Deryck A. Palmer

Deryck Palmer is a partner in the law firm's Insolvency & Restructuring practice. He has extensive experience advising domestic and multinational clients on out-of-court workouts, corporate restructurings and bankruptcy cases in a broad range of industries including financial services, healthcare, construction, real estate, energy, and manufacturing. Clients describe Deryck as “an outstanding adviser” and “a sharp and creative attorney," with “a depth of experience that only a few can match,” as noted in Chambers Global and Chambers USA.

Deryck has handled some of the largest and most significant matters in the country during the past three decades, including LyondellBasell Industries, Apollo Health Street, and Citibank in the Lehman Brothers chapter 11 case. He was one of the lead counsel to the U.S. Treasury Department in the General Motors restructuring, and was the lead counsel for the Detroit School System, the sixth largest school district in the country, where he guided one of the most successful out-of-court municipal restructurings.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Insolvency & Restructuring, 2) Leveraged Buyouts, 3) Distressed Investing, 4) Distressed Real Estate and 5) Bank and Leveraged Finance
Law School University of Michigan Law School - J.D.
Education Syracuse University - B.A.
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Experience 30 years
Most recent firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
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