Sarah Gryll practices in all areas of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and insolvency-related matters. She regularly advises troubled companies, term loan lenders, term loan agents, distressed asset purchasers, trustees, secured and unsecured creditors in out of court loan workouts, restructurings, chapter 11 proceedings, liquidations, and litigations.

Ms. Gryll serves on the Board of Directors for Jewish Counsel for Youth Services, a local Chicago non-profit agency, and sits on the Executive Committee. While in law school at Emory University, she served as a Managing Editor of the Emory Law Journal and received the Pro Bono Medal.

Experience

  • Borden Dairy Company, the iconic dairy processor with annual revenues in excess of $1.4 billion, in connection with its contested chapter 11 cases and the 363 sale of substantially all of its assets, following a 10-day "virtual" auction (one of the first of its kind) involving multiple bidders, in a transaction valued at approximately $340 million.
  • Private equity-owned dentistry and orthodontic business with 42 offices nationwide in its out-of-court restructuring and recapitalization. The transaction resulted in the company receiving a significant equity infusion to help sustain and grow the enterprise.
  • Solar panel manufacturer in an out-of-court restructuring of its funded liabilities and a recapitalization of its balance sheet by certain of its senior secured lenders.

Perspectives

Making Partner in a Pandemic: Arnold & Porter’s Sarah Gryll
Bloomberg Law
Expanding Restrictions on Foreign Investment in US Tech and Telecom: Investors Beware!
Arnold & Porter Webinar

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Emory University School of Law, 2011
  • BA, Yale University, 2006
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • New York
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
Activities
  • Board of Directors, Jewish Counsel for Youth Services
  • Former Co-Chair, Membership and Outreach Committee, Anti-Defamation League, New York Region Lawyers Division
  • Former Mentor, Legal Outreach (NYC)
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