Patrick, Manthey, Barriere, and Nobles Named to Lawdragon’s 2024 “500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers” List

Fishman Haygood attorneys Billy Patrick, Tristan Manthey, Brent Barriere, and Cherie Nobles recently were selected to the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers guide. Patrick is recognized for Corporate Bankruptcy & Restructuring; Manthey for Bankruptcy, Reorganization, & Litigation; Barriere for Litigation, including Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights; and Nobles for Bankruptcy Litigation. All 11 Louisiana practitioners named to the list are from New Orleans, with Fishman Haygood leading area firms with highest number of recognized attorneys. Click here to see the announcement.

This list represents the “best of the best helping companies navigate ailing economies and uncertain times.” Lawdragon based its selections on journalistic reporting and nominations, as well as vetting by peers and experts in the field of bankruptcy law. Honorees not only have been in practice for 10 years, with rare exception, but also have earned the respect of their counterparts and clients.

Patrick concentrates his practice in corporate bankruptcy, corporate workouts, and financial restructuring, representing debtors, committees, trustees, equity investors, and other parties in interest. He has played major roles in the restructuring of casinos, utility companies, restaurant and fast-food chains, hotels, television broadcast companies, orthodontic management companies, and resolving claims arising from asbestos, breast implants, nuclear radiation, and other hazards through the bankruptcy process. Click to learn more about his practice.

Since 1998, Manthey has concentrated his practice on Chapter 11 reorganizations, business workouts, debt restructuring, insolvency litigation, and creditor’s rights. He is experienced in complex financial and legal matters involving numerous industries, including but not limited to, oil and gas, medical, construction, manufacturing, casinos, hotel and tourism, utilities, gaming companies, public television broadcast companies, service companies, real estate ventures, retailers, and restaurants.  He is experienced in representing debtors-in-possession, creditor committees, secured creditors, significant creditors and investors. Read about Manthey’s practice here.

Barriere has over 40 years of experience litigating commercial cases. He represents clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, securities litigation, breach of contract, business valuation disputes, director and officer claims, error and omission claims, and class actions. He has developed a national practice niche representing trustees and receivers in varied litigation. Click here to read more about his practice.

Nobles concentrates on debtor and creditor rights, and she has experience representing both large, complex companies and small companies in bankruptcy. Her experience includes representation of debtors, trustees, unsecured creditors’ committees, and creditors in commercial bankruptcy and workout business cases in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. Learn more about her practice here.

Congratulations to these outstanding attorneys! Click here to read more about Fishman Haygood’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring group.