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Ken Ziman

Ken Ziman

Managing Director, Restructuring
New York City, NY, USA

Ken Ziman joined Lazard as a Managing Director in the Global Restructuring Group in March 2016 after more than 25 years as a corporate restructuring lawyer, most recently as the deputy practice leader with Skadden Arps’ corporate restructuring practice. Previously, Mr. Ziman was a partner with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Historically, Mr. Ziman regularly represented clients in out-of-court restructurings and in-court proceedings, primarily focusing on representing troubled companies through all stages of the restructuring process. He will continue to advise clients in connection with liability management efforts, workouts, the formulation and development of out-of-court restructurings or Chapter 11 plans and financings. In addition, Mr. Ziman has represented and will continue to represent investors in and acquirers of financially distressed companies in workouts and Chapter 11 cases and provide advice regarding the structuring of corporate transactions.

Mr. Ziman has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America. He also has been included in Turnaround & Workouts’ list of Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers as well as in Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, the Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers and IFLR1000. He was named as a worldwide leading lawyer in Euromoney Institutional Investor’s 2015 Banking Finance and Transactional Expert Guide.

Colgate University, B.A., magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.


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