Confidential: currently representing large produce supplier to New York City restaurants in connection with its out-of-court wind down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In re Pyxus International, et al., Case No. 20-11570 (Bankr. D. Del.). Lead counsel to Official Committee of Equity Security Holders in connection with the contested confirmation trial of the Debtors’ pre-arranged chapter 11 plan of reorganization of a $1 billion tobacco company whose largest customers include Philip Morris International.
In re P8H, Inc. d/b/a Paddle 8, Case No. 20-10809 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.). Lead counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to one of the leading online art auction houses whose clients include, Jay-Z.
In re Occasion Brands, LLC, Case No. 20-11684 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.). Represented one of the largest creditors to the Debtors whose business consist of weddings, proms and other special event occasions.
In re Pier 1 Imports, Inc., Case No. 20-30805 (Bankr. E.D. Va.). Co-counsel to a publicly traded commercial landlord in connection with the Pier 1 bankruptcy proceedings.
In re Purdue Pharma L.P. et al., Case No. 19-23649 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.). Counsel to various creditors.
In re Benbow Valley Investments dba Benbow Historic Inn, Case No. 19-10720 (Bankr. N.D. Ca.). DIP/Exit lender in connection with the restructuring of debt to a historic boutique inn & resort in northern California. In re Verity Health System of California, Inc., et al., Case No. 18-20151 (Bankr. C.D. Cal.). Represented stalking bidder in connection with the Debtors’ off shore captive insurance assets.
Confidential: Serve as outside counsel to various investment firms in connection with distressed investments, debt purchases and financing.
In re LeClair Ryan LLP, Case No. 19-34574 (Bankr. E.D. Va.). Selected to mediation panel in connection with Chapter 7 trustee’s winddown of a former Am Law 200 law firm.
In re Sears Holdings Corporation, et al., Case No. 18-23538 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.). Represented the court-appointed expert in connection with the $5.2 billion post-purchase price litigation between the Debtors and the purchaser, Transform Holdco, LLC (a subsidiary of ESL Investments), of the Debtors. In re Absolut Facilities Management, LLC, et al., Case No. 19-76260 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y.). Successfully represented the Chief Restructuring Officer (“CRO”) of the chapter 11 debtorsin connection with objections prosecuted by the creditors’ committee with regards to the CRO’s retention and compensation. Confidential: Counsel to New York City wine and distributor in connection with the negotiation of its corporate lease. Confidential: Counsel to a New York City physical therapy company in connection with the general corporate matters such as employment issues and lease negotiations. Confidential: Counsel to a B2B in connection with contract negotiations with various hotels such as Hilton and Marriott.