Paul Hastings Partners Named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers

December 22, 2010

New York, NY (December 22, 2010) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a leading global law firm, announced today that partners Jesse H. Austin, III and Paul E. Harner were named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers for 2010 by Turnarounds & Workouts. Mr. Austin and Mr. Harner were two of only 12 lawyers named to the list, which appears in the publications December issue.

Mr. Austin was recognized for his role as lead counsel in numerous complex restructures and bankruptcy cases this year, including his representation of UBS in its role as agent to first-lien lenders in the American Safety Razor chapter 11 filing.

Mr. Harner led the firm's representation of the debtors in the Six Flags bankruptcy cases, which resulted in the successful restructuring of the theme park operator's balance sheet, the payment in full of virtually all creditors, and the preservation of thousands of jobs. Additionally, Mr. Harner was lead counsel in a number of novel and complex restructurings and chapter 11 matters in 2010.

Turnarounds & Workouts Newsletter (t&w) tracks distressed businesses in the United States and Canada and provides lists annually of the outstanding firms and professionals working in the bankruptcy, corporate renewal, investment, turnaround, and restructuring industries.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.

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