Andrew F. O'Neill

Partner, Chicago



Andrew O'Neill is a partner in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice and is based in the Chicago office.

Andrew's practice focuses on complex corporate restructurings and reorganizations, both in-court and out-of-court, as well as other distressed situations. Andrew has extensive experience representing debtors, senior lenders, unsecured creditors, purchasers of assets and other interested parties in these matters.

Bars and Courts
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Loyola University, Chicago
International Relations
University of Pennsylvania


In addition to numerous engagements involving non-public out-of-court restructurings, Andrew’s representative public engagements include:

Company Representations

  • Boy Scouts of America in its chapter 11 case
  • Legacy Reserves in its pre-arranged chapter 11 case
  • Maremont Corporation in its pre-packaged chapter 11 case
  • HCR ManorCare in its chapter 11 case
  • Key Energy in its pre-packaged chapter 11 case
  • Dynegy Holdings in its chapter 11 case
  • Lee Enterprises in its pre-packaged chapter 11
  • Penhall Company in its out-of-court exchange offer and consent solicitation
  • Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation in its chapter 11 case
  • Merisant Worldwide in its chapter 11 case
  • Pliant Corporation in its chapter 11 cases
  • Hilex Poly in its pre-packaged chapter 11 case
  • Federal-Mogul Corporation in its chapter 11 case
  • Owens Corning in its chapter 11 case

Creditor and Strategic Investor Representations

  • 363 Asset Sale Purchasers in Samson Resources, A123 Systems, and Fisker Automotive chapter 11 cases
  • Franchisor in Apple ILLINOIS, L.L.C. chapter 11 case
  • Major unsecured creditors in Overseas Shipholding Group, Innkeepers and Lyondell chapter 11 cases
  • State finance authority in ITR Concession Company chapter 11 case
  • Senior debt syndicate and 363 asset sale purchaser in Florida Gaming Centers chapter 11 case
  • Senior lender in Petroleum & Franchise Capital/Petroleum & Franchise Funding chapter 11 case
  • ABL lender in Constar International chapter 11 case
  • B unit holders in Southcross Holdings chapter 11 case
  • Private equity sponsor in Victerra Holdings chapter 11 case
Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers in America, 2021