kessler

Michael Kessler is a partner in the Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group. Michael's practice focuses on the out-of-court restructuring and bankruptcy representation of large, public company chapter 11 debtors, most recently including Capmark Financial Group, Inc., LNR Corporation, Lehman Brothers and SemGroup. He also represents large creditors, creditors' committees and equity interests in bankruptcy cases, including in the chapter 11 cases of MF Global, Inc., Delphi Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Avianca Airlines, Federal Mogul Corporation, Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc.

In addition, Michael has extensive experience in complex bankruptcy litigation, including matters involving fraudulent conveyance, substantive consolidation, debt subordination and recharacterization, and lender liability.