May 30, 2023
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Joseph Zujkowski has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner, where he will continue his business restructuring and reorganization practice.
“We are excited to welcome Joe to Gibson Dunn,” said Mylan Denerstein, Co-Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s New York office. “Joe is a rising star whose practice and client base complement our world-class restructuring and reorganization practice in New York and globally.”
“Joe is a terrific addition to the team,” said Scott Greenberg, Global Chair of the firm’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group. “I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Joe for a number of years, and can speak firsthand to his immense talents as a lawyer and to his collaborative style as a colleague. His experience, particularly on the creditor side running ad hoc groups, will ensure that our market-leading practice will continue to grow and meet the ever-increasing demand as the restructuring environment gets more and more active.”
“I’m very pleased to begin the next stage of my career with Gibson Dunn. I look forward to adding my relationships and expertise to Gibson Dunn’s incredible team and working alongside the exceptional lawyers at the firm,” said Joseph.
Joseph’s addition is another step in the expansion of Gibson Dunn’s premier bankruptcy practice, and follows on the heels of a number of other recent high-profile partner hires in the restructuring and distressed finance space. These hires include bankruptcy litigator Lee Wilson, bankruptcy partner AnnElyse Gains, and finance partners Jin Hee Kim, Frederick Lee and Chad Nichols.
Gibson Dunn’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group brings extensive experience to companies in financial distress, their creditors and investors, and parties interested in investing in distressed debt and equity, such as hedge funds, private equity funds and financial institutions. The firm excels in the innovative use of Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to implement restructuring of highly complicated, multijurisdictional, non-U.S. companies, and is a leader in U.S., European and cross-border insolvencies and workouts. Additionally, the group is well-known for crafting cutting-edge and practical solutions, including complex out-of-court workouts and in-court restructuring.