Edward H. Tillinghast III

Mr. Tillinghast is a partner and co-chair of the firm's Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group. He is also regularly in our Shanghai office where he has continued to represent parties in restructurings and insolvency related litigations since 1997.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Tillinghast specializes in corporate reorganizations and restructurings, cross-border insolvencies, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy-related litigation, distressed mergers and acquisitions, advising distressed asset investors on high-yield investments and insolvency-related securitization opinions. Mr. Tillinghast advises clients in many jurisdictions throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Russia, South America and the United States, and has argued cases in many courts including the Supreme Court of the United States and the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal. He has represented creditors, debtors, institutional lenders, bondholder committees, indenture trustees, creditors' committees and distressed asset investors in bankruptcy cases, out-of-court restructurings, and distressed asset sales in many industries, including automotive, aviation, fashion, financial services, food and food products, gaming, health care, high technology, infrastructure projects, manufacturing, media and entertainment, mining, new media, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, publishing, real estate, retail, sporting goods, shipping, sports teams, steel, telecommunications and utilities.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Bankruptcy and Restructuring, 2) Bankruptcy Litigation, 3) International Practice, 4) China and 5) Litigation
Law School Kent Law School - University of Kent ( J.D., 1983)
Education Lake Forest College (B.A.,1980)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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