Matt Friedrick is an associate in the Financial Restructuring group at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Friedrick’s practice includes the representation of public and private companies, institutional investors, hedge funds, private equity funds, banks, ad hoc committees, official creditor committees and lenders in complex restructuring transactions both in and out of court. He has experience advising clients in a variety of industries, including the energy, technology, financial services, retail and transportation sectors.
- Columbia Law School, J.D., 2018
- Denison University, B.A. (with honors), 2015
- SVB – Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 case of SVB Financial Group, the former parent company of Silicon Valley Bank, involving $3.4 billion in liabilities.
- Avaya – Counsel to an ad hoc group of first lien lenders in negotiations related to the prepackaged Chapter 11 cases of Avaya and its affiliates, a multinational cloud communications and collaboration services company, involving $4 billion in liabilities.
- GTT – Counsel to GTT Communications and its affiliates, operator of one of the largest Tier 1 internet networks in the world, in their Chapter 11 cases involving $4.5 billion in liabilities.
- TPC – Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of TPC Group and its affiliates, a petrochemical manufacturing company, with $1.3 billion in funded debt obligations and hundreds of millions of dollars in tort liabilities.
- Sungard – Counsel to Sungard Availability Services and its affiliates, a global operator of colocation data and disaster recovery centers, in their Chapter 11 cases involving more than $500 million in liabilities and the sale of substantially all of the company’s assets.
- FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. – Counsel to an ad hoc group of bondholders holding more than $2 billion of pollution control bonds and corporate bonds of FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. and its subsidiaries.
- Forever 21 – Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of Forever 21 and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries.