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James A. Wright III

James Wright is a partner in the firm’s Boston office, where he is a member of the restructuring and insolvency practice group. He focuses his practice on representing corporations, bondholders, private equity funds, hedge funds, institutional investors, and other interested parties in corporate restructurings, both in and out of court, with an emphasis on large chapter 11 cases.

James has represented clients in a variety of matters, including representing: debtors in stand-alone reorganizations, sales of assets, and liquidations in chapter 11; corporations, private equity funds, and hedge funds as stalking horse and competing bidders in section 363 asset sales; various creditors in adversary proceedings and contested matters regarding claim allowance, setoff rights, and plan confirmation; and private equity funds in out-of-court restructurings of portfolio companies. He also frequently provides advice regarding investments in distressed and potentially distressed companies.

Prior to joining the firm, James was counsel in the Boston office of a global law firm. He concentrated his practice on debtor-in-possession and committee representations, advising private equity and hedge funds regarding distressed investments, bankruptcy litigation, and 363 sales.

  •  Massachusetts Chambers Bankruptcy/Restructuring – since 2020
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  • “Parsing and Complying with New Rule 2019,” American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, October 2011
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