DALLAS, TX—Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that Bart Biggers will join the firm as a partner in its Dallas office. Mr. Biggers will be a member of the M&A and Private Equity global practice groups and a co-leader of the aviation practice. He was previously the chair of both the Corporate, Commercial Transactions & Outsourcing Practice Group, and the Airlines Industry Group at Winstead PC.
Mr. Biggers is experienced in advising clients in M&A transactions, outsourcing, workouts and restructuring, corporate finance, and corporate governance matters. He is particularly skilled in advising major international and U.S. domestic airlines on a wide array of business transactions related to acquisitions, fleet management, business process outsourcing, supply chain/procurement, human resources, and general operations. Mr. Biggers has earned a
well-deserved reputation as a preeminent lawyer and strategic partner to those in the airline and aviation industry.
In the restructuring arena, Mr. Biggers designed, implemented, and executed the process for the assumption, rejection, and renegotiation of contracts for one of the largest chapter 11 airline restructurings in history. His unparalleled experience in the airline industry and familiarity with essentially all types of transactions in this sector make him a sought-after resource.