Matthew J. Micheli is Of Counsel in the Financial Restructuring group and is based in the firm’s Chicago office. He represents a diverse set of clients through complex restructurings, debt refinancing and distressed M&A. Mr. Micheli has represented both debtors and creditors at various levels in the capital structure through out-of-court restructurings and in chapter 11 restructurings across the U.S. In addition, he spent several years as a corporate executive and draws on those years of business and operational experience to advise his clients.
- DePaul College of Law, J.D., 2002
- Indiana University, B.A., 1997
Mr. Micheli has represented and advised companies in out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 cases, including:
- Represented 4Kids Entertainment Inc., which managed licensing, broadcast and merchandising rights to children's titles, in its chapter 11 case and related litigation.
- Represented GSC Group, which managed private equity, mezzanine loan, and distressed funds and CLOs ($28 billion AUM), in its chapter 11 cases. GSC's assets were sold in a three-day competitive auction pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
- Represented Nutritional Sourcing Corporation, which owned and operated a grocery store and video store chains in Puerto Rico, in its chapter 11 cases. The company’s assets were sold during the chapter 11 cases in various competitive auctions pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
- Represented Insight Health Services Holdings Corp., which operated MRI imaging facilities across the U.S., in its chapter 11 cases. The company effectuated an exchange offer of its notes through a prepackage chapter 11 filing.
- Represented MAAX Corp., a bath fixture manufacturer, in its cross-border proceedings in Canada (CCAA) and the U.S. (chapter 15), where the assets were sold to an investment firm.
- Represented Delphi Corporation in connection with the restructuring of more than $22 billion in liabilities.
- Represented Eagle Food Centers, Inc., formerly a regional grocery store chain with $600 million in revenues, in connection with its chapter 11 liquidation.
- Represented the agent for the prepetition term loan lenders in the chapter 11 cases of WCI Communities, a homebuilder in Florida.
- Represented the largest lender to Ames Taping Tools, a national building supplier based in Atlanta, Georgia, in its chapter 11 case through which the lenders acquired the business in a 363 sale.
- Represented the prepetition indenture trustee in the chapter 11 cases of Quincy Medical Centers.
- Big Shoulders Fund, Member of the Chairman’s Advisory Counsel
- Board Member, St. Thomas the Apostle School