Suzzanne Uhland and the Restructuring Practice at O’Melveny & Myers LLP
In her role as Chair of the Restructuring Practice at the San Francisco and Newport Beach offices of law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Suzzanne Uhland oversees an award-winning division staffed by some of the world’s most talented legal professionals. With over 60 finance and restructuring attorneys operating in 15 countries across the globe, O’Melveny’s Restructuring Practice has assisted privately held companies and public organizations of all sizes with the challenging task of remaining viable in today’s uncertain economic climate.
As many traditional sources of debt financing become increasingly difficult for enterprises in distress to access, Suzzanne Uhland and her colleagues at O’Melveny & Myers LLP strive to provide clients with actionable solutions designed to optimally facilitate Chapter 11 filings, 363(b) sales, debt reorganization, and existing asset management. Earning numerous accolades for her innovative leadership approach and impressive litigation capabilities, Suzzanne Uhland has participated in a wide array of high profile cases including the recent Excite@Home Chapter 11 proceedings and estate liquidation, the acquisition of the Read Rite Corporation by Western Digital, and the Saga Investments, LLC takeover of deCODE Genetics, Inc.
Boasting a long track record of success collaborating with troubled enterprises in need of aggressive legal representation, Suzzanne Uhland and O’Melveny & Myers LLP possess a comprehensive understanding of the complex mechanisms that drive global financial markets. By assembling multi-geographic, multi-disciplinary teams of experienced attorneys well versed in the integration of finance, taxation, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory, and capital markets counseling, O’Melveny extends legal support of an unmatched caliber, often winning a solid consensus among the creditors and investors of bankrupt enterprises without the need for time consuming and costly litigation.
Aside from her work as Chair of the Restructuring Practice at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Suzzanne Uhland maintains a busy schedule as a sought-after speaker for legal conferences, forums, and symposiums. Delving into hot-button issues such as the application of intellectual property licenses in bankruptcy proceedings and how circuit splits can potentially spur forum shopping, Suzzanne Uhland has shared her expert perspective with attendees of the California Bankruptcy Forum, the Financial Lawyers Conference, and the ABI Winter Leadership Conference, among other annual gatherings.