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Practice Areas
  • Restructuring
Education
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1979
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1976
Clerkship
  • Hon. Albert V. Bryan, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Honors
  • Recognized in Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2003
  • Recognized in Legal Media Group's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers

Rick Wyron

Founding Partner
Washington, D.C.
(202) 747-6800
[email protected]

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Mr. Wyron has significant expertise in asbestos-related bankruptcy and restructuring matters. He represented an asbestos defendant in developing and implementing its strategy to resolve its asbestos liabilities, leading to confirmation of one of the first Chapter 11 plans of reorganization utilizing Section 524(g) of the Bankruptcy Code. He presently represents the court-appointed representative for future asbestos claimants in major Chapter 11 cases including W. R. Grace, and an asbestos compensation trust formed under a court-approved plan of reorganization to resolve asbestos-related liabilities.

Mr. Wyron also advises parties in out-of-court restructurings involving Indian gaming enterprises, including representing the Pueblo of Pojoaque in restructuring the financing for its Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino and other tribal casino-owning entities dealing with financial distress.

Mr. Wyron focuses on creating practical solutions to complex business and legal issues, using the tools of bankruptcy where appropriate to accomplish his clients’ objectives. Chambers USA has described Mr. Wyron as "an imaginative strategist" with "good judgment and a balanced approach," and as a "smart lawyer who gets the best deal for his client."

Admitted in
       •  Maryland
       •  District of Columbia

Court Admissions
       Supreme Court of the United States
       United States Court of Appeals
       •  District of Columbia Circuit
       •  Third Circuit
       •  Fourth Circuit
       United States District Court
       •  District of Columbia
       •  Maryland

Memberships
       •  The District of Columbia Bar
       •  Maryland State Bar Association
       •  American Bankruptcy Institute
       •  American Bar Association