Russell Heller is an associate in the Business Restructuring + Insolvency Group in the New York office of Morrison & Foerster.
Mr. Heller earned his J.D. at Cornell Law School, where he was a managing editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. As a law student, Mr. Heller interned in the Enforcement Division of the Office of the General Counsel at the Federal Election Commission. He earned his B.S. at Northwestern University.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Heller served as a law clerk to, successively, the Honorable Kevin J. Carey and the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, United States Bankruptcy Judges for the District of Delaware.
In re Real Industry, Inc., et al.(Bankr. D. Del.) Counsel to Real Industry, Inc., Real Alloy Recycling, Inc., and their affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. Real Alloy is a large-scale recycler of aluminum with operations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. Real Industry is a holding company with approximately a billion dollars in tax attributes. The debtors filed for chapter 11 to restructure their $401 million in funded debt obligations and approximately $75 million in other obligations.
In re Armstrong Energy, Inc., et al.(Bankr. E.D. Mo.) Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors of leading coal producer Armstrong Energy, Inc. Armstrong Energy had over $410 million in prepetition obligations at the time of its filing. The case concluded with a plan of reorganization supported by the official committee that is expected to provide a significant recovery for general unsecured creditors.
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