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Adam C. Harris

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

New York, NY, USA


Adam C. Harris is a partner in the New York office and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. His practice includes corporate restructurings, workouts and creditors' rights litigation, with a particular focus on the representation of investment funds and financial institutions in distressed situations, including both in-court and out-of-court restructurings, and distressed acquisitions by third-party investors or exiting creditors through "credit bid" or similar strategies. In addition to representing creditors and acquirers in distressed situations, Adam has represented Chapter 11 debtors, as well as portfolio companies in out-of-court exchange offers, debt repurchases and other capital restructurings.

Adam, who is recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and The K&A Restructuring Register, received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University School of Law, in 1986, and his B.A. from Emory University in 1982.

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS
  • The agent and term lenders in connection with the Chapter 11 cases (and simultaneous proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act in Canada) of Pope Talbot Inc. and its affiliates.
  • The agent and term lenders in connection with the Chapter 11 cases (and simultaneous proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act in Canada) of AbitibiBowater Inc.and its affiliates.
  • A private equity fund in connection with the proposed acquisition of a substantial portion of the assets of Delphi Corp. and its affiliates.
  • A group of private equity funds, in their capacity as term lenders, in connection with the “credit bid” acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Lenox Brands Inc.
  • A group of private equity funds, in their capacity as lenders, in connection with the “credit bid” acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Pappas Broadcasting Inc.
  • A financial institution in connection with the out-of-court acquisition of a radio broadcast company.
  • The first lien lenders in connection with the Chapter 11 cases of DBSD North America Inc. and its affiliates.
  • The largest single mortgage certificate holder in the Chapter 11 cases of Extended Stay Hotels Inc. and its affiliates.
  • Several portfolio companies of private equity funds in connection with out-of-court exchange offers, debt repurchases and other capital restructurings.
Adam C. Harris is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Alert: Third Circuit Enforces Post-Acceleration Make-Whole Premium (November 18, 2016) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2017, Thursday, February 02, 2017
Answer Book Chapters  Answer Book Chapters Out-of-Court Restructurings, the Bankruptcy Context, and Creditors’ Committees - Insider Trading Law and Compliance Answer Book (2018 Edition), Wednesday, November 01, 2017
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