Andrew Zatz

Partner, New York

Biography

Overview

Mr. Zatz is a partner in the Firm's Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Practice. He has extensive experience in various aspects of bankruptcy law, including the representation of debtors, creditors, and other interested parties in both chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.

Bars and Courts
New Jersey State Bar
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Education
JD
Fordham University School of Law
BA
Tufts University
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of GSO Capital Partners in connection with the Chapter 11 reorganization of Gibson Brands, Inc.

Representation of American Industrial Partners in connection with the pre-packaged Chapter 11 case of Rand Logistics, Inc.

Representation of Beal Bank in the acquisition of a natural gas-fired electric generating facility, located in McKittrick, California from La Paloma Generating Company, LLC in a Chapter 11 sale under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Representation of the coordinating committee of senior secured lenders holding more than $6 billion of indebtedness in the restructuring of Seadrill Limited, the world's largest offshore oil drilling company.

Representation of Beal Bank in the acquisition of two of  four 550 megawatt natural gas-fired power blocks of the Gila River Power Station located in Gila Bend, Arizona from Sundevil Power Holdings, LLC.

Representation of the Ad Hoc Group of Unsecured Senior Noteholders in the Chapter 11 reorganization of Breitburn Energy Partners LP.

Representation of an ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders in the chapter 11 bankruptcy of Energy XXI, a Texas company focusing on oil and gas exploration with approximately $2.5 billion in debt.

Representation of Beal Bank as the sole secured creditor of Duer Wagner III Oil & Gas, LP and its affiliates.

Represented the Ad Hoc Secured Group of LightSquared LP lenders in connection with the US$1.7 billion LP secured term loan facility.

Represented the agent and lenders under the US$1.6 billion bridge loan facility in the Tribune chapter 11 cases.