Alexander Woolverton has joined Kramer Levin’s New York office as a partner in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring department.
Mr. Woolverton represents debtors, creditors and distressed investment funds in Chapter 11 cases, out-of-court restructurings and cross-border insolvencies, with a focus on advising distressed investment funds, institutional investors and ad hoc groups of creditors in restructuring matters. Mr. Woolverton also has an active practice representing companies and distressed investment funds in out-of-court liability management and insolvency-sensitive transactions.
Kramer Levin co-managing partners Paul H. Schoeman and Howard T. Spilko said, “Xander has an impressive track record of helping clients successfully navigate complex restructurings and a well-earned reputation as a knowledgeable, thoughtful and committed adviser. That is a terrific combination, and we are pleased to welcome him to Kramer Levin.”
“Xander has helped numerous leading alternative investment firms protect and grow their investors’ capital by representing their interests exceptionally well in restructuring matters, and that’s why those firms routinely seek his guidance and support,” said Kenneth H. Eckstein and Thomas Moers Mayer, co-chairs of Kramer Levin’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring department.
“Kramer Levin’s preeminent restructuring practice has an impeccable reputation and a fantastic team of lawyers,” said Mr. Woolverton. “I am very excited to join them and look forward to supporting the firm’s clients in a wide range of matters.”
Mr. Woolverton joins Kramer Levin from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. He began his career at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP after clerking for the Honorable Martin Glenn of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Woolverton earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School, where he was an associate managing editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, and his B.A. from Oberlin College.
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