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Mr. Koster is an Associate in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Group. He has experience in various aspects of bankruptcy law, including the representation of agent banks, senior lenders, unsecured noteholders and other interested parties in both chapter 11 proceedings and large out-of-court workouts. Mr. Koster was selected in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 as a Super Lawyers NY Metro Rising Star.
Prior to joining White & Case in 2010, Mr. Koster served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judith Wizmur of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.
Represent coordinating committee of senior lenders holding over $10 billion of indebtedness in restructuring of world's largest offshore oil drilling company.
Represented agent for senior lenders holding over $500 million of secured loans in attempted out-of-court restructuring and chapter 11 proceedings of Primorsk International Shipping Limited and its affiliated debtors.
Represented the Ad Hoc Group of TCEH Unsecured Noteholders, comprised of holders of approximately $2.7 billion of unsecured notes issued by Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company, LLC, in the chapter 11 cases of Energy Future Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries.
Represented the Ad Hoc Group of LBHI Noteholders in the chapter 11 cases of Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. and its affiliated debtors.
Represented the Ad Hoc Group of LightSquared LP Secured Lenders, comprised of holders of approximately $1.5 billion of secured loans made to LightSquared LP, in the chapter 11 cases of LightSquared Inc. and its subsidiaries.
Represented large hedge fund in commencing the first involuntary pre-packaged bankruptcy case in the United States in Zais Investment Grade Limited VII.