General Counsel to the Swan Asbestos and Silica Settlement Trust
Swan Asbestos & Silica Settlement Trust
Representation of the Swan Asbestos and Silica Settlement Trust and its three former trustees prior to the successful consummation of a settlement that resulted in, among other things, the dismissal with prejudice of several million dollars of litigation claims against the Trust. Responsible for working with other constituents in order to resolve both disputes concerning the administration of the Trust, and the handling of claims and the related litigation commenced by alleged beneficiaries of the Trust.
Representation of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in a $2 billion reverse takeover transaction that saw the SPAC merge with a private equity-backed producer of firefighting chemicals. Advised client on relatedreorganization matters, corporate governance, and shareholder agreements.
Representation of debtor in possession in the chapter 11 case of Cabi Downtown LLC, the owner of an 849-unit condominium project owing over $250 million to a bank consortium, defaulting unit purchasers, trade creditors, and its general contractor. The case was the first large condominium filing in S...
Corporate restructuring of 25-year-old institutional real estate investment and development firm that has managed more than a billion dollars in assets. Assisted with the development of a "shared vision" by company stakeholders who held somewhat disparate views. Creation of a consensus corporate str...