White & Case partner, Mark Glengarry, will be leaving the Firm shortly to join Morgan Stanley as a Managing Director in its Investment Banking division. Mark Glengarry is a London-based partner in the Firm’s Financial Restructuring and Insolvency (FRI) practice.
"We will miss Mark but fully understand and support his decision to take a senior position with one of our leading clients," said Rob Mathews, head of the Firm's WEMEA Banking and Capital Markets Section. "We look forward to continuing to work with him in the future and thank him for his many contributions to the Firm."
Mark Glengarry said: "Joining Morgan Stanley in a business role is very exciting. I look forward to continuing to work with my friends and colleagues at White & Case. I want to thank the Firm for the fantastic opportunities and support that they gave me over the last nine years."
White & Case’s London FRI practice is a recognised leader in complex cross-border insolvencies and workouts. The FRI team of 14 lawyers, including three partners, work closely with the wider banking & capital markets group – which is made up of an additional 24 partners, four counsel and 75 associates – and our 60-lawyer strong litigation team. It has been heavily involved in the majority of key restructurings in the European market and in the last 18 months advised in the restructuring of more the US$52 billion in debt facilities.
Recent work includes: a team led by Gavin McLean, Ian Clark and Michael Doran is currently acting as co-counsel to the private creditor-investor committee on the €200 billion restructuring of Greece's debt; a team led by Christian Pilkington represented Primacom in its successful financial restructuring effected by way of an English scheme of arrangement; a team led by Magdalene Bayim-Adomako represented the steering committee of lenders in connection with the complex consensual restructuring of the US$1.7 billion facilities of Global Investment House (a Kuwaiti investment company); a team led by Christian Pilkington and Laura Prater is currently advising Kaupthing Bank hf, on its on-going Icelandic bankruptcy proceedings and a team led by Stephen Phillips represented the steering committee of lenders on the restructuring of a US$3 billion loan to a holding company of Bawag PSK.
Mark joined the London office of White & Case in 2003.
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