Brandon is an Associate in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Group and is based in the New York Office. His practice focuses primarily on bankruptcy and financial restructuring matters, including representation of debtors, creditors, purchasers and other interested parties in chapter 11 bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, and related transactions. In addition, Brandon's work involves the coordination of multi-jurisdictional restructurings across the globe and high-profile litigation in the United States and abroad, with a particular focus on cross-border restructuring and Latin American insolvencies, and a developed expertise in chapter 15 proceedings.
Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Representation of agent under US$1.8 billion secured credit facility to a Brazilian ultra-deep water drillship operating in connection with out-of-court consensual restructuring and recapitalization transactions.
Representation of Constellation Oil Services Holding S.A., provider of oil and gas contract drilling and production services in Brazil, in its restructuring of approximately US$1.5 billion of debt under project financing and working capital facilities and senior secured and unsecured notes through insolvency proceedings in Brazil and the British Virgin Islands and recognition proceedings under chapter 15 in the United States.
Representation of Oi S.A., a major Brazilian telecommunications company in connection with its cross-border in-court insolvency proceedings, related litigation, and the restructuring of approximately US$19 billion of prepetition obligations.
Representation of OAS S.A., a major Brazilian engineering and construction company in connection with its cross-border in-court insolvency proceedings, related litigation, and the restructure of its approximately US$9 billion of prepetition obligations.
Representation of senior secured lender group in connection with an out-of-court restructuring of the offshore supply business of Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd. This transaction was recognized as "Industrials Deal of the Year (over $250MM)" by The M&A Advisor in 2017.