Rahman Connelly

Rahman Connelly

Education

Franklin & Marshall College (B.A., 2009)
University of Pennsylvania (J.D., 2013)

Bar Admissions

New York

Rahman Connelly is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group.

Mr. Connelly has represented creditors’ committees, equity committees, bondholders, directors and officers, and other parties in interest in bankruptcy cases, out-of-court restructurings, and litigation throughout the country.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Connelly was an associate in the New York office of another leading international law firm. Mr. Connelly graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

In re Avaya, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors for international telecom company Avaya, Inc. and its affiliated debtors. Avaya had more than $6 billion of secured debt at the time of its filing and was saddled with significant pension underfunding liabilities for its domestic and certain foreign affiliates.
In re Sungevity, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. D. Del.) Counsel to Sungevity, Inc. and its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases. Prior to its 363 sale, Sungevity was one of the largest private residential solar installation companies in the United States. Sungevity filed for chapter 11 with approximately $185 million in prepetition debt, including funded debt, trade debt, and potential employee related claims.
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.
In re SunEdison, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Special counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy developer.
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 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 Avaya, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors for international telecom company Avaya, Inc. and its affiliated debtors. Avaya had more than $6 billion of secured debt at the time of its filing and was saddled with significant pension underfunding liabilities for its domestic and certain foreign affiliates.
In re Sungevity, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. D. Del.) Counsel to Sungevity, Inc. and its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases. Prior to its 363 sale, Sungevity was one of the largest private residential solar installation companies in the United States. Sungevity filed for chapter 11 with approximately $185 million in prepetition debt, including funded debt, trade debt, and potential employee related claims.
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.
In re SunEdison, Inc., et al.
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Special counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 cases of SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy developer.
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 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.

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