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Mark E. Freedlander

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Practices
Industries
Education
  • Capital University Law School, JD, 1993
  • Miami University, BS, 1990
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Affiliations

Member, Bankruptcy Division, Allegheny County Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Mark focuses his practice on a variety of interests in matters involving financial distress – both in and outside of court proceedings. Outside of court proceedings, he has represented financially distressed companies, lenders, vendors and acquirers of assets in numerous distressed transactions. In court supervised proceedings, Mark has represented debtors, Chapter 11 trustees, liquidating trustees, Chapter 11 plan sponsors, lenders, creditor committees, individual creditor interest and acquirers of assets.

Mark works with private equity firms both with respect to financially distressed portfolio companies and with respect to distressed asset acquisitions. He has worked on matters involving a variety of industries, but has a significant depth of experience in manufacturing, mining and healthcare sectors.

Mark speaks regularly regarding bankruptcy topics at various continuing legal education seminars, and he has been a guest lecturer on restructuring topics at the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and the Duquesne University Law School.

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Liquidating trustee of Intermet Corp. and affiliated debtors.

Wesbanco in the financial workout of a regional health system.

Ford Motor Company in the Visteon Corp. bankruptcy proceedings.

PNC Bank and Steel City in the financial workout of an automotive parts supplier.

Sensis Corp. in its financial workout and sale to Saab USA.

The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Max & Erma’s Restaurants Inc.

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2006-2015

Named to Pennsylvania "Super Lawyers," Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006-2007, 2009-2013

Named to "Outstanding Bankruptcy Lawyers Under the Age of 40," Turnaround & Workouts, 2004

Co-author, "Surviving Economic Headwinds," Journal of Corporate Renewal, April 2013