Press Release
August 1, 2023

Goodwin Expands Financial Restructuring Group with Partner Robert Lemons in New York

Global law firm Goodwin today announced that Robert Lemons joined the firm’s Financial Restructuring group as a partner, resident in the New York office.

“Rob is a highly skilled lawyer who brings significant experience in representing both creditors and debtors,” said Michael H. Goldstein, chair of Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring group. “We are thrilled to have Rob join our active and experienced financial restructuring group as we assist clients across the capital stack in navigating complex distressed situations.”

Rob represents debtors, creditors, acquirers, and other participants in in- and out-of-court reorganizations. His creditor representations have included ad hoc groups of secured lenders, DIP lenders, master lessors, customers, and joint venture counterparties in chapter 11 cases and out of court workouts. Rob’s debtor representations have included a variety of in- and out-of-court restructurings of public and private companies.

Goodwin’s Financial Restructuring group helps clients with the most complex high profile, middle-market restructurings, and distressed opportunities. As both negotiators and litigators, they represent every type of major stakeholder in troubled companies and investment funds or vehicles. The firm is recognized by Legal 500 for excellence in Financial Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) and is ranked by The Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.  Members of the Financial Restructuring group who have been recognized include Michael H. Goldstein, Alexander Nicas, Celine Domenget-Morin, Geoff O’Dea, Howard Steel, Kizzy Jarashow and Simon Thomas.