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Marshall S. Huebner

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Co-head of Restructuring. A leading practitioner and one of the few restructuring lawyers to have been twice-named an American Lawyer “Dealmaker of the Year.”

Marshall is co-head of our Restructuring practice. He is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading practitioners, and is one of only a handful of restructuring lawyers to have been twice-named a “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer.

Marshall routinely represents financial institutions and companies on the largest and most complex U.S. and cross-border restructurings.

He also advises purchasers, companies and boards of directors in nonpublic distressed matters, and provides risk management and bankruptcy advice on derivatives products and other complex transactions to leading financial institutions.

Marshall is ranked in the top tier of bankruptcy/restructuring lawyers by Chambers USA, Legal 500 U.S. and IFLR1000, and is a frequent speaker and author on restructuring topics. He is a member of American College of Bankruptcy.

Capabilities
Capabilities

Experience highlights

  • Lead counsel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and to the U.S. Department of the Treasury with respect to their $182 billion in multiple financings and 79.9% equity stake in the American International Group; AIG had over $1 trillion in assets, and the Federal Reserve and Treasury AIG financings were the largest ever extended to a corporate borrower
  • Lead U.S. counsel to the joint administrators and liquidators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) and its U.K. Lehman affiliates, including in connection with the settlement of tens of billions of dollars of claims against Lehman’s U.S. entities
  • Lead bankruptcy and restructuring counsel to Delta Air Lines, assisted Delta in, among other things, $2.45 billion debtor-in-possession loan for LATAM Airlines, successfully defending against a $10 billion hostile takeover attempt, and expeditiously emerging from Chapter 11 with one of the largest equity capitalizations on record
  • Lead counsel to the administrative agent under The Hertz Corporation’s $10.9 billion asset backed vehicle-financing structure in connection with Hertz’s chapter 11 restructuring
  • Lead counsel to Purdue Pharma in connection with its chapter 11 restructuring that seeks to effectuate a comprehensive settlement of more than $10 trillion of asserted claims. Under the proposed settlement, the company will convert into a public benefit company with a focus on addressing the opioid crisis by, among other things, providing opioid overdose reversal and addiction treatment medicines at low or no cost for the benefit of litigation claimants and the American public
  • Lead counsel to Citibank in Lyondell, including advising on the then-largest DIP financing ($8.5 billion) in U.S. history and successfully resolving a $23 billion fraudulent transfer claim
  • Counsel to the Ford Motor Company in connection with its $10 billion balance sheet restructuring and various related matters
  • Lead counsel to Arch Coal, James River Coal, Patriot Coal, Bonanza Creek Energy, Magnetation, Frontier Airlines, Pinnacle Airlines, Pernix Therapeutics and The Star Tribune Company in their chapter 11 proceedings
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Insights

Special issues in mass torts

Credentials

Recognition

Chambers Global and USA – Bankruptcy/Restructuring, New York, Band 1

Legal 500 U.S. – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy), Hall of Fame

IFLR1000 – Restructuring and Insolvency, New York, Market Leader

Who’s Who Legal – Restructuring & Insolvency, Thought Leader and Global Leader

Euromoney Expert Guide – “Best of the Best USA,” Top 30 Restructuring and Insolvency

Global M&A Network – “Top 100 Restructuring & Turnaround Professional”

Turnarounds & Workouts – “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer,” 2019

National Law Journal – “Energy & Environmental Trailblazer,” 2017

American Lawyer – “Dealmaker of the Year,” 2007 and 2009

Education
J.D., Yale Law School
  • Ford Foundation Fellowship
  • Senior Editor, Yale Law Journal
A.B., Princeton University
  • Fulbright scholar
  • Rotary scholar
Clerkships
Law Clerk, Hon. Pierre N. Leval, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1993-1994
Professional history
  • Partner, 2002-present
  • Associate, 1999-2002
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, W.D. Michigan
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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