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Matt Barr

New York, USA Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Bankruptcy/Restructuring
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Matt Barr is noted for his expertise in acting on behalf of lenders in bankruptcy matters, with additional experience representing debtors and noteholders. He offers experience in high-profile issues across a range of sectors, including energy and entertainment.
"He is a brilliant tactician, strong strategist and wonderful with clients."
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Co-Chair of Weil’s Restructuring Department and member of the Management Committee. Focuses on complex in- and out-of-court restructurings representing debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, bondholders, ad hoc groups, PE funds, acquirers of assets, hedge funds and other institutions. Recent representations include: Ad hoc group in Seadrill Limited; Ad hoc group in Nordic Aviation; Fieldwood Energy; VIVUS; CEC Entertainment (Chuck E. Cheese); Chisholm Oil and Gas Operating; WHP Global (various purchases); EP Energy Corporation; UTEX; syncreon Group Holdings B.V.; Centerbridge Capital Partners as sponsor in CraftWorks bankruptcy; Ad hoc committee of bondholders in Unit Corp.; Talen Energy Marketing, LLC and Talen Energy Supply, LLC as Second Lien Lenders in the NorthEast Gas Generation restructuring; Ad hoc committee of Secured Lenders in Bumble Bee Foods; Bain and THL Partners in iHeart Media; Ad hoc group of Unsecured Lenders in the Sheridan Production II restructuring; HPS Investment Partners, LLC in the Emerge Energy Services LP restructuring; Ad hoc group of Lenders to Uniti Group; and Ad hoc group of Lenders to Cobalt International Energy. Other notable lead representations include: Angelica Corporation; BCBG; Seventy-Seven Energy; China Fishery; Bauer Performance Sports; Gymboree; American Gilsonite; SunEdison; Noranda Aluminum.

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Boston University (B.A.); New York Law School (J.D.).

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