Cullen Drescher Speckhart

Cullen is a top advocate in corporate restructuring and financial litigation, with a diverse practice spanning a range of industries, including healthcare, life sciences, technology, energy and retail. She regularly represents debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees and foreign representatives in significant bankruptcy matters throughout the US. She is recognized for her proactive, forward-focused approach to solvency strategy and for providing tactical guidance to Cooley business clients – including public, private and high-growth companies – in all aspects of contingency planning, risk mitigation and business portfolio improvement. Cullen also acts as lead restructuring counsel to companies seeking to reorganize in and out of court and provides business risk management and strategic advice to entities across a myriad of industries. Cullen’s company-side practice involves representation of public and private debtors in Chapter 11 cases, and she often confronts complex emerging legal issues and matters of public importance. She was awarded the “Restructuring Lawyer of the Year” honors at the Turnaround Atlas Awards.

What Cullen most values about her career… I value the opportunity to use restructuring tools in assisting companies to become as strong as possible in confronting the competitive marketplace. The breadth and scope of Cooley’s platform gives me the chance to empower companies that are shaping the future of industry.