Craig Barbarosh has steered clients through many of the largest Chapter 11 cases throughout the country, frequently representing lenders in complex debt restructurings and indenture trustees to protect the interests of bondholders. With more than 25 years of experience, Craig finds practical and business-savvy solutions to the complex and unique issues that arise in large Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court debt restructurings. An effective insolvency counsel must be both strategic and an exceptional negotiator. Craig's comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of Chapter 11 proceedings allows him to identify the critical issues and leverage the most compelling arguments to advance his clients' interests, often avoiding the need for protracted litigation. Institutional lenders, indenture trustees, investment and private equity funds and creditors' and equity committees regularly rely on Craig for his creative strategies and effective problem-solving approach to obtain optimal recoveries. Representing indenture trustees requires a combination of finesse, expertise and pragmatism. Craig excels in protecting the interests of the banks and other institutions serving in corporate trust capacities, while delivering exceptional recoveries and outcomes for the underlying noteholders. In some of the largest recent Chapter 11 cases, Craig has represented indenture trustees for investors holding billions of dollars of notes to achieve outstanding outcomes for his clients and their constituencies using creative approaches to resolving complex issues, strategic litigation and skilled negotiation. Craig also serves on the board of directors for several public companies, which gives him valuable experience understanding the business and practical issues his clients face.