Benjamin Butterfield

Benjamin Butterfield

Education

Patrick Henry College (B.A., 2006)
New York University School of Law (J.D., 2013)

Bar Admissions

New York

Ben Butterfield is an associate in the Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster.

Mr. Butterfield has represented debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, official creditors’ committees, and directors and officers in complex restructuring transactions, including both out-of-court financial restructurings and chapter 11 proceedings. Mr. Butterfield has also represented clients in connection with international insolvency-related matters, including litigation-oriented matters as well as transactional work.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Butterfield was an associate in the New York office of another large law firm.  He earned his J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

Mr. Butterfield is admitted to practice in New York.

In re 21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of 21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, the largest global provider of integrated cancer care services. At the time of its filing, 21st Century Oncology had more than $1.1 billion of prepetition funded debt that it was seeking to restructure through its chapter 11 cases.
In re UCI International, LLC, et al.
(Bankr. Del.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of UCI International, one of North America's largest manufacturers of automotive replacement parts.
In re Republic Airways Holdings Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Republic provides regional passenger services through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Shuttle America and Republic Airlines, which operate approximately 1,000 daily flights through codeshare agreements with United Continental Holdings, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., and American Group, Inc.
In re Maxus Energy Corporation, et al.
(Bankr. D. Del.). Counsel to Maxus Energy Corporation and four affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Maxus and its affiliated debtors are engaged primarily in the business of managing various oil and gas-related interests, as well as providing environmental remediation management services. The companies have significant environmental remediation obligations and litigation liabilities.
In re Peabody Energy, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. E.D. Mo.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Peabody Energy, the world’s largest privately owned coal producer, and 153 of its subsidiaries, which collectively held $10.1 billion in prepetition debt.
In re Patriot Coal Corporation, et al.
(Bankr. E.D. Va.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of Patriot Coal Corporation, a leading producer and marketer of metallurgical and thermal coal in the eastern U.S. with approximately 2,900 active employees at the time of filing, approximately $791 million in prepetition funded debt, and significant legacy liabilities (primarily in the form of retiree benefits, pension obligations, and environmental obligations).
In re 21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of 21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, the largest global provider of integrated cancer care services. At the time of its filing, 21st Century Oncology had more than $1.1 billion of prepetition funded debt that it was seeking to restructure through its chapter 11 cases.
In re UCI International, LLC, et al.
(Bankr. Del.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of UCI International, one of North America's largest manufacturers of automotive replacement parts.
In re Republic Airways Holdings Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Republic provides regional passenger services through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Shuttle America and Republic Airlines, which operate approximately 1,000 daily flights through codeshare agreements with United Continental Holdings, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., and American Group, Inc.
In re Maxus Energy Corporation, et al.
(Bankr. D. Del.). Counsel to Maxus Energy Corporation and four affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Maxus and its affiliated debtors are engaged primarily in the business of managing various oil and gas-related interests, as well as providing environmental remediation management services. The companies have significant environmental remediation obligations and litigation liabilities.
In re Peabody Energy, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. E.D. Mo.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Peabody Energy, the world’s largest privately owned coal producer, and 153 of its subsidiaries, which collectively held $10.1 billion in prepetition debt.
In re Patriot Coal Corporation, et al.
(Bankr. E.D. Va.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of Patriot Coal Corporation, a leading producer and marketer of metallurgical and thermal coal in the eastern U.S. with approximately 2,900 active employees at the time of filing, approximately $791 million in prepetition funded debt, and significant legacy liabilities (primarily in the form of retiree benefits, pension obligations, and environmental obligations).

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