Harrison Denman

Partner, New York

Biography

Overview

Harrison Denman is a partner in the New York office of White & Case's Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice. His practice focuses on representing investors in distressed debt and equity in Chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings. Prior to joining White & Case, Mr. Denman clerked for Judge James M. Peck of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Denman was selected for 2016 as an Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds and Workouts.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Education
JD
Cornell Law School
BA
University of Pennsylvania
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience

Harrison's recent representations include:

Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the chapter 11 cases of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc.

Ad hoc group of holders of, and indenture trustee for, unsecured legacy bonds in the iHeart Communications Inc. chapter 11 cases.

Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in the chapter 11 cases of Claire's Stores, Inc.

Ad hoc group of holders of secured debt of Concordia International Corp. in its corporate restructuring.

Ad hoc group of holders of unsecured bonds in the Breitburn Energy chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of, and indenture trustee for, convertible notes in the SunEdison Inc. chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of unsecured bonds issued by Intelsat (Luxembourg) S.A.

Ad hoc group of holders of unsecured bonds in the Energy XXI chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of, and indenture trustee for, unsecured bonds in the Caesars Entertainment Operating Company chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of unsecured bonds issued by Texas Competitive Electric Holdings in the Energy Future Holdings chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of euro-denominated bonds in the Quiksilver, Inc. chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of, and indenture trustee for, secured bonds in the Residential Capital chapter 11 cases.

Ad hoc group of holders of secured bonds of LBI Media, Inc.

Speaking Engagements

"Leveraged Credit and Special Situations", November 26, 2018: 25th Annual Distressed Investing Conference, (Panelist)

"Latin American Restructurings", November 28, 2016: 23rd Annual Beard Group Distressed Investing Conference, (Panelist)

"Legal Trends within Bankruptcy and Restructuring", May 24, 2016: 9th Annual Debtwire Investors Summit, (Panelist)

Publications

Turning the Page: The Demise of the "Queenan Doctrine" Requiring the Adoption of a Foreclosure Valuation Methodology in Chapter 11 Cases, 25 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. (2017)

Contributing Author to Bank Failures: Lessons from Lehman Brothers, Oxford University Press 2017

A Tale of Two Debtors: Lehman Brothers and the Availability of Equitable Subordination in the "Dueling Debtor" Context, 9 N.Y.U. J.L. & BUS. 269 (2012)

Awards and Recognition

Recognized Practitioner: Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New York , Chambers USA 2019

Benchmark Litigation 2018, Top Litigator Under 40

Superlawyers NY Metro Rising Star, 2016, 2015, 2014

Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hot List, 2018, 2017, 2016

Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, Turnarounds & Workouts, 2016