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Chapman is a leading authority in the area of municipal restructuring

Since our founding, we have represented the gamut of capital markets participants — from issuers to underwriters, bondholders, lenders, credit enhancement providers, and trustees — structuring transactions to manage municipal insolvency risks and advising on workout, receivership, and chapter 9 matters should they arise. We have represented creditor committees in large municipal restructurings and have represented bondholders and trustees in chapter 9 cases.

Our thought-leading, precedent-setting work in this area has set Chapman apart from other firms in the municipal workout and bankruptcy practice, including Chapman’s go-to treatise, “Municipalities in Distress? How States and Investors Deal with Local Government Financial Emergencies” (2d ed. 2016). Chapman’s focus on finance provides an extensive depth of experience and understanding of the municipal securities marketplace and the particular needs of our clients.   

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