For 10th Year, Casner & Edwards Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group Recognized by Chambers USA 2023

Boston, MA, June 7, 2023 - Boston law firm Casner & Edwards announces that its Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group along with five attorneys were recognized in the 2023 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. This is the tenth consecutive year that the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group has been ranked by Chambers.

Chambers highlighted Casner & Edwards’ reputation for representing clients in Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters, particularly in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and construction sectors. Chambers’ review noted that Casner’s lawyers are specialists at addressing sophisticated workouts and restructurings, and are skilled at the representation of commercial real estate clients in a wide array of insolvency transactions. According to the Chambers research online, industry practitioners comment that "The firm has a recognized expertise and deep bench. They know the law well and are good problem solvers."

In addition to the practice ranking, Chambers ranked the following individual attorneys from the Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group for their notable practice:

  • Michael J. Fencer has been ranked for the last six years. He advises on bankruptcy litigation, reorganizations, insolvency and receivership proceedings, construction matters and commercial disputes. He represents corporate and nonprofit clients in the housing, education, healthcare and cannabis sectors.

  • Michael J. Goldberg has been ranked for the last 18 years. His expertise includes both in-court and out-of-court restructurings, as well as a variety of commercial and real estate financings. 

  • John T. Morrier has been ranked for the last 18 years. He is noted for providing both litigation and transactional counsel, on matters ranging from corporate restructurings, receiverships and workouts to distressed asset sales. He represents trustees and receivers, and acts for corporate and nonprofit clients in the housing, education, healthcare and cannabis sectors. 

  • Lynne F. Riley has been ranked for the last nine years. She assists local and regional clients with their Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases and bankruptcy litigation. She has served on the Chapter 7 panel of bankruptcy trustees for the District of Massachusetts.

  • A. Davis Whitesell has been ranked for the last nine years. He handles a broad range of insolvency-related matters, with a focus on debtor representation in Chapter 11 cases. 

Selection by Chambers is a highly coveted honor. The publisher selects attorneys and practices for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world. Attorneys, practice areas and firms are ranked by placement in “bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement.

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