Residential Capital, LLC
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to Residential Capital, one of the largest residential real estate finance companies with assets and liabilities each in excess of $15 billion, whose business is comprised primarily of loan servicing and origination, and its subsidiary companies, in their pending chapter 11 cases. Residential Capital was the largest bankruptcy filing of 2012 and the case represents the first time ever that a mortgage servicer was able to successfully continue servicing and originating mortgages in bankruptcy and be sold as a going concern.
(Bankr. E.D. Wash) Representation of debtor bank holding company AmericanWest Bancorporation in its Chapter 11 case. This case represents the first use of a bankruptcy sale process designed to save an undercapitalized bank from liquidation by the FDIC. This transaction was recognized as “Transaction of the Year – Mid-Size Company” at the 2011 TMA Awards.
In re Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Representation of the official committee of unsecured creditors of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. in its $1.69 billion Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
In re General Growth Properties, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. D. Del.) Representation of Eurohypo AG as administrative agent and one of multiple lenders in restructuring loans to General Growth Properties. The relevant loans have combined principal amounts of approximately $2.6 billion.
(Bankr. E.D. Va.) Representation of German semiconductor company Qimonda AG in its Chapter 15 bankruptcy.
(Bankr. D. Minn.) Representation of Nikon Corporation as creditor in Polaroid's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Luna Innovations, Inc.
(Bankr. W.D. Va.) Representation of Hansen Medical as creditor in Luna Innovations’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Hansen was the largest creditor in the case after winning a $36.3 million verdict against Luna in a trade secrets trial.
Dunmore Homes, Inc.
(E.D. Cal.) Representation of the official committee of unsecured creditors and later the Liquidating Trust in leading California homebuilder Dunmore Homes Chapter 11 case, which included joining in a successful motion to transfer venue from the Southern District of New York to the Eastern District of California.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Representation of Tricom, S.A. and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 proceedings, which involved the restructuring of more than $700 million. The case represented the first effort to reorganize a public Dominican Republic corporation under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
NextWave Pers. Communications, Inc.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Representation of T-Mobile USA, Inc. as creditor in Nextwave's Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Enron Corporation in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
(Bankr. N.D. Ill.) Representation of Viskase Companies as debtor in its prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
MF Global Holdings Ltd.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to Louis J. Freeh, former Federal Judge and former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as Chapter 11 Trustee for MF Global in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. With $41 billion in assets at the time of filing, MF Global was the largest bankruptcy filing of 2011 and the eighth-largest in U.S. history. This case involves a wind-down of an extremely complex global operation and the realization of value from various entities in the MF Global Group, many of which are in their own administration or liquidation proceedings domestically and internationally.