Bankruptcy/Restructuring Attorney Geoffrey T. Raicht Joins Proskauer As Partner In NYC

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 15:56

Proskauer has announced the expansion of its Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group and global Corporate Department with the addition of Geoffrey T. Raicht as a partner in the New York office.

The former co-head of McDermott Will & Emery’s Restructuring/Insolvency Affinity Group, Mr. Raicht focuses his practice on representing debtors, creditors, lenders, board members, receivers, and foreign administrators and liquidators, as well as private equity and venture capital funds, in large, complex Chapter 11 cases and restructuring matters.

Mr. Raicht served as a clerk to Judge Jeffry H. Gallet of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

He is the latest addition to Proskauer’s Corporate Department, which has experienced significant global expansion in recent months with the addition in London of Kate Simpson (Private Investment Funds), Peter McGowan (Private Investment Funds, Hedge Funds),  and Russell T. Carmedy and Michael Nouril (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions), and the announced addition of Nigel van Zyl and Oliver Rochman (Private Investment Funds); Seung Chong and Jeremy Leifer (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions), Gene Buttrill (Capital Markets) and Jay C.S. Tai (Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions) in Hong Kong; and Frank Zarb (Capital Markets, Finance) in Washington, DC.