Experience

Special Litigation Counsel in Largest Bank Insolvency in U.S. History

Served as special litigation counsel in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of a bank holding company. This was the largest bank insolvency in U.S. history, which resulted in a $7 billion settlement with the FDIC and J.P. Morgan.

$50 Million Settlement for Multinational Telecom Company’s Former Employees with Disabilities in Light of Bankruptcy

Served as lead counsel for the Official Committee of Long Term Disability Participants in the bankruptcies of a multinational telecom company, in which he secured a settlement of more than $50 million for the company’s former employees with permanent disabilities.

Coordinated and Negotiated Settlement Plan, Saving Clients Over $2.6 Million

Served as lead counsel for the Voluntary Employee Benefit Association of Former Disabled Employees for a multinational telecom company, where he was able to coordinate and negotiate a settlement plan and favorable Internal Revenue Service private letter ruling that saved his clients $2.6 million.
 

Counsel to Governing Body of Small Caribbean Island

Served as counsel in Delaware Chancery and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the governing body of a small Caribbean island.

Cross-Border Bankruptcies and Chapter 15 Matters

Served as counsel to various parties in cross-border bankruptcies, including foreign representatives in Chapter 15 matters.

Counsel in Various Significant Retail Bankruptcies Over the Past 20 Years

Served as counsel to various entities in some of the largest retail bankruptcies in the last 20 years including debtors, landlords, private equity funds and one of the largest fast food retailers in the world.

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy for Public Agribusiness Company Following Chinese Reverse Merger

Served as lead counsel for the equity committee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of a publicly traded agribusiness company which was the result of Chinese reverse merger that resulted in the successful sale of U.S.-based assets, assets in China, and a global settlement with the company, secured creditors, SEC, class action plaintiffs and unsecured creditors. This resulted in a successful distribution to shareholders in an insolvent company that had little hope of recovery due to massive securities fraud in the U.S. and China.

100% Recovery for Unsecured Creditors

Served as co-counsel to the Unsecured Creditors Committee in bankruptcies, which resulted in 100% recovery for unsecured creditors.

Protection of IP Rights and Strategic Partnerships in Fortune 500 Tech, Science Bankruptcies

Counsel to various Fortune 500 technology- and science-based companies with issues in bankruptcy involving protection of intellectual property rights and key strategic partnerships.

Counsel to 40+ National Trucking, Transportation and Logistics Companies in Bankruptcy

Served as counsel to various transportation and logistics companies in bankruptcy; and as defense counsel in bankruptcy litigation, including more than 40 national trucking and transportation companies sued for fraudulent transfers in the bankruptcy, in which he attained nuisance settlements or dismissals for all clients in the litigation.

Investigation and Cross-Border Recovery of Assets in Transportation Bankruptcy

Served as lead counsel to the Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors in transportation bankruptcy involving a fraudulent logistics company scheme with losses in excess of $100 million and which required investigation and recovery of assets domestically and cross border.

Lead Counsel in Bankruptcy, Largest Rolling Stock Auction in the Past 30 Years

Served as lead counsel to the Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors in transportation bankruptcy involving the largest rolling stock auction in the last 30 years and the going concern sales of two premium service regional truckload carriers.

National Bankruptcy Counsel to One of the Largest Global Roof and Building Materials Companies

Served as counsel to various companies in the building trades, including national bankruptcy counsel to one of the largest roof and building materials companies in the world.

Counsel to Oil and Gas Companies in Bankruptcy, Shipping and Maritime Matters

Counsel to various oil and gas industry companies, including one of the largest worldwide petroleum companies, in issues involving both upstream and downstream sectors, in bankruptcy matters, and matters involving shipping and maritime law.

Energy Company Bankruptcy Involving National Security, Labor, Environmental and Operational Issues

Served as co-counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in a Philadelphia energy company’s bankruptcy and worked to keep the largest oil and diesel refinery in the eastern United States open with special attention to issues of national security, labor issues, environmental issues and related operations.

Counsel to Officers and Directors in Governance and Stakeholder Disputes

Served as counsel to various officers and directors in disputes over governance issues and disputes representing private equity firm directors, the C-suite and founders.

Counsel to Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds Across Industries

Counsel to venture capital funds and private equity funds, notably in the blockchain and distributed ledger technology, health care, transportation/logistics, energy, telecommunications, manufacturing, consumer products, and building products industries.

Outside General Counsel to Nonprofits Across a Wide Range of Legal Needs

Counsel to various nonprofits, including service as a general counsel to a national nonprofit trade group, in all aspects of operations, including employment (volunteer and employee handbook), governance, and leading the wind-down under state law of two large nonprofits after a crisis resulted in insolvency.

Regulatory and Compliance Counsel Across Industries, Including with the FDA, DOJ, SEC and FTC

Provided regulatory and compliance counsel to clients in various industries, including matters involving the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Justice, various agencies that govern import and export controls, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

Representation of Multinationals in Various Cross-Border, Transactional Issues

Represented multinationals in various cross-border issues, including complex commercial transactions in sales contracts, bailments, consignments, and various secured transactions in both supply chain issues and distribution contracts.

Privacy and Data Security Counsel to Businesses In and Outside of Bankruptcy

Representation of clients both inside and outside of bankruptcy regarding privacy laws and cybersecurity, including defense of class actions and related collateral attacks in business courts such as the Delaware Chancery Court against officers and directors.

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