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Turnarounds & Workouts Names Stroock Partner Kristopher Hansen as one of 2014's Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, announced that Kristopher Hansen, partner and chair of the Financial Restructuring Practice Group, was recognized by Turnarounds & Workouts as one of 2014's "Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers," an honor given to only a dozen attorneys in the country.   

According to Turnarounds & Workouts, Mr. Hansen was recognized for his role as lead counsel in the restructurings of Trump Entertainment Resorts in its chapter 11 filing, winning issue of first impression granting company's request to reject its CBA; a $5.3 billion class of first lien lenders of Caesars Entertainment in negotiating a restructuring of its almost $20 billion capital structure; and Fortress as plan sponsor and significant bank debt holder of LightSquared in multi-billion dollar restructuring. 

Turnarounds & Workouts is a monthly publication focusing on distressed business news in the United States and Canada.  Its "Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers" list appears in the publication's December issue.   

This is the fifth time Mr. Hansen has been recognized for excellence by Turnarounds & Workouts.   

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad.  Stroock's emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation's leading law firms for 138 years.  Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security/CFIUS, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.  For more information, please visit Stroock's website at

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