Key Experience

  • Advises on the full range of complex financial restructuring litigation in bankruptcy and appellate courts.
  • Leads litigation teams in hotly contested proceedings, including First Energy Solutions Corp.; Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.; Avaya Inc.; and Seadrill Limited.
  • Represents debtors, creditors, bondholders, hedge funds, institutional investors, and ad hoc and official creditors’ committees.

Practice

Abid Qureshi is the partner in charge of the firm’s New York office. He is a dedicated financial restructuring litigator, giving him comprehensive experience in virtually every issue that arises in the course of a complex restructuring. Abid has litigated the most complex, cutting-edge issues in the highest-profile chapter 11 cases, and he also has extensive experience in cross-border insolvencies and chapter 15 proceedings.

Representative Work

  • Represented an ad hoc group of secured term loan lenders of Travelport Worldwide Ltd. in connection with the company’s out-of-court recapitalization.
  • Representing an ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders of Frontier Communications Corporation.
  • Represented the ad hoc committee of senior unsecured noteholders of Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
  • Representing an ad hoc group of senior noteholders of Aerovias de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. in the chapter 11 cases of Aeroméxico, Mexico’s flagship airline.
  • Represented the investment manager on behalf of certain funds and accounts in the chapter 11 cases of Chesapeake Energy Corporation.

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Languages

German