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Thomas Shiah

Of Counsel, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6498
Fax: 1(212) 752-3498


Thomas Shiah is Of Counsel in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings, based in the New York office. He focuses his practice on the corporate and transactional aspects of in-court and out-of-court restructurings, including mergers and acquisitions, debt exchanges, debt and equity financings, debtor-in-possession financings, and restructurings and workouts. Mr. Shiah has experience representing clients in all aspects of the structuring, negotiation, financing, and implementation of these transactions. He also regularly represents hedge funds, private equity funds, banks, and large institutional investors regarding the development and implementation of distressed investment strategies.


  • Turnaround Management Association, 2021 Turnaround of the Year: Mid-Size Company for American Addiction Centers


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2005


His distressed and bankruptcy-related representations have included:

  • Avaya, Inc. (ad hoc group of first and second lien creditors)
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel (ad hoc group of secured noteholders)
  • Garden Fresh (secured lender)
  • Haggen Holdings LLC (debtors)
    LSC Communications (official committee of unsecured creditors)
  • Permian Production Partners, LLC (ad hoc group of term lenders)
  • Sandy Creek Energy Station (ad hoc first lien lender group)

His corporate, private equity and M&A representations have included:

  • Vertex Energy, Inc. (company)
  • Grede Holdings LLC (selling members)
  • Lazy Days’ R.V. Center, Inc. (selling stockholders)
  • Propex Holding, LLC (company)

Practice Areas


Mergers and Acquisitions

Financial Restructuring




New York Bar


Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2011

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 2005

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