||Topic: Restructuring and Insolvency Regimes in the United States and Around the World
Time: April 14th (Tuesday) 15:00-16:30
Location: 306 Mingfa Building
Lecturer: James H.M. Sprayregen President, INSOL International
Host: Prof. Li Shuguang
James Sprayregen is a Restructuring partner in the Chicago and New York offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Sprayregen is recognized as one of the country's outstanding restructuring lawyers. Mr. Sprayregen has extensive experience representing major U.S. and international companies in and out of court as well as buyers and sellers of assets in distressed situations. He also has experience advising boards of directors, and generally representing domestic and international debtors and creditors in workout, insolvency, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Mr. Sprayregen returned to Kirkland & Ellis in December 2008. He rejoined the Firm after nearly three years with Goldman Sachs, where he was co-head of Goldman Sach's Americas Restructuring Group and helped lead Goldman Sach's practice advising clients in restructuring and distressed situations. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Sprayregen spent 16 years at Kirkland & Ellis, where he led some of the most complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in recent history, including for United Airlines, Conseco, NRG Energy, and TWA Corp.