Bankruptcy MVP: Skadden's Jay Goffman

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 8:10 PM EST) -- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP partner Jay Goffman orchestrated a prepackaged restructuring of international vodka giant Central European Distribution Corp. and helped AMR Corp. creditors pilot American Airlines Inc. toward an $11 billion merger with US Airways Group Inc., earning him a place as one of Law360's Bankruptcy MVPs.

Goffman, the global head of Skadden's corporate restructuring practice, pioneered the prepackaged bankruptcy in the early 1990s and blazed new trails with the concept in 2013, shepherding Eastern Europe's CEDC to a successful reorganization in Delaware...
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