SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATIONS & REPRESENTATIVE CASES
DISTRESSED M&A REPRESENTATIONS
Communication Dynamics, Inc.
- Counsel to $236 million international fiber optics manufacturing and distribution company in the successful section 363 sale of substantially all of their assets.
Mirant Corporation, Inc.
- Counsel to chapter 11 international energy company with more than $10 billion in debt in the sale ofnatural gas-fired power plant.
HIG Capital, LLC
- Counsel to stalking horse bidder in connection with attempted acquisition of national restaurant chain.
WL Ross & Co. LLC
- Counsel to stalking horse bidder in connection with attempted acquisition of bankrupt Global Safety Textile Holdings LLC, an international automotive supplier.
Montefiore Medical Center
- Counsel to affiliates of the Montefiore Medical Center in the acquisition of a Westchester County hospital system pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
South Nassau Communities Hospital
- Counsel to South Nassau Communities Hospital in the acquisition of a Long Island hospital and skilled nursing facility utilizing section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
CHAPTER 11 DEBTOR REPRESENTATIONS
LyondellBasell Industries AF
- Counsel to debtors in chapter 11 cases of $33 billion international chemical company.
- Counsel to one of big three the U.S. automakers in the (then) sixth largest chapter 11 case ever filed.
Northwest Airlines, Inc.
- Counsel to world’s (then) fifth largest airline in the successful restructuring of more than $13 billion of debt in its chapter 11 cases.
Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York
- Counsel to debtors in the first chapter 11 reorganization cases of $1.6 billion New York City hospital system.
Global Technovations, Inc.
- Counsel to the debtors in the successful chapter 11 restructuring of a $59 million automotive specialty supplier based in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.
- Special counsel to Lehman in its historic chapter 11 cases, in connection with representing the debtors in disputes involving various derivative and structured products transactions, and in its capacity as secured lender in certain real estate financings.
Bear Stearns & Co.
- Counsel to company in connection with the preparation of a potential emergency chapter 11 filing.
Dewey & LeBeouf LLP
- Counsel to global law firm in the Chapter 11 structured liquidation and wind down of its affairs.
Filmed Entertainment Inc.
- Counsel to "direct-to-customer" distributor operating the Columbia House DVD Club brand in the Chapter 11 structured liquidation and wind down of its affairs.
CREDITORS COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIONS
Energy Partners, Ltd.
- Representation of official committee of unsecured noteholders in the chapter 11 cases of $770 million oil and gas exploration company, where noteholders received a 95% ownership interest in the company upon emergence pursuant to a plan-facilitated debt for equity exchange.
The IT Group, Inc.
- Counsel to official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of $1.3 billion environmental remediation company, where unsecured creditors received recovery on their claims.
Quality Stores, Inc.
- Representation of official committee of unsecured creditors in the restructuring of $797 million national specialty retailer of farm and agriculture-related merchandise, leading to recovery for unsecured creditors where debtors initially indicated no recovery.
Haven Health Care, Inc.
- Counsel to the chairman of the official committee of unsecured creditors in chapter 11 cases of a New England-based chain of skilled nursing facilities.
SECURED AND UNSECURED CREDITOR REPRESENTATIONS
The Royal Bank of Scotland
- Representation of client in the commutation and settlement of certain collateralized debt obligations.
JP Morgan Chase Bank
- Representation of client as administrative agent in connection with out-of-court restructuring of Centro Properties, an international retail investment organization specializing in the ownership, management and development of retail shopping centers.
- Counsel to client in its capacity as insurer of numerous distressed municipal bond issuances.
- Nextel Retail Stores Inc. v. LTCW Trust (In re Telephone Warehouse, Inc.), 124 Fed.Appx. 72 (3d Cir. 2005)
*GRIFFIN HAMERSKY LLP attorneys were engaged on certain of the matters set forth above prior to joining the firm.