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Committee Representations

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Our role is to assist in maximizing value on your claims.

Overview

The bankruptcy lawyers at Morris James represent official committees of unsecured creditors, official committees of equity holders, ad hoc groups, and chapter 11 trustees. Such representations often entail an important investigative function, as the committee or trustee may undertake to investigate and pursue legal claims that the debtor and its professionals cannot, or decline, to pursue.

Morris James regularly represents committees in Chapter 11 cases involving the sale of all or substantially all of the Debtors' assets. These cases involve a wide wide array of industries, including:

  • Automotive
  • Ecommerce & Gig Economy
  • Energy
  • Food Production & Service
  • Fitness & Leisure
  • Hospitality & lodging
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Transportation

While the industry of each case may vary, one constant is the ability of our team to understand and help manage sale and plan processes to maximize the value of the estates.

Our Philosophy of Committee Representations

  • Preparation and planning are the keys to any successful representation regardless of whether the cases are a financial restructuring, a pure reorganization, or a liquidation through a sale of substantially all of the company’s assets, all to maximize the value of the estate
  • Negotiate the best resolution for those matters that can be resolved, and litigate those matters that cannot be resolved
  • Minimize administrative expenses by exiting from bankruptcy as efficiently as possible

Recent Committee Representations

Since the pandemic, Morris James has represented more creditors committees in Chapter 11 cases than any other Delaware firm.

These Committee cases, in a wide array of industries, include:

  • 24 Hour Fitness
  • Edgenet
  • La Pain Quotidien
  • Shiloh Industries 
  • Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
  • EHT US1
  • Loot Crate
  • SportsCo Holdings
  • AmCad Holdings
  • F+W Media 
  • M & G USA
  • Sungevity, Inc.
  • Axion International
  • The Gingiss Group, Inc.
  • Maine Foods 
  • Suntricity Power Corp.
  • Borden Dairy 
  • The Glass Group
  • Mallinckrodt 
  • Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Bluestem Brands
  • Global Aviation Holdings
  • MaxJet Airways, Inc.
  • Three A's Holdings, LLC (f/k/a Tower Records)
  • Cloud Peak Energy 
  • Gold Standard Baking
  • Melinta Therapeutics. Inc.
  • TLC Vision (USA) Corp.
  • Cone Mills Corp.
  • Juno USA
  • MiddleBrook Pharmaceuticals
  • Valeritas Holdings
  • Delta Mills, Inc.
  • Hayes-Lemmerz International, Inc.
  • Mission Critical Enterprises
  • Vertellus Specialties
  • Diamond Glass Corp.
  • Hygea Holdings
  • Patriot National
  • YogaWorks
  • Eagle Hospitality
  • Klausner Lumber One
  • Restora Healthcare Holdings
 

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