Eric Lopez Schnabel is a partner and co-Chair in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring group. He regularly represents a variety of constituents, including both public and non-public companies, throughout many stages of work-out, pre-bankruptcy planning and the Chapter 11 reorganization or liquidation process. He is counsel to significant creditors, official committees and lenders in bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings.
Eric's background as a trial lawyer adds to his abilities to counsel clients both in distressed and healthy litigation and corporate settings. He has and continues to try cases in both federal and state courts, including the Delaware Court of Chancery. Eric also has been lead counsel in appeals to the Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, and Fifth Circuits.
Eric's litigation work in the restructuring field brings an important perspective to his corporate finance clients. Eric represents sellers and buyers of a variety of distressed assets in and outside of bankruptcy, including operating companies, real estate, fixed assets and distressed debt.