Erin Rosenberg

Partner, Chicago



Erin Rosenberg is a partner in the Firm's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice.

Her experience includes representation of chapter 11 debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and Official Unsecured Creditors' Committees in bankruptcy proceedings.  She also has significant experience in commercial litigation and appellate matters.

Prior to joining White & Case, Erin served as staff counsel at the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and as a law clerk to the Honorable Martin L.C. Feldman on the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Bars and Courts
Louisiana State Bar
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Tulane University Law School
University of Miami


Representation of the Boy Scouts of America in its chapter 11 proceedings pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Boy Scouts of America is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States and is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the world, with approximately 2.2 million registered youth participants and approximately 800,000 adult volunteers as of December 2019. The Boy Scouts of America filed its chapter 11 cases to equitably compensate survivors of historical sexual abuse in Scouting.

Representation of Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch ("Deutsche Bank"), as administrative agent, under a credit agreement with Mallinckrodt plc ("Mallinckrodt" or the "Company"), as borrower. Mallinckrodt is a global business that develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes pharmaceutical products and therapies. We act for Deutsche Bank in relation to its credit relationship with Mallinckrodt and its lenders as the Company attempts to restructure its debt in the face of significant liability on multiple fronts, in particular, the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States.

Representation of Occidental Petroleum and its affiliates who are counterparties to various contracts with Sanchez Energy Corp. and its subsidiaries arising from Anadarko's (now owned by Occidental) 2017 sale of various exploration and production assets in the Comanche area of South Texas to Sanchez and several other oil and gas operators.

Represented Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and certain affiliates (together, "Hertz") in their chapter 11 cases and restructuring discussions in Europe, Australia and Asia-Pacific. Hertz completed its successful chapter 11 restructuring and its plan of reorganization went effective on June 30, 2021. At the time of its chapter 11 filing, Hertz held nearly US$19 billion in debt outstanding.

Represented an ad hoc group of holders of US$475 million of unsecured legacy bonds issued by iHeartCommunications, Inc., as well as for the indenture trustee for those bonds, Wilmington Fund Savings Society. iHeart is the largest owner and operator of radio stations in the US and its chapter 11 filings in March 2018 comprised the largest chapter 11 filings of that calendar year by liabilities.

Represented the ad hoc group of holders of, and agent for, first lien loans in the chapter 11 cases of Trident Holding Company, a medical diagnostics company.

Represented the ad hoc group of senior secured noteholders of GCX, which owns and operates a global subsea cable network spanning the globe, with 46 landing stations in 27 countries.

Represented an ad hoc group of crossover lenders and bondholders in the prepackaged chapter 11 restructuring of Acosta, Inc., a leading sales and marketing company.

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2021