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Houghton Mifflin Files Chapter 11

As reported in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, USA Today and other publications, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company filed for chapter 11 relief with a prepackaged reorganization plan that would eliminate approximately $3.1 billion in debt and $250 million in annual interest costs. Houghton Mifflin's plan has been approved by over 90 percent of its senior secured creditors and 76 percent of equity holders.

The Paul, Weiss team advising Houghton Mifflin includes, among others, bankruptcy partners Alan Kornberg and Elizabeth McColm; corporate partners Tom de la Bastide, Manuel Frey, David Huntington, John Kennedy and Robert Zochowski, and counsel Stephen Koo; tax partner David Mayo; and employee benefits partner Larry Witdorchic, and counsel Maureen Riley.

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