Shearman And Sterling

Ian Roberts is a partner in the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice.

He advises clients on the many complex issues that arise in deleveraging a capital structure. With particularly deep experience in the energy sector, Ian counsels on highly leveraged special situations, distressed acquisitions, refinancing transactions, cross-border restructurings, and all manner of insolvency-related corporate finance and governance. He strives to maximize value for his clients, which have included debtors, purchasers, lenders, private equity and hedge funds, institutional investors, governmental agencies, and a labor union.

Following law school, Ian served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hayden Head of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. In 2014-2015, he served as in-house counsel for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, focusing on global turn-around initiatives.