Philip C. Dublin focuses on corporate restructurings, with an emphasis on creditors’ committees and bondholder committees in large, complex cases both out of court and in chapter 11.

Practice & Background

Mr. Dublin represents debtors, official and unofficial committees of unsecured creditors, secured creditors, DIP lenders, institutional investors, hedge funds and acquirers of businesses and assets in chapter 11 cases of all sizes and complexity as well as in connection with out-of-court restructurings. His matters have included multiple cross-border transactions and involve companies across numerous industries.

Representative Matters

Mr. Dublin’s representations have included:

  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of iHeartMedia, Inc.
  • the noteholders of EV Energy Partners, LP
  • the noteholders of EP Energy LLC
  • secured lenders to Danaos Corporation
  • secured lenders to Floatel International
  • the first lien creditors of Avaya Inc.
  • noteholders and new money investors of Seadrill Limited
  • the secured creditors of Templar Energy LLC
  • debtor Hercules Offshore, Inc.
  • debtor Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (n/k/a Hycroft Mining Corporation)
  • the secured noteholders of Optima Specialty Steel, Inc.
  • the noteholders of Sabine Oil and Gas Corp.
  • the largest senior noteholder of Tribune Company
  • the agent for the first lien lenders of LightSquared, Inc.
  • the primary investor in Culligan International Company
  • lenders to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co.
  • noteholders of Cengage Learning Inc.
  • lenders to Quiznos
  • the second lien lenders of NewPage Corporation
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Friendly’s Corporation
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Chemtura Corporation
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Calpine Corporation
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of TOUSA, Inc.
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Kimball Hill, Inc.
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Collins & Aikman Corporation
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Pegasus Satellite Television
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of WorldCom
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Allegiance Telecom
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Haynes International, Inc.
  • the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Polaroid Corporation
  • an informal committee of secured noteholders of Adelphia Business Solutions (n/k/a TelCove).

Awards & Accolades

  • Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2014-2018
  • Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law (2013 - 2018)
  • “Rising Star,” Law360 (2010)
  • “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer,” Turnarounds & Workouts (2008)
  • Legal 500 US recommends Philip Dublin in Finance – corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy) (2016-2017).

Speaking Engagements

  • Mr. Dublin has spoken at Bar Association conferences.