McDermott Will & Emery
Darren Azman focuses his practice on corporate restructurings, creditors’ rights and distressed acquisitions. Darren’s clients include private equity sponsors, troubled companies and their boards of directors, secured lenders and other constituents in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings.
Darren has distinct restructuring experience in the fields of manufacturing, renewable energy, health care, technology, maritime and transportation, and cross-border restructurings, including insolvency proceedings in Brazil, Germany, Japan and Korea. He routinely litigates matters in US Bankruptcy Courts and other venues.
Darren also acts as a trusted advisor to emerging companies by helping them navigate a wide range of business and legal issues, including capital formation, licensing, developing and leveraging intellectual property, strategic alliances, regulatory compliance, employee and labor matters, litigation and general corporate matters. During law school, Darren took a leave of absence to start a health care technology company in New York, which still exists today. Darren’s prior experience on the business side of emerging companies gives him a unique ability to provide clients with guidance on matters that directly impact business growth. His clients include emerging companies in the technology, healthcare, energy, blockchain, cryptocurrency, telecommunications and media space.