Bankruptcy & Restructuring

The Brattle Group combines industry expertise with financial, economic, and statistical analyses to advise debtors, creditors, courts, examiners, and governments on major restructurings and liquidations.

Brattle’s experts have testified in, or consulted on, many of the largest and most complex bankruptcies, including Caesars, U.S. Steel Canada, Lehman Brothers, Washington Mutual, Nortel Networks, Enron, Tribune, and Refco. Brattle analyses have been relied upon for determinations of plan confirmation, fraudulent conveyance, substantive consolidation, and monetary damages.

Our Focus
  • Business Enterprise and Securities Valuation
  • Credit and Solvency Analysis
  • Equity versus Debt Distinction
  • Claims Estimation
  • Forensic Accounting

Austin smith
Ms. Austin Smith specializes in M&A and bankruptcy disputes with subject matter expertise in valuation and credit and solvency analysis. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Ms. Borucki is a financial economist with experience providing advice and developing expert testimony on the application of corporate finance and economics in both litigation and strategic engagements. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Mr. Mudge, Chief Operating Officer of The Brattle Group, is an expert in corporate and project finance matters in the energy industry. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
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Dr. Zhou is a valuation, corporate finance, and accounting expert with more than 15 years of consulting experience. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Senior Associates
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Senior Associate
Mr. McKnight has over 14 years of experience in economic consulting in litigation and advisory engagements pertaining to securities and finance litigation, product liability, bankruptcy, and commercial disputes. More icon f02782c24cccaf6d90e1da53920c42f20e5a8955f54ac2ca5727ec7dc89987b4
Expertise in Coal Bankruptcy
February 2016
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
The Implications of Transfer Pricing in Bankruptcy
May 29, 2015
Bin Zhou and Steven D. Felgran
Published in Bloomberg BNA
Asset Value Trumps Discounted Cash Flow in Another Bankruptcy Valuation Dispute
July 29, 2014
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Solvency Analysis in the Context of Fraudulent Transfer after Eleventh Circuit’s TOUSA Reversal
June 2012
Published in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Business Reorganization Committee Newsletter