Restructuring & Insolvency

McGuireWoods’ Restructuring and Insolvency Department stands ready to assist clients with any and all insolvency situations. Our national team includes lawyers with transactional and litigation strength. We represent debtors and debtors in possession, secured creditors and unsecured creditors' committees, agents, bank groups, senior and mezzanine lenders, trustees and receivers in all types of debt restructuring, litigation and bankruptcy reorganization proceedings, including out-of-court workouts.

Our lawyers handle large regional, national and international matters and our practice crosses industries, including energy, retail, transportation, real estate, manufacturing and telecommunications. The firm’s clients include manufacturers, trade creditors, and financial institutions such as banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, bondholder committees and asset-based lenders.

We bring hands-on skill to each engagement. Team members include business bankruptcy specialists certified by the American Board of Certification; members of the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy; and members of regional and national industry organizations such as the American Bankruptcy Institute, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, and Turnaround Management Association. In addition, many team members began their legal careers as judicial clerks for federal bankruptcy judges.

Because of our experience, geographic reach and size, the team represents parties in restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings anywhere in the United States. Our collaborative approach means we achieve prompt results, knowing that a speedy resolution reduces costs, improves efficiency and preserves value for clients. McGuireWoods lawyers have tried cases and successfully argued appeals on a myriad of bankruptcy issues involving bankruptcy sales, termination of pension plans, modification of retiree benefits, bankruptcy class action certifications and numerous other complex matters.

Experience

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    Xybernaut Corporation

    Representation of Xybernaut Corporation as Chapter 11 debtor.

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    Weirton Steel Corporation

    Representation of Weirton Steel Corporation as Chapter 11 debtor.

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    Virginia Carolina Peanut Farmers Cooperative Association

    Representation of Virginia Carolina Peanut Farmers Cooperative Association as Chapter 11 debtor.

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    US bank

    US bank as administrative and collateral agent in the restructuring of $225 million of loans to a publicly held hospitality company.

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    US Airways Group, Inc.

    Representation of US Airways Group, Inc. as Chapter 11 debtor.

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