Law Firm Profile: Debevoise & Plimpton

Law360, New York (September 15, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With only seven partners and 23 lawyers overall, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has a relatively small bankruptcy practice group. But that hasn’t stopped the firm from taking on some of the world’s largest restructurings.

In fact, the practice group grew out of work the firm did in the early 1980s representing automotive giant Chrysler Corp. and Chrysler Financial Corp. For that case, Debevoise attorneys did about 15 types of transactions, which really transformed the practice, said Steven Gross, the head of the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring...
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