Larry Halperin


Academic Area

Areas of Expertise

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Workouts, Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy Proceeding, Distressed Investing, Financial Advisor Retention, Loan Syndications and Trading/Syndicated Credits, Mergers and Acquisitions, Senior Lending, Workouts and Out-of-Court Restructurings

Education: B.B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan; J.D., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Larry Halperin serves as Co-Office leader of the Chapman and Cutler LLP New York Office and is a partner in the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group.

Larry focuses his practice on financial restructuring of distressed companies, high yield and distressed debt transactions, commercial lending transactions and mergers and acquisitions. In addition to being a licensed attorney, Larry is also a CPA, and typically represents agents, private funds, investment banks and financial institutions in connection with their investments in, and financing transactions to, mid-cap companies. As part of his mergers and acquisitions practice, Larry has counseled clients who desire to acquire portfolio companies in need of restructuring by acquiring such companies' distressed debt. He has also counseled lenders in connection with an orderly exercise of remedies to achieve a practical, business oriented restructuring solution for the company and the acquiring fund. He also advises clients participating in the global secondary market for troubled and non-performing loans and claims.

As an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, American College of Investment Counsel, and the Turnaround Management Association, Larry speaks at industry conferences on distressed investing and restructuring topics. In addition, he lectures to restructuring classes for undergraduate business and MBA students and is an adjunct professor at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia where he teaches a corporate restructuring class. Larry also contributes to thought leadership for the industry, publishing articles and client alerts, and is co-author of three case studies on restructuring concepts that have been presented in business schools and at industry conferences.