SIGNIFICANT REPRESENTATIONS 

CHAPTER 11 DEBTOR REPRESENTATIONS

Chrysler LLC

  • Conflicts counsel to one of the big three U.S. automakers in the (then) sixth largest chapter 11 case ever filed.

Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers

  • Conflicts counsel to debtors in the second chapter 11 reorganization cases of $1.6 billion New York City hospital.

Betsey Johnson LLP

  • Counsel to clothing retailer in connection with its chapter 11 structured liquidation and wind down.

Grubb & Ellis Corporation

  • Counsel to national commercial real estate firm in connection with the section 363 sale of substantially all of its assets,
    and wind down.

Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

  • Counsel to global law firm in connection with its chapter 11 structured liquidation and wind down.

Delphi Automotive LLP

  • Conflicts counsel to one of the world’s largest “tier-one” automotive parts manufacturers in its successful chapter 11 reorganization.

General Motors Corporation

  • Conflicts counsel to one of the big three U.S. automakers in the (then) fourth largest chapter 11 case ever filed.

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.

CHAPTER 5 AVOIDANCE ACTION DEFENSE & PROSECUTION

King & Spalding LLP

  • Defended multi-national law firm in avoidance action, which resulted in complete dismissal of lawsuit in excess of $1M.

James River Coal Company

  • Represented several preference defendants and obtained consensual settlements while navigating issues unique to preference actions involving the fossil fuel industry.

RadioShack

  • Represented preference defendants in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and resolved such actions to clients’ benefit without the need for litigation.

Kid’s Brand Inc.

  • Represented preference defendants in matters governed by Third Circuit preference law.

 Collins & Aikman

  • Prosecuted 1,162 preference actions for post-confirmation trust, which resulted in $66 million in recoveries.

Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers

  • Prosecuted 250 preference actions for liquidating trustee, which resulted in $5.8 million in recoveries.

Eastman Kodak Company

  • Prosecuted 245 preference actions for general unsecured claimants’ trustee, which resulted in 130% cash recovery on net recoverable preference exposure.

Grub & Ellis Company

  • Prosecuted 168 preference actions for chapter 11 plan administrator, which resulted in 106% cash recovery on net recoverable preference exposure.

SemCrude, L.P.

  • Prosecuted 350 preference actions for litigation trust, resulting in a greater than 100% of net preference recovery.

CREDITORS COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIONS

AMR Corporation (American Airlines)

  • Conflicts counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 reorganization of multi-billion dollar commercial aviation company, where unsecured creditors received 100% recovery on claims.

Eastman Kodak Company

  • Conflict counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the chapter 11 reorganization of iconic imaging company, where unsecured creditors received distribution on claims.

Nortel Networks Inc.

  • Counsel to Official Committee of Retired Employees in obtaining a $67 million settlement in negotiations under section 1114 of the Bank­ruptcy Code concerning Nortel’s efforts to terminate retirees’ health insurance and related benefits without compensation.

CREDITOR REPRESENTATIONS

Macy’s, Inc.

  • Counsel to large “anchor-tenant” and Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors Committee member in the General Growth Properties chapter 11 reorganization, which resulted in the favorable disposition of claims and business concessions for tenant.

Aloha Airlines

  • Counsel to regional airline, general unsecured creditor of Mesa Air Group, which resulted in the favorable disposition of claims, and renegotiated contracts on terms favorable to client airline.

 

*GRIFFIN HAMERSKY LLP attorneys were engaged on certain of the matters set forth above prior to joining the firm.