The thing that strikes you the most about Paul, Weiss is the depth of the practice. They just have a large number of senior partners, all of whom are of an outstanding quality.
- Chambers USA, Band 1 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and NYC) and "Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year" in 2019
Paul, Weiss has a market leading practice representing key creditor constituencies (official and ad hoc groups, agents, trustees, strategic creditors, critical contract counterparties, etc.) in complex, high profile in- and out-of-court restructuring, debt refinancing and recapitalization matters. We represent a broad array of creditors and understand the needs and concerns of different creditor constituencies (operational, financial, secured, unsecured, etc.). The diversity of our creditor matters and clients distinguishes our practice and enhances our ability to represent—and secure successful outcomes for—official and unofficial groups comprised of different types of creditors.
Chapter 11 Cases of Endo Pharmaceuticals
An ad hoc group of first lien, second lien, and unsecured lenders in the chapter 11 restructuring of Endo Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company. The group comprised approximately of $3.2 billion, nearly forty percent, of the company’s funded debt.
Talen Energy Chapter 11 Cases
An ad hoc group of crossholders of Talen Energy Supply, LLC, one of the largest competitive power generation companies in North America that owns the Susquehanna Nuclear Plant, in connection with the chapter 11 cases filed by the company and its affiliates in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Chapter 11 Cases of Serta Simmons
An ad hoc group of first lien lenders of Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC, one of the leading producers of mattresses and bedding products in the United States and Canada, in connection with the chapter 11 cases filed by the company and its affiliates in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Avaya's Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan
An ad hoc investor group of first lien lenders of Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in communication and collaboration solutions, in connection with the company’s prepackaged chapter 11 plan which will reduce Avaya’s total debt by more than 75% from approximately $3.4 billion to approximately $800 million.
The successor bond trustee and an ad hoc group of certain holders of Tarrant County Cultural Education Facilities Financial Corporation Retirement Revenue Bonds (The Stayton at Museum Way Project), Series 2020 Bonds, in connection with safeguarding their interests in respect of Series 2020 Bonds and The Stayton, a continuing care retirement community.
Wesco Aircraft Out-of-Court Recapitalization
An ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders of Wesco Aircraft Holdings (d/b/a Incora), a leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace and other industries, in connection with an out-of-court comprehensive recapitalization transaction, pursuant to which the members of the ad hoc group exchanged their existing unsecured bonds for new second lien bonds.
Bausch Healthcare Spin-Off
An ad hoc group of secured and unsecured creditors of Bausch Health, a multinational healthcare company, in connection with the company’s proposed spin-off of its eyecare business.
Ongoing Chapter 11 Cases of Intelsat
An ad hoc group of holding company noteholders in the chapter 11 cases of Intelsat S.A. and its co-debtor affiliates, operator of the world’s largest and most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure. Despite being creditors of Intelsat’s various holding companies, the ad hoc group negotiated a plan of reorganization that provided holding company creditors with approximately $400 million of value, in addition to other contingent value rights tied to Intelsat’s continued C-band spectrum clearing project.
Recapitalization of Service King
An ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders, led by Clearlake Capital Group, in their recapitalization of Service King, a national automotive collision repair company, resulting in the infusion of $200 million of new capital into the company.
Prepackaged Chapter 11 Cases of Carlson Travel Inc.
An ad hoc group of noteholders of Carlson Travel Inc. in connection with the prepackaged chapter 11 cases filed by the company and its affiliates in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.