Philip C. Dublin concentrates on creditors’ rights, corporate restructurings and bankruptcy law.

Practice & Background

Mr. Dublin represents official and unofficial committees of unsecured creditors, secured creditors, DIP lenders 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.

Representative Matters

Mr. Dublin’s representations have included:

  • the secured  creditors of Templar Energy LLC
  • the noteholders of Seadrill Limited
  • the secured creditors of Avaya Inc.
  • 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, 2014-2017
  • 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.