2018 Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree

Robert Winning

Cooley LLP

New York, NY
Robert Winning


Robert Winning practices in the corporate restructuring and creditors’ rights group at Cooley LLP. He advises clients on all aspects of both in- and out-of-court restructurings, reorganizations and liquidations, with an emphasis on representing distressed companies, buyers of distressed assets and official committees of unsecured creditors appointed in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He has represented official committees in some of the most prominent chapter 11 cases in the country, including RadioShack, Claire’s, Rockport, Frederick’s of Hollywood, Magnetation, Brookstone, Violin Memory, Pacific Sunwear, the Scooter Stores, Midway Gold and Atari, among others. Robert also chairs the Governance & Nominating Committee and is a member-at-large of the Board of Directors of Commonpoint Queens, a human services organization working with more than 50,000 community members each year at more than 40 locations in Queens.