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The current and future state of restructuring: An interview with Rick Chesley, co-US managing partner, DLA Piper

11/5/2020 Elisabetta Bartoloni

Heidrick & Struggles’ Elisabetta Bartoloni speaks with Rick Chesley, co-US managing partner of global law firm DLA Piper, about the differences between this restructuring cycle and past ones as well as what may happen in terms of restructuring activity within the next 6 to 12 months. Chesley affirms his faith that the restructuring market and activity will remain strong from both the company side and the credit side, and offers advice to CEOs and other leaders during these difficult times: stay calm, be resilient, be creative, be patient, and surround yourself with good and quality people.

Elisabetta Bartoloni ( is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York office and a member of the Financial Services Practice; she leads the Global Markets Practice for the Americas.

Elisabetta Bartoloni Partner +1 212 867 9876

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