NEW YORK — July 2, 2012 — Hunton & Williams LLP continues its expansion in New York with the arrival of Michael P. Richman as a partner in its bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights practice group. With more than 25 years of experience, he is skilled in all aspects of chapter 11 bankruptcy. Richman joins the firm from Patton Boggs, where he chaired its bankruptcy practice.
"Michael is an accomplished bankruptcy lawyer and his move to Hunton & Williams is another step in our strategy to further enhance our national practice," said Tyler P. Brown, global head of the firm's bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights practice group.
Peter S. Partee, who leads the practice group in New York, added, "I have admired Michael for years and am delighted for him to join our bankruptcy team in New York. Michael's enviable skill set and strong reputation among bankruptcy judges and practitioners alike makes him an invaluable addition to our team. Financial restructuring has been the mainstay of our practice in New York, and we believe Michael will make a tremendous contribution in that respect."
Richman is a former president of the American Bankruptcy Institute and regularly lectures on bankruptcy, insolvency and ethics topics.
Hunton & Williams handles major bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights representations for a wide range of national institutional and other clients in federal and state courts across the United States, including the traditional bankruptcy fora of the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware.
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Hunton & Williams LLP provides legal services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals, as well as to a broad array of other entities. Since our establishment more than a century ago, Hunton & Williams has grown to more than 800 lawyers serving clients in 100 countries from 19 offices around the world. While our practice has a strong industry focus on energy, financial services and life sciences, the depth and breadth of our experience extends to more than 100 separate practice areas, including bankruptcy and creditors' rights, commercial litigation, corporate transactions and securities law, intellectual property, international and government relations, regulatory law, products liability, and privacy and information management. For additional information visit our website at www.hunton.com.