of Vinson & Elkins' Restructuring and Reorganization group, Bill Wallander
has led a robust restructuring practice with more than 25 years of experience. A
complex commercial problem solver who knows his way around a courtroom, Bill
has experience in all phases of distress including out-of-court workout and restructurings,
distressed asset acquisitions and divestitures, distressed finance
transactions, bankruptcy cases and litigation.
has experience in representing creditors, syndicated bank groups, bondholder
groups, non-bank lenders, private equity funds, and debtors, among others.
Bill’s experience in complex chapter 11 cases covers all phases of the case
including case preparation, financing, M&A, sales, plans of reorganization,
post-emergence structuring and trusts, and bankruptcy litigation with
substantial experience with fraudulent transfers. Bill has served as a witness
in bankruptcy court (A.G. Financial Service Center, Inc. USBC S.D. Indiana),
and in a significant state court class action matter on bankruptcy issues and
impact. Bill’s practice includes a substantial amount of consulting and
advisory work related to finance, M&A, other transactional structuring, and
risk management for strategic evaluation and planning.
Chambers has recognized Bill in its nationwide
bankruptcy rankings every year since 2004.