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Secured Creditors

With extensive experience as counsel to individual banks, bank groups, indenture trustees, and secured noteholders, our attorneys have a deep knowledge and understanding of the rights held by and potential pitfalls faced by secured lenders, in both in-and-out of court restructurings.  Our attorneys have structured and negotiated underlying documents for numerous bridge loans, DIP financing and exit financing arrangements – all with the goal of ensuring that a client’s right as a secured creditor in any restructuring is able to maximize its leverage and preserve its rights.

Our firm’s attorneys have been integrally involved in the following engagements involving secured creditors:

  • Counsel to Ad Hoc Committee of Secured Bondholders, Weirton Steel, Inc. (N.D.W.V.)
  • Counsel to Indenture Trustee of Secured Bondholders, Contour Energy, Inc. (S.D.Tex.)
  • Counsel to special servicer for Capmark Finance, Inc. as secured creditor of defaulted secured loans in securitized loan pools in numerous jurisdictions (N.D. Tex., S.D. Tex., E.D. La.)
  • Counsel to special servicer for LNR Partners as secured creditor of defaulted secured loans in securitized loan pools in numerous jurisdictions (N.D. Tex., S.D. Tex., E.D. La.)