Law Firm Profile: Weil Gotschal

Law360, New York (November 1, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Republic Engineered Products LLC has turned to Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP twice as it teetered on the brink of destruction.

In 2001, the steel company went to the business finance and restructuring group when it found itself steeped in debt and faced with stiff labor agreements. After the company was saved, a furnace disruption about two years later almost caused the company to shutter.

But Weil Gotshal was able to get capital for the company even though the banks were pushing for liquidation.

“It was...
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