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Rakhee V. Patel

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Rakhee Patel is passionate about business restructuring. As a member of Winstead’s corporate restructuring and bankruptcy practice group, she guides her clients through an array of distressed business situations, providing them with targeted and effective solutions.

She draws from almost 25 years of experience to create practical solutions when advising public and private companies; clients all along the debt stack, from corporate debtors to equity holders; and stakeholders ranging from official committees to vendors to landlords in both in-court and out-of-court restructurings. Additionally, she represents parties in high stakes bankruptcy litigation, including fraudulent transfer, preference, breach of fiduciary duty, discharge, dischargability and state law-based actions.

Selected industries in which Rakhee has provided restructuring advice include energy, hospitality (including lodging and multi-location restaurants), financial products, retail, distribution, manufacturing, aviation and start-up ventures.

Rakhee routinely speaks at both local and statewide conferences and seminars on bankruptcy, restructure and workout topics, including a presentation on Sex Abuse Bankruptcies at the 28th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference and on diversity issues including most recently to the US India Chamber of Commerce.