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Heather D. McArn

Heather D. McArn

Jenner & Block LLP

New York, NY, USA


Heather D. McArn is a member of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Workout, and Corporate Reorganization, and Bankruptcy Litigation Practices. She counsels parties in large, complex Chapter 11 reorganizations and has worked on bankruptcy cases including Enron, World-Com, GM and Lehman Brothers. Ms. McArn served as a team leader in representing the court-appointed examiner in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case. Ms. McArn began her legal career at Price Waterhouse in Budapest, Hungary representing multi-nationals in connection with their investments in Central and Eastern Europe. Ms. McArn has worked on internal investigations, most recently in connection with an SEC investigation of FCPA compliance by a Chinese company listed on Nasdaq.

Ms. McArn is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Women’s Forum and its Steering Committee and is actively involved in international human trafficking cases as part of her pro bono service at Jenner & Block. She also serves as a member of the Firm's Alumni, International, and Ombuds Committees. Ms. McArn’s representative engagements include:

  • Represents CME Group in the SIPC liquidation proceedings of MF Global Inc.
  • Represents subsidiaries of Public Service Enterprise Group, owner-lessors of electric generating facilities in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Dynegy Holdings.
  • Served as conflicts counsel to Truvo USA LLC, one of several holding companies for the international group of related companies called The
  • Truvo Group, a publisher of online and printed directories. Our work with debtor’s primary counsel resulted in the approval of a reorganization plan that reduced The Truvo Group’s debt load from 1.4 billion euros to 475 million euros as part of a debt for equity conversion.
  • Represented Jenner & Block Chairman Anton R. Valukas, the courtappointed
  • Examiner in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy tasked by the court to investigate a broad range of subjects, including the events that resulted in the commencement of Lehman’s Chapter 11 case.
  • Served as conflicts counsel to PRC, LLC and its subsidiaries in their Chapter 11 reorganization.


Awards
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • Bankruptcy - 2012


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