A Partner with O’Melveny & Myers, LLP, Suzzanne Uhland practices at the international U.S.-based law firm’s San Francisco and Newport Beach, California, offices. Established in Los Angeles in 1885, the firm now encompasses approximately 850 attorneys practicing in 14 countries. Areas of focus include antitrust, corporate, capital markets, criminal defense, health care, labor, employment, and insurance law. The firm also handles intellectual property and technology matters, offering clients class-action defense counsel.
Corporate finance and transactional law is a major part of O’Melveny & Myers portfolio, spanning private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, and finance and restructuring. Ms. Uhland’s work is primarily in the latter area, with an emphasis on Chapter 11 bankruptcy, distressed loan, financing, and restructuring matters.
Suzzanne Uhland’s substantial experience extends beyond Chapter 11 reorganizations and distress sales under Bankruptcy Code Section 363(b). She frequently assists private and public entities, and financial institutions in credit financing matters, crafting transactions in such a way as to minimize bankruptcy-related risks. Her range of experience extends to companies in the technology, health care, entertainment, retail, and real estate sectors. She notably represented Saga Investments, LLC in its acquisition of assets from deCODE genetics, Inc, within the context of the firm’s Chapter 11 filing.
Ms. Uhland has received recognition for her expertise in restructuring matters, earning inclusion in Chambers and Partners USA for three years running. Suzzanne Uhland is listed in the Who’s Who Legal Insolvency & Restructuring in California and was chosen by peers for inclusion in the The Best Lawyers in America.