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Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Douglas Rosner and James Wallack Named to Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers List

August 17, 2020Press Releases

BOSTON (August 17, 2020) – Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that directors Douglas Rosner and James Wallack have been named to the inaugural list of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers in the U.S. According to Lawdragon, the lawyers on its list “bring remarkable skills in financing, structuring, litigating and creating a pathway forward” adding “these experts know all the tricks for those companies seeking a fighting chance.”

Rosner is a director in the firm’s nationally recognized Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group, where he represents corporate debtors, unsecured creditors and creditors’ committees, lenders, landlords, asset purchasers and trustees throughout the country and internationally in a wide range of bankruptcy matters including complex Chapter 11 reorganizations, Chapter 7 liquidations, workouts and related litigation and transactions. He has served on the Turnaround Management Association’s Board of Directors (Northeast Region) since 2013 and as the co-chair of the M. Ellen Carpenter Financial Literacy Program, a joint program of the Boston Bar Association and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, since 2014.

Wallack leads the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group and is known nationally for his expertise involving the acquisition and disposition of troubled real estate assets, and his work with retail and consumer products companies. He represents borrowers, debtors-in-possession, purchasers, investors, secured lenders, unsecured creditors’ committees, and landlords in complex Chapter 11 reorganizations, workouts and transactions involving distressed assets. A primary focus of his practice is the representation of private equity firms and their underperforming portfolio companies. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and serves as a member of the organization’s Education Committee for the First Circuit.

The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers guides feature the leading lawyers in a wide range of practice areas in the U.S. and beyond.

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