Emanuel Grillo

Section Chair - Financial Restructuring (Firmwide) Partner

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New York

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  • A diversified oilfield services company and its affiliates in their pre-packaged chapter 11 cases
  • An offshore drilling and marine services business in the confirmed pre-packaged chapter 11 cases for it and its affiliates
  • Insurance company lenders as senior secured creditors of troubled high tech and plastics products manufacturers
  • A distressed aluminum products company in its out-of-court restructuring
  • Investors in a troubled Alaskan oil and gas exploration and production company in litigation in New York, Delaware and Alaska
  • A North American professional soccer league in an internal investigation arising from the FIFA bribery scandal and an investigation into a league game protest
  • A troubled cooperative bank in the restructuring of $500 million of its debt
  • An investment fund holding debt secured by life settlement assets in a troubled hedge fund's Chapter 11 cases
  • An ad-hoc committee of second lien creditors in the restructuring of $500 million of secured debt of one of the largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firms
  • The DIP Lender and credit-bidder in the section 363 sale for Grubb & Ellis one of the nation's largest real estate brokerage firms
  • The controlling mezzanine lender in its foreclosure on a portfolio of hospitality assets with a value of $1.5 billion
  • The sponsor of a portfolio of hospitality assets concentrated in the southeastern United States in the restructuring of $600 million of debt
  • Mezzanine and mortgage lenders for both commercial and multifamily residential properties and lenders to Native American gaming facilities
  • A top wireless device service and distribution company and its parent with revenues of $2 billion prior to bankruptcy in their Chapter 11 cases, the sale of their assets and confirmation of their Chapter 11 plan
  • Junior capital lenders to troubled borrowers in prepackaged bankruptcy cases and periodically in their exercise of remedies
  • Individual creditors and ad hoc groups of creditors in some of the country's largest bankruptcy cases, including Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Northwest Airlines, Delphi Corporation and Silicon Graphics, Inc.
  • The DIP Lenders in in the NextWave Telecom cases