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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 5TH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States
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Position

Co-Chair of Weil’s Restructuring Department

Career

Co-Chair of Weil’s Restructuring Department and a member of the Management Committee. Focuses on complex, corporate international and domestic restructuring matters. Led and leading myriad high-profile out-of-court and in-court restructurings, including, iFit, Inc., MedMen Enterprises, Healogics, Inc., AMC Entertainment Holdings, CBL & Associates Properties, Serta Simmons, NPC International, 24 Hour Fitness, Exide Holdings, J.Crew, PG&E, Sears, Mortgage Contracting Services, Kingfisher Midstream, Fairway Markets, Ditech, A&P Supermarkets, LBI Media, Southeastern Grocers (Winn Dixie/Bi-Lo), Claire’s Stores, Tops Supermarkets, Fieldwood Energy, Aeropostale, Breitburn Energy Partners, Walter Investment Management, Tidewater, Vantage Drilling, and Basic Energy Services.  Represents PE and institutional clients holding significant equity or fulcrum debt security positions in capital structures.  Recent engagements include significant matters for TPG, Peak Rock Capital, AIG, Advent International, Providence Partners, and Leonard Green Partners. Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy.

Education

Western Michigan University (BBA, magna cum laude); IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (JD, high honors, note and comment editor, Chicago-Kent Law Review).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

(Leading lawyers)

Ray SchrockWeil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

The practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP  has an international presence with offices in the US, UK, and across Europe and Asia, with this breadth of knowledge grants the team particular expertise in advising global debtors. Notable work includes its representation of Johnson & Johnson, in regard to the Chapter 11 cases of Imerys Talc America, Inc. filed in the District of Delaware. Another key matter for the firm was the representation of an ad hoc group of lenders pertaining to the Chapter 11 cases of Seadrill Limited, in which the team created a plan of reorganization which included $350m in new financing. Gary Holtzer , Ray Schrock  and Matt Barr are the co-chairs of practice and reside in the New York office. Garrett Fail is noted for his handling of crisis management and corporate governance related matters. Developments in the team included the arrival of Kathleen Aka from Ropes & Gray LLP, and the partner promotions of David Cohen, Matthew Goren, Natasha Hwangpo and Alexander Welch. All lawyers mentioned are in New York.