Elliott Greenleaf, P.C. proudly announces that Director, Shareholder and Chair of the Commercial Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena, has been selected as one of forty-six Top Latino Lawyers of 2017 in the country by Latino Leaders Magazine.
Zahralddin-Aravena is a Shareholder, Director, and Practice Chair at Elliott Greenleaf. He founded the Elliott Greenleaf Delaware office in 2007, which specializes in business law, as its first Managing Shareholder. He is a litigator and advises businesses in compliance, corporate formation, corporate governance, insolvency, distressed M&A, commercial transactions, cyber law, regulatory actions, and cross border issues. He served as special litigation counsel in Washington Mutual, the largest bank insolvency in U.S. history. He negotiated a settlement of more than $50 million for Nortel’s permanently disabled former employees and then was granted a favorable Internal Revenue Service private letter ruling which saved his clients $2.6 million. He received the 2014 Large Company Transaction of the Year Award from the Turnaround Management Association for his work in the sale of the U.S. and China assets of a publicly traded company. Mr. Zahralddin is the new Co-Editor of Reorganizing Failing Businesses, the American Bar Association’s treatise on chapter 11 practice. He received the Delaware State Bar Association’s MJL “Excellence in Community Service Award” in 2016. He is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.