Elizabeth Feld

Partner, New York

Biography

Overview

Elizabeth (Lisa) Feld is a partner located in New York in White & Case's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice. Lisa's practice includes representing agent banks, secured and unsecured creditors, hedge funds and companies in connection with chapter 11 reorganizations, financing transactions, and out-of-court restructurings.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Education
JD
University of Chicago Law School
BA
Colgate University
Languages
English
French
Polish

Experience

Represented Joerns Woundco Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates, suppliers and service providers in post-acute care, in negotiating and obtaining post-petition financing for their chapter 11 cases.

Represented the prepetition first lien secured lenders in the successful prepackaged chapter 11 cases of New MACH Gen, LLC and its affiliates, owners and managers of natural gas-fired electric generating facilities, including the restructuring of over $600 million of debt and the acquisition by an affiliate of the lenders of the equity of one of the subsidiary debtors owning an approximately 1,092 MW natural gas/fuel oil-fired electric generating station, in satisfaction of a portion of the company's outstanding obligations owed to the lenders under their prepetition first lien secured credit facilities.

Represented the DIP administrative agent and DIP arrangers in the chapter 11 cases of SunEdison, Inc. and its affiliates, a global renewable energy company headquartered in the U.S., including in connection with SunEdison’s more than $900 million of new money and roll-up debtor-in-possession financing.

Represented Dynegy Inc., one of the largest generators of electricity in the United States, in connection with its refinancing and restructuring of over US$6 billion of debt and obligations through a chapter 11 plan of reorganization.

Represented Revel AC, Inc., a resort, hotel and casino in Atlantic City, N.J., in connection with obtaining debtor-in-possession financing in its chapter 11 proceeding.

Represented Deutsche Bank, as agent, and a steering committee of senior lenders, in the restructuring in chapter 11 of $630 million of senior secured indebtedness of, and in connection with providing $50 million of debtor-in-possession financing to Accuride Corporation.

Represented the Official Unsecured Bank Committee in the jointly-administered chapter 11 proceedings of Reliance Financial Services Corporation and Reliance Group Holdings, Inc., insurance holding companies.

Represented United Pan-Europe Communications N.V., a leading European cable and telecommunications company, as debtor in possession, in a successful cross-border restructuring that was administered simultaneously in the US and the Netherlands.

Represented other secured and unsecured creditors in various other chapter 11 proceedings, including, among others, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., Refco, Worldcom, US Airways, and KB Toys.

Publications

Court of Appeals overrules Lower Court "No-Fault" Equitable Subordination Decision, Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, pp. 522–531, January/February 2006, (co-author with Evan C. Hollander)

Equitable Subordination and Recharacterization: Recent Developments, Audio conference for The Beard Group, January 18, 2007, (co-author with Evan C. Hollander)