People: Edward M. Fox, Partner

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Edward M. Fox

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-4646
Fax: (917) 344-1339
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Edward Fox uses his broad experience in virtually all aspects of bankruptcy, corporate reorganizations, and financial restructurings to maximize value for his clients. He has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, landlords, and other creditors in some of the nation’s largest bankruptcy cases, in some cases obtaining higher recoveries for his clients than similarly situated creditors received. He has also represented banks, pension funds, labor unions, and other creditors in numerous Chapter 11 reorganization cases involving retailers, hotel and motel properties, office buildings, casinos and other businesses, and he has represented creditors and ad hoc committees in out-of-court restructurings.

Edward Fox uses his broad experience in virtually all aspects of bankruptcy, corporate reorganizations, and financial restructurings to maximize value for his clients. He has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, indenture trustees, landlords, and other creditors in some of the nation’s largest bankruptcy cases, in some cases obtaining higher recoveries for his clients than similarly situated creditors received. He has also represented banks, pension funds, labor unions, and other creditors in numerous Chapter 11 reorganization cases involving retailers, hotel and motel properties, office buildings, casinos and other businesses, and he has represented creditors and ad hoc committees in out-of-court restructurings.

Education

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, magna cum laude (1985)

    Editor, American Journal of Law & Medicine

  • B.A., Columbia University (1982)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Courts

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Representative Engagements

  • Represents the successor indenture trustee for two issues of Convertible Senior Notes in In re SandRidge Energy, Inc., et al. (Chapter 11, S.D. TX)
  • Represents the largest secured creditor in In re Newbury Common Associates, LLC, et al., a real estate development company (Chapter 11, D. Del.)
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Energy Futures Holdings Corp., et al. as co-counsel (Chapter 11, D. Del.)
  • Represented the indenture trustee in the out-of-court restructuring of $100 million senior secured second lien notes issued by an industrial company.
  • Represented the indenture trustee for $150 million senior notes in In re Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (Chapter 11, D. Del.), resulting in a par plus accrued recovery.
  • Represented The Brown Publishing Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates as debtors and debtors-in-possession (Chapter 11, E.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Pacific Ethanol Holding Co., LLC (Chapter 11, D. Del.)
  • Represented the Examiner in In re New Century TRS Holdings, Inc. (Chapter 11, D. Del.)
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in In re The New York Racing Association Inc. (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.), owner of the Belmont Park, Aqueduct, and Saratoga thoroughbred race tracks in New York State.
  • Represented the indenture trustee for $2 billion of senior debt issued by Delphi Corporation in In re Delphi Corporation (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented the largest creditor in In re Elite Model Management, Inc. (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented the indenture trustee and property trustee for the Enron Trust Preferred Securities (“TOPRS”) and six underlying issues of notes, two of which received the highest recovery of any claims in In re Enron Corp. (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented a major life insurance company in the out-of-court restructuring of a privately held manufacturing company.
  • Represented the indenture trustee for $100 million of secured notes in In re Golden Books Family Entertainment, Inc. (Chapter 11, D. Del.)
  • Represented indenture trustees as members of the creditors’ committees in In re Kmart Corp. (Chapter 11, N.D. Ill.), In re Bethlehem Steel Corporation (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.), In re Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (Chapter 11, D. Del.), In re Anacomp, Inc. (Chapter 11, D. Del.), In re Pan American World Airways, Inc. (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.), In re Almacs, Inc. (Chapter 11, D.R.I.), and In re Eastern Airlines, Inc. (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented a Midwest-based hedge fund and a major Canadian theatre equipment lessor as members of the unsecured creditors’ committee, and negotiated and drafted the plan of reorganization resolving the case, in In re Livent, Inc. (Chapter 11, S.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented the indenture trustee for $60 million first mortgage notes in In re Arizona Charlie’s, Inc. Hotel and Casino. (Chapter 11, D. Nev.)
  • Represented a bridge lender and co-chair of the creditors’ committee in In re Diversified Industries, Inc. (Chapter 11, E.D. Mo.)