Dennis Jenkins is a partner in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group. His practice includes representing debtors, creditors’ committees, ad hoc bondholder groups, individual creditors, and other interested parties in major domestic and international corporate and debt restructurings, exchanges, distressed mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy cases.
Mr. Jenkins has extensive experience in debt finance, counterparty risk, distressed corporate transactions, derivatives, securities transactions, and other domestic and international financial transactions.
Since 2008, Mr. Jenkins has been recognized in the area of structured finance law by Best Lawyers in America. He was named a Massachusetts leader in bankruptcy law in the 2011–2018 editions of Chambers USA, where clients noted his “availability, flexibility and understanding,” and is recommended by Legal 500 U.S. in the area of corporate restructuring.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster in 2016, Mr. Jenkins’ representative matters included serving as counsel to:
In re Southeastern Grocers LLC, et al.(Bankr. D. Del.) Counsel to the ad hoc group of secured and unsecured noteholders in connection with the chapter 11 prepackaged plan of Southeastern Grocers LLC—one of the largest conventional supermarkets in the United States operating under the Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo, Harveys and Fresco y Más banners—successfully rationalizing its 704-store footprint and restructuring more than $1.5 billion of debt and other obligations, paying unsecured trade creditors in full.
In re Tops Holding II Corporation(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of supermarket retailer Tops Holding II Corporation and affiliates in their chapter 11 cases. The company filed for chapter 11 in February 2018 with over $748 million in funded indebtedness and substantial pension liabilities.
In re Ciber, Inc., et al.(Bankr. D. Del.). Counsel to Ciber, Inc. and its affiliated debtors, industry leaders in information technology, consulting, and outsourcing services, in their chapter 11 cases. Advised the companies in the successful 363 sale of substantially all of their North American and Indian assets for $90.7 million, nearly doubling the initial stalking horse bid, and assisted with the development of a liquidating plan providing for the distribution of sale proceeds and remaining value to stakeholders.
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