Kat Richardson is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group in the New York office.
Kat represents debtors and creditors in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, as well as out-of-court restructurings and adversary proceedings. She has advised clients on significant bankruptcy cases in a number of industries, including energy and telecommunications.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Kat earned both her common law and civil law degrees from McGill University, where she was co-president of the McGill Business Law Association and co-director of Mediation McGill. She is highly proficient in French.Show More
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Aeroméxico is the leading airline in Mexico and a founding member of the SkyTeam alliance. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Aeroméxico offered approximately 4,000 weekly passenger flights to 42 destinations in Mexico and 41 destinations in the United States, Canada and abroad. Aeroméxico generated $3.1 billion in annual revenues during 2019 and had approximately 14,750 employees and $1.9 billion in funded debt as of its petition date.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Windstream Holdings, Inc., and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 case. Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications, technology, broadband, security, entertainment, and core-transport solutions to both consumer and business customers across the United States. Windstream had approximately $5.6 billion in prepetition obligations at the time of its filing.
(Bankr. S.D. Tex.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Westmoreland Coal Company and affiliated debtors. Westmoreland is the sixth largest coal-mining enterprise in North America. After conducting an exhaustive investigation to reveal unencumbered assets and following weeks of negotiations with the company and the company’s secured lenders, the Committee supported independent plan processes for two distinct debtor groups that kept the company operating, preserved jobs and pensions, and provided value for unsecured creditors.
(Bankr. D. Del.): Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of Cloud Peak Energy, one of the largest coal producers and suppliers in the United States, and certain of its subsidiaries in its filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.