The Deal Recognizes Latham & Watkins’ Caroline Reckler as Part of Women in Dealmaking Package

Reckler, a partner in the firm’s restructuring and special situations practice, is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the Restructuring category.

The Deal, an award-winning financial news organization, is proud to announce Latham & Watkins LLP’s Caroline Reckler has been named to its 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list.

The partner in Latham’s restructuring and special situations practice was at the forefront of complicated restructurings and other special situations across industries in 2020. She is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the Restructuring category.

Her work in the oil patch stood out in 2019 and 2020 as the commodity remained volatile. She represented oil and gas companies Alta Mesa Resources and Sable Permian Resources in their respective restructurings as well as oilfield services company Calfrac Well Services in its cross-border Chapter 15 case, among others. Separately, she advised GNC Holdings, a global health and wellness brand, in its reorganization and Hexion, a privately held global chemical company, in a $4 billion restructuring.

Reckler serves as chair of the firm’s Chicago finance department, and she is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. Reckler led Latham’s Women Enriching Business initiative in Chicago, a multi-office program designed to help women expand their professional networks and develop business opportunities. She also served as the Chicago’s office recruiting partner for three years, advancing the firm’s efforts to create a diverse workplace.

Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, Latham lawyers advise clients on market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability. 

To be eligible for the Top Women in Dealmaking list, lawyers must be partners based in the U.S. The Deal recognized women in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and bankruptcy, and activism as well as adjacent industries such as lending and capital markets.

The Deal is an award-winning financial news organization founded in 1999 by legendary dealmaker Bruce Wasserstein. Since its founding The Deal has been providing up-to-the-minute news, analysis and perspective to dealmakers across the globe through its network of events, subscription products and power rankings.

For more information about Reckler and other honorees in The Deal’s Top Women in Dealmaking list check out the latest Dealmaker Quarterly: