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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Jeff Marwil

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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CORPORATE

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Jeff Marwil is U.S. co-head of the Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group, and head of the Chicago office. Jeff represents companies in restructuring complex capital structures and reorganizing their financial affairs. Jeff has represented private equity funds, hedge funds and others in the purchase and sale of distressed companies, debt and assets, and advised on structuring and consummating transactions. Jeff also handles investigations of fraud. He served as the Securities Exchange Commission-selected and Southern District of Indiana-appointed Conservator and Receiver for the Church Extension of the Church of God and United Management Services.


United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Leading lawyers

Jeff Marwil - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Jointly leading the practice at Proskauer Rose LLP are Chicago-based Jeff Marwil and Mark Thomas, and Martin Bienenstock in New York. The team represented the statutory unsecured claimholders’ committee in the Chapter 11 of Westinghouse Electric, which filed for bankruptcy with almost $10bn of estimated debt; the firm negotiated for a segregated fund of $1.15bn to pay allowed unsecured claims, and with the confirmation of the company’s Chapter 11 plan, unsecured creditors are expected to receive complete recovery on account of their allowed claims. In another energy related matter, the team is acting for the statutory committee of equity security holders in the Chapter 11 of Breitburn Energy Partners, an independent oil and gas partnership with more than $3bn of funded debt; associate Maja Zerjal acted in this matter. In the retail sector, the department is representing the TRU Taj Entities, affiliates of Toys “R” Us, in a Chapter 11 pending before the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The TRU Taj Entities obtained a DIP financing facility totaling approximately $500m.

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