John Thompson joins McGuireWoods from Cadwalader

Noted restructuring lawyer John Thompson, joins McGuireWoods as partner from Cadwalader; John’s practice focuses on business reorganizations and debtor–creditor rights. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including automotive, energy, petrochemical, telecommunications, manufacturing, airlines, healthcare, Internet technology, real estate and commodities trading and finance. John was part of a team that advised Lyondell Chemical Company through its reorganization and successful emergence from Chapter 11 in 2010 – a transaction recognized as “Restructuring Deal of the Year” by International Financial Law Review’s European awards.