Overview

Marc is the Managing Member of McDonald Hopkins' Chicago office, serves on the Board of Directors, is a member of the firm’s Strategic Advisory and Restructuring Department, and co-leads the firm's Private Equity practice group and the firm's Litigation Finance group. He has two decades of experience representing clients located throughout the United States, including public and private companies, private equity and other investment firms, directors and executives, lenders, committees, and equity holders in a variety of distress and non-distress engagements. Marc regularly advises clients regarding strategic alternatives, including: out-of-court and in court restructurings and bankruptcies; mergers and acquisitions, refinancing, recapitalizations, and sales; and fiduciary duties and governance matters throughout the United States and internationally. Whenever necessary, he assists his clients with commercial litigation in insolvency matters. Additionally, Marc has extensive experience in the litigation finance industry.

Marc is a frequent author and speaker on restructuring topics, with a focus on fiduciary duties, acquisitions of distressed assets, and cutting edge strategies and tactics to address bankruptcy issues. Marc also writes and speaks about litigation finance. 

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Marc led representations in restructurings and bankruptcies at two major international law firms and was the leader of a litigation finance firm’s involvement in the bankruptcy and restructuring sector. Marc worked for a large national accounting firm before attending law school and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Marc earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and his Masters of Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from the University of Michigan.

Industry Experience

Marc has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including:

  • Distribution
  • Energy
  • Gaming
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Real Estate, Mining, and Construction
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Transportation

Representative Cases & Matters

Distribution

  • Confidential Distributor in Beauty Sector – Represented a California-based distributor of beauty products in its successful sale and assignment for the benefit of creditors.
  • Confidential Distributor in Food Sector – Represented a distributor of food processing and industrial supplies in its successful refinancing.

Energy

  • Extreme Plastics Plus, Inc. – Represented an oil field service company in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court, including a sale of substantially all of the debtors’ assets to a stalking horse purchaser under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code after an active auction.
Gaming
  • Caesars Entertainment Operating Company – Represented a casino company (as conflicts counsel) in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Northern District of Illinois bankruptcy court (in the largest casino bankruptcy), including by negotiating and documenting issues related to a joint venture for ownership of significant casino operations.
  • Tropicana Entertainment, LLC – Represented a casino company in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court, in which the exit strategy included two separate, contemporaneous chapter 11 plan confirmation processes.
Health Care
  • Invacare Corporation – Represented a recognized market leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing medical equipment used in non-acute (or maintenance) care settings to help individuals move, rest, and perform essential hygiene functions in the chapter 11 cases filed in the Southern District of Texas bankruptcy court.  
  • Confidential Health Care Company – Represented a health care provider in an out-of-court restructuring of a portfolio company of a private equity sponsor.
  • IntraOp Medical Corporation – Represented the closed end mutual fund FirstHand Technology Value Fund, Inc. in the chapter 11 cases of IntraOp Medical, a company whose medical devices deliver intra-operative radiation to cancer patients, filed in the Northern District of California bankruptcy court. FirstHand Technology Value Fund provided debtor-in-possession financing, which was credit bid in a sale of substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code in accordance with a negotiated lock-up agreement that committed the debtors’ pre-bankruptcy secured lenders and equity holders to support the client’s stalking horse credit bid. 
  • Contract Research Solutions, Inc. (Cetero Research) – Represented a contract research organization accused of fraud by the Federal Drug Administration in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court, including a sale of substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code in accordance with a credit bid by pre-bankruptcy lenders and a joint disclosure statement and chapter 11 plan process.
  • Erickson Retirement Communities LLC – Represented a joint venture of private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Co., and CoastWood Senior Housing Partners in the chapter 11 cases of Erickson Retirement Communities, a continuing care retirement community developer and operator, filed in the Northern District of Texas bankruptcy court.
Manufacturing
  • ATIO USA – Represented affiliates of private equity firm TerraMar Capital LLC in the assignment for the benefit of creditors of ATIO USA LLC, a company involved with processing aluminium alloy from scrap and wasted aluminium parts, in Florida. TerraMar Capital submitted a bid for substantially all of the assets in the assignment.
  • Confidential Sports Equipment Manufacturer – Represented a manufacturer of sports equipment for youth, college, and professional athletes in the restructuring of its obligations. The company agreed to a friendly foreclosure by the second lien lender of substantially all of the assets of the business, which were sold to an affiliated buyer who assumed a significant amount of debt of the first lien lender and continues to operate as a going concern.
  • Confidential Kitchenware Manufacturer – Represented a manufacturer of kitchenware in the restructuring of its obligations. The company consummated an out-of-court workout and refinancing.
  • GT Advanced Technologies, Inc. – Represented a manufacturer of advanced material and electronics in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the New Hampshire bankruptcy court.
  • Furniture Brands International, Inc. – Represented a designer, manufacturer, and retailer of furniture in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court, including active competition to provide debtor-in-possession financing and the sale of substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Indalex Inc. – Represented the private equity firm Sun Capital Partners Inc. in the chapter 7 cases of Indalex, a former manufacturer of aluminum products, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court.
  • Collins & Aikman Corporation – Represented one of the nation’s largest automotive component part suppliers in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Eastern District of Michigan bankruptcy court, including a bankruptcy filing with only three days of preparation and multiple simultaneous sale processes in conjunction with confirmation of the debtors’ chapter 11 plan.
  • Techneglas, Inc. – Represented a manufacturer of television parts in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Southern District of Ohio bankruptcy court, including a chapter 11 plan process that effectuated a global settlement between the United States Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, two affiliated debtors that were separately administered, and their foreign parent company.
Media
  • Confidential Theater Company – Represented financial advisor in his capacity as advisor to distressed company and assignee for the benefit of creditors involving a theater company that assigned its assets to the assignee, who sold the assets as a going concern.
  • Velo Holdings, Inc. – Represented the private equity firm Endeavour Capital and its portfolio company Global Wide Media, Inc. in the chapter 11 cases of Velo Holdings, a holding company with assets that included an online marketing company, filed in the Southern District of Delaware bankruptcy court. Endeavour Capital and Global Wide Media purchased substantially all of the assets of Velo Holdings’ online marketing debtor-subsidiary Neverblue Communications, Inc. and the equity of one of its non-debtor affiliates in a sale under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Plum TV, Inc. – Represented private company Media Greenhouse LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Plum TV, the owner of a collection of local cable channels, filed in the Southern District of New York bankruptcy court. Media Greenhouse purchased substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Movie Gallery, Inc. – Represented a movie rental business with the second most stores in the United States in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Eastern District of Virginia bankruptcy court, including the liquidation of unprofitable stores and the debtors’ restructuring pursuant to a pre-arranged chapter 11 plan.
Real Estate, Mining, and Construction
  • Agspring – Represented affiliates of investment firm Engine No. 1 LP and agricultural infrastructure company Greenfield Holdings, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Agspring Mississippi Region, LLC, an agriculture company, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy Court. The newly-formed entity acted as the stalking horse and ultimate purchaser of farm land and equipment under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Molycorp, Inc. – Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Molycorp, Inc., a company focused on mining and refining rare earth metals, in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court.
  • The Abbey Companies LLC – Represented a California-based office building real estate enterprise in the mostly out-of-court restructuring of several pools of assets as well as the settlement of state court foreclosure actions filed in Los Angeles, California and a chapter 11 case filed in the Central District of California bankruptcy court to effectuate a settlement with respect to one significant asset owned by a subsidiary of The Abbey Companies.
  • Confidential Real Estate Trust – Represented a real estate trust that extended a loan for a real estate project that was owned by “tenants in common” in an out-of-court restructuring.
  • ALT Hotel, LLC – Represented the private equity firm The Chartres Lodging Group, LLC and its affiliate Kokua Hospitality, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of ALT Hotel, LLC, the owner of the Allerton Hotel, filed in the Northern District of Illinois bankruptcy court, including to protect the interests of The Chartres Lodging Group as former owner of ALT Hotel, LLC and Kokua Hospitality as the hotel manager of the Allerton Hotel.
  • Innkeepers USA Trust – Represented an owner and operator of 70 hotels in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Southern District of New York bankruptcy court, including in the restructuring of more than $1 billion of obligations owed to a variety of lenders, including two separate collateralized mortgage-backed securities.
  • Brundage Bone Concrete Pumping, Inc. – Represented the private equity firm Aurora Resurgence (an affiliate of Aurora Capital Group) in the chapter 11 cases of Brundage Bone Concrete Pumping, a construction company, filed in the Colorado bankruptcy court. 
  • Archstone-Smith Trust – Represented one of the lead investors in a national apartment real estate investment trust in the out-of-court restructuring of more than $10 billion in debt.
  • Parking Company America Airports – Represented the private equity firm Aurora Resurgence (an affiliate of Aurora Capital Group) in the chapter 11 cases of Parking Company America Airports, the owner and operator of parking lots around the country, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Aurora Resurgence purchased substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Retail
  • Confidential Amazon Retailer – Represent retailer who distributes products online through more than a dozen different brands in the restructuring of debt of approximately $25 million.
  • Confidential Restaurant Franchisee – Represent restaurant franchisee who owns restaurants in several states in the restructuring of debt of approximately $100 million.
  • Independent Pet Partners – Represented nationwide chain of 160 stores and e-commerce platform offering one-stop pet experience with healthy, high-quality food products and treats and a range of pet services in its chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Through the chapter 11 cases, IPP completed a going-concern sale to its lender group as well as three smaller sales.  The bankruptcy was completed through a chapter 11 plan of liquidation.
  • Francesca’s Holdings Corporation – Represented affiliates of private equity firm TerraMar Capital LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, a Texas-based clothing retailer, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. TerraMar purchased substantially all of the assets of Francesca’s under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Medly Health Inc. – Represented affiliates of private equity firm TerraMar Capital LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Medly Health Inc., a specialty pharmacy retailer, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. TerraMar submitted a bid and acted as the stalking horse purchaser of substantially all of the assets related to Medly’s brick-and-mortar operations.
  • FlightHub Group Inc. – Represented a flight-centric online travel agency in the debtors’ chapter 15 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court to recognize the debtors’ main restructuring cases filed in Canada. The United States bankruptcy court recognized each of the significant orders in the Canadian CCAA proceedings, including the plan of arrangement and compromise.
  • Confidential Men’s Apparel Company – Represented affiliate of private equity firm in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of an Illinois-based men’s apparel company who had assigned its assets in an assignment for the benefit of creditors.
  • Lucky's Market Parent Company, LLC – Represented Bo Sharon in the chapter 11 cases of Lucky’s Market Parent Company, LLC, a grocery store company, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Bo Sharon purchased substantially all of the assets of two grocery stores of Lucky’s Market under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Mishti Holdings LLC (Lolli & Pops) – Represented affiliates of private equity firm TerraMar Capital LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Mishti Holdings, a California-based candy retailer, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. The affiliate of TerraMar Capital purchased substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Sugarfina, Inc. – Represented private equity firm TerraMar Capital LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Sugarfina, Inc., a California-based candy retailer, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. TerraMar Capital provided debtor-in-possession financing and submitted a bid for substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Mi Pueblo Food Centers – Represented private equity firm Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC in the merger of its portfolio company Mi Pueblo with KKR-owned Cardenas Markets LLC.
  • Gordman Stores Inc. – Represented a joint venture of Hilco Merchant Resources, LLC and Gordon Brothers Retail Partners, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Gordman Stores, an apparel and home fashion retailer, filed in the Nebraska bankruptcy court. 
  • Aéropostale, Inc. – Represented a joint venture of Hilco Merchant Resources, LLC and Gordon Brothers Retail Partners, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Aéropostale, an apparel retailer, filed in the Southern District of New York bankruptcy court. Hilco and Gordan Brothers assisted in the liquidation of substantially all of the debtors’ inventory pursuant to an agency arrangement and was part of a first-of-its-kind consortium to acquire substantially all of the debtors’ operations pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. – Represented the private equity firm Balboa Retail, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, a grocery store company, filed in the Southern District of New York bankruptcy court. Balboa Retail purchased several of the debtors’ leases of real property under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Haggen Holdings, LLC – Represented the private equity firm Balboa Retail, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Haggen Holdings, a grocery store company, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Balboa Retail purchased several of the debtors’ leases of real property under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Haggen Holdings, LLC – Represented real property lessors BRNK Beaverton, LLC and BRNK Simi Valley, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Haggen Holdings, including in the sale and assignment by the debtors of grocery store leases to third party purchasers.
  • RadioShack Corporation – Represented private company Office Depot de México, S.A. de C.V. in the chapter 11 cases of RadioShack, a consumer electronics retailer, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Office Depot de México purchased the equity of a non-debtor Mexican subsidiary of RadioShack Corporation and related intellectual property under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Mi Pueblo San Jose, Inc. and Cha Cha Enterprises, LLC – Represented the private equity firm Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of affiliates Mi Pueblo San Jose and Cha Cha Enterprises, a California-based grocery store chain, filed in the Northern District of California bankruptcy court. Victory Park provided debtor-in-possession financing and acted as post-bankruptcy lender and equity sponsor to acquire majority ownership through the debtors’ chapter 11 plans. 
  • Giordano’s Enterprises, Inc. – Represented the private equity firm Garrison Investment Group LP in the chapter 11 cases of Giordano’s Enterprises, a pizza restaurant owner, operator, and franchisor, filed in the Northern District of Illinois bankruptcy court. Garrison Investment Group submitting a bid for substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Technology
  • Confidential Service Provider – Represent a service provider in its restructuring of operations and approximately $50 million of debt.
  • Sungard AS New Holdings, LLC – Represented intellectual property advisory firm Hilco IP Services, LLC d/b/a Hilco Streambank in the chapter 11 cases of Sungard AS New Holdings, LLC filed in the Southern District of Texas bankruptcy court. Hilco Streambank purchased the exclusive right to transfer blocks of IP addresses as part of the bankruptcy.
  • Intelsat S.A. – Represented the Special Committee of the Board in connection with Intelsat’s chapter 11 cases filed in the Eastern District of Virginia bankruptcy court. Intelsat operates the world’s largest satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure and provides diversified communication services to many of the world’s leading media companies, telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, and the United States government and military.
  • RentPath Holdings, Inc. – Represented special committee of board of directors in the reorganization of RentPath Holdings, Inc., a digital marketing company, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court.  Assisted the special committee in its investigation to determine whether to pursue any potential claims, remedies, or other appropriate actions belonging to the RentPath enterprise and its assessment of potential claims.
  • Edgenet, Inc. – Represented the private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners, LLC in the chapter 11 cases of Edgenet, a software company for retailer companies, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Parallax Capital Partners acted as the stalking horse for the purchase of substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Maxcom Telecomunicaciones, S.A.B. de C.V. – Represented the Latin American private equity fund Ventura Capital Privados S.A. de C.V. in the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of Maxcom Telecomunicaciones, a Mexican telecommunications company, filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court. Ventura Capital invested in Maxcom Telecomunicaciones through a prepackaged chapter 11 plan and a tender offer consummated in accordance with United States and Mexican securities laws.
  • DBSD North America, Inc. – Represented an owner of communications “spectrum” and a satellite in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Southern District of New York bankruptcy court, including multiple auctions for incumbent and new lenders to provide debtor-in-possession financing, significant litigation, and multiple chapter 11 plan processes.
Transportation
  • Confidential Transportation Maintenance Company – Represented a privately owned transportation maintenance company in its restructuring and the sale of substantially all of its assets through a management buyout as well as the assignment for the benefit of creditors of its remaining assets.
  • UAL Corporation (United Airlines) – Represented an airline in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Northern District of Illinois bankruptcy court (in the largest airline bankruptcy), with involvement in each of the significant matters in the restructuring, including aircraft finance, labor and employment, and municipal bonds.
  • Trans World Airlines, Inc. – Represented an airline in the debtors’ chapter 11 cases filed in the Delaware bankruptcy court, including a competitive process for providing debtor-in-possession financing, extensive litigation regarding labor and employment issues, and an active auction process for the sale of substantially all of the debtors’ assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Litigation Finance Industry Representations

  • Commercial Law Firm Portfolio Funding – Represent New York-based law firm of approximately 80 attorneys in securing litigation funding supported by a portfolio of commercial litigation cases.
  • Media Technology Company Securing Funding – Represent media technology company owned by an inventor and other investors in securing litigation funding.
  • Industrial Technology Company Securing Funding – Represent industrial technology company owned as a venture investment in securing litigation funding.
  • Judgment Preservation Insurance for Technology Company – Represent technology company in securing judgment preservation insurance for a judgment in excess of $300 million.
  • Investment Advisor Providing Funding to Class Action Law Firm – Represent an asset management firm in performing due diligence and documenting $25 million of financing to a law firm with a focus on class action litigation.
  • Investment Advisor Providing Funding to Law Firm – Represent an asset management firm in documenting multiple financings to a law firm with a focus on litigation involving companies that commit fraud.
  • Judgment Preservation Insurance for Individual and Contingency Fee Law Firms – Represented individual and contingency fee law firms in securing judgment preservation insurance for a judgment in excess of $75 million.
  • Canadian Company Securing Funding – Represented Canadian company in securing litigation funding to finance investor-state dispute.
  • Technology Company Securing Funding – Represented internet technology company owned by technology companies in securing litigation funding from two litigation funders in separate (but coordinated) transactions.
  • Bankruptcy Trustee (in CAH Bankruptcy Matters) Securing Funding – Represented trustee in affiliated CAH Acquisition Company bankruptcies filed in the Eastern District of North Carolina bankruptcy court in securing litigation funding and documenting arrangement.
  • Commercial Law Firm Portfolio Funding – Represented New York-based law firm of approximately 45 attorneys in securing litigation funding supported by a portfolio of commercial litigation cases.
  • Inventor and Patent Owner Securing Funding – Represented inventor and patent owner in securing litigation funding from a joint venture of two litigation funders.
  • Debtors (in CMC II Bankruptcy Matters) Securing Funding – Represented debtors in CMC II, LLC bankruptcies filed in Delaware bankruptcy court in securing litigation funding.
  • Commercial Law Firm Portfolio Funding – Represented Maryland-based law firm of approximately 10 attorneys in securing litigation funding supported by a portfolio of commercial litigation cases.
  • Debtors (in ElderHome Land and Burtonsville Crossing Bankruptcy Matters) Securing Funding – Represented litigation funder in ElderHome Land, LLC and Burtonsville Crossing, LLC bankruptcies filed in Maryland bankruptcy court in providing litigation funding and documenting arrangement.
  • Commercial Law Firm Portfolio Funding – Represented New York-based sole practitioner in securing litigation funding supported by a portfolio of class action litigation cases.
  • Distressed Company Securing Funding – Represented distressed manufacturer and retailer in seeking litigation funding supported by portfolio of intellectual property litigation cases.
  • Investor Securing Funding – Represented individual in seeking litigation funding supported by litigation related to investment.
  • Joint Venture Partner Securing Funding – Represented joint venture partner in seeking litigation funding supported by litigation related to joint venture.
  • Food Distributor Securing Funding – Represented food distributor in securing litigation funding supported by a portfolio of protein antitrust litigation cases.
  • Owner of Company Who Had Secured Funding – Represented 100% owner of company that had secured litigation funding in negotiations regarding a significant amendment to litigation funding arrangement.
  • Whistleblower Securing Funding – Represented whistleblower in seeking litigation funding supported by a portfolio of whistleblower litigation.
  • French Company Securing Funding – Represented French company in securing litigation funding to finance investor-state dispute.
  • Joint Venture Partner Securing Funding – Represented joint venture partner in seeking litigation funding supported by litigation related to joint venture.
  • Food Company Securing Funding – Represented food company in seeking litigation funding supported by trademark litigation.
  • Investor Securing Funding – Represented individual in seeking litigation funding supported by litigation related to investment.
  • Purchasers of Law Firms – Represented lawyers in two separate transactions in the purchase of established law firms in transactions that were financed by litigation funding.
  • Whistleblower Securing Funding – Represented whistleblower in seeking litigation funding supported by whistleblower litigation.
  • Commercial Law Firm Portfolio Funding – Represented Illinois-based law firm of approximately 40 attorneys in securing litigation funding in a few different situations supported by a portfolio of commercial litigation cases.
  • Qui Tam Law Firm Portfolio Funding – Represented law firm in securing litigation funding supported by a portfolio of qui tam litigation cases.
  • Commercial Litigation Funder Regarding Industry and Investments – Represented a commercial litigation finance firm in providing general advice about the litigation finance industry and performing due diligence on potential litigation finance investments for plaintiffs seeking an aggregate amount of more than $25 million of financing.
  • Investment Advisor Providing Funding to Commercial Litigation Funders – Represented an investment advisor and its joint venture partners in documenting a commitment of financing in excess of $150 million to an entity who provides litigation funding for commercial litigation.
  • Investment Advisor Providing Funding to Consumer Litigation Funders – Represented an investment advisor and its joint venture partner in documenting multiple commitments of financing aggregating in excess of $50 million to entities who provide litigation funding related to plaintiffs pursuing personal injury litigation.
  • Non-Traditional Litigation Funder Marketing Portfolio of Investments – Represented an alternative investment fund in restructuring its portfolio of litigation finance investments and marketing the portfolio with a face value of claims in excess of $200 million in a secondary market transaction.
  • Asset Management Firm Providing Funding to Mass Tort Law Firm – Represented an asset management firm in performing due diligence and documenting $8 million of financing to a law firm with a focus on mass tort litigation.

Honors & Recognition

Chambers USA, Recognized Leader in Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2022-2024)

Credentials

Education

Harvard Law School

University of Michigan

Admissions – Court

Admissions – State

Professional & Civic

Professional Activities

American Bar Association Business Bankruptcy Committee - Co-Chair, Claims and Priorities Subcommittee (2023-present) and Use and Disposition of Property Subcommittee (2008-2023)

American Bankruptcy Institute  

Turnaround Management Association

 

News & Insights

External News & Publications

"UK Litigation Funder Augusta’s Employees Bolt for Omni Bridgeway," Bloomberg Law (2023)

“Litigation Finance Booming,” Turnaround & Workouts (2018)

“Q&A with … Marc Carmel,” Law360 (2013)

Recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 Central M&A Advisors (emerging leaders of the M&A, Financing, and Turnaround Industries), The M&A Advisor (2012)

“If Jevic Is Your Problem, Litigation Finance Might Be Your Solution,” American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (2017)

“Model Asset Purchase Agreement for Bankruptcy Sales,” American Bar Association, co-chaired task force and co-author (2017)

“Advice for Directors and Officers of Distressed Corporations: Fiduciary Duties,” InsideCounsel (2015)

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“Advice for Directors and Officers of Distressed Corporations: Corporate Governance in Times of Financial Distress,” InsideCounsel (2015)

“Advice for Directors and Officers of Distressed Corporations: Compensation and Benefits Issues to Consider,” InsideCounsel (2015)

“Advice for Directors and Officers of Distressed Corporations: Strategies to Avoid or Minimize Liability,” InsideCounsel (2015)

“Eleventh Circuit Holds that Term Lenders Do Not Have Standing to Enforce Funding Obligations of Revolving Lenders,” Mondaq (2013)

“Fifth Circuit Decision May Reignite Debate on Artificial Impairment in Engineering a ‘Cramdown’ Plan of Reorganization,” Mondaq (2013)

“Recharacterization from Debt to Equity: Do Bankruptcy Courts Have the Power?,” The Bankruptcy Strategist (2002)

“Fiduciary Duties & the ‘Zone’ of Insolvency,” The Bankruptcy Strategist (2001)

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