Experience

Delaware Counsel in Specialty Pharma Company Bankruptcy

Delaware counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the bankruptcy cases for a specialty pharmaceutical company.

Representation of Trade Creditors in 503(b), Reclamation Claims

Represented numerous trade creditors asserting Section 503(b) and/or reclamation claims against debtors, including general contractors, manufacturers and fabricators. 

Cross-Border Bankruptcies and Chapter 15 Matters

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

Co-Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee for National Movie Theater Chain

Served as co-counsel to the unsecured creditors committee for a national movie theater chain in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Advised Administrators on Cross-Border Chapter 15 Recognition Proceedings

Advised the administrators of a reinsurance company, particularly in connection with obtaining recognition of the U.K. administration proceedings in the U.S. pursuant to Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Advised Private Investment Firm in 2019’s “Restructuring Deal of the Year”

Advised private investment firm in its role as an anchor investor as part of a syndicate that provided in excess of $1 billion new money investment in relation to the restructuring of a deepwater drilling contractor. This deal was awarded the “Restructuring Deal of the Year” at The Deal Awards in 2019.

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.

Representation of Equity Holders in Athletic Accessory Company Bankruptcy

Represented equity holders in the bankruptcy of a seller of hologram bracelets, necklaces and pendants asserted to improve athletic performance. 

Representation of Equity Sponsor in Telecom Company Bankruptcy

Represented the equity sponsor in the bankruptcy of a telecommunications company.

Counsel to Insured Mortgagee Defeating Bankruptcy Trustee Avoidance Action

Served as counsel to insured under lender’s policy successfully defeating bankruptcy trustee’s lien avoidance adversary complaint.

Counsel to Consulting Firm in Toy Retailer Bankruptcy

Served as counsel to a global consulting firm in the bankruptcy proceedings of one of the world's largest toy retailers.

Counsel to Secured Creditor in Beer Distributorship Bankruptcy

Served as counsel to mortgage lender in Chapter 11 of Central Illinois closely held beer distributor.

Representation of Secured Lenders in Golf Course Owner Bankruptcies, Workouts

Represented the secured lenders in the bankruptcies and workouts of the owners of operating golf courses.

Co-counsel to Foresight Energy, Affiliated Debtors in Chapter 11 Proceedings

Serving as co-counsel to Foresight Energy LP, a producer of thermal coal, and 30 affiliated debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Representation of Private Equity Group in Purchase of Golf Courses

Represented a private equity group in the purchase of golf courses through bankruptcy sales. 

Representation of Vehicle Service Contract Dealer in Underwriter Bankruptcy

Represented a vehicle service contract dealer in the bankruptcy of the underwriter of the program.

Preference Action Defense for Public Utilities

Representation of public utilities in the defense of preference actions. 

Representation in Massachusetts-Based Pizza Chain Bankruptcy

Served as representation for landlord and committee member in the bankruptcy cases of a Massachusetts-based pizza restaurant chain.

Counsel to Bond Holders in Chapter 11 Proceedings for Telecom Company

Served as counsel to bond holders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for a telecommunications and fiber optic network company.

Bankruptcy Counsel to Teamsters and Transportation Industry Pension Fund in Bankruptcy

Served as lead bankruptcy counsel to teamsters and a transportation industry pension fund in bankruptcy cases.

Counsel to Noteholders for Footwear, Furniture Maker in Chapter 11 Proceedings

Served as counsel to the noteholders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for a footwear and furniture maker.

Advised Packaged Foods Company on Voluntary Liquidation

Advised packaged foods company, and its parent company, in respect of packaged foods company’s voluntary liquidation in the U.K.

Counsel to Private Equity Sponsor for Financial News and Data Provider

Served as counsel to the equity sponsor for a financial news and data provider in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Counsel to International Secured Lender in Manufacturing Bankruptcy

Served as counsel to the largest secured creditor in Chapter 11 of international manufacturing entity.

Counsel to Supplier, Lender in Chapter 11 Proceedings

Served as counsel to both the supplier and lender in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for a building products company.

Counsel to University, Foundation in Bankruptcies of Business Trust

Served as counsel to a public university and its foundation in bankruptcies of a business trust and its affiliates, which owned hotels, a ballpark and other assets valued at over $1 billion.

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