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Natasha Tsiouris

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Represents creditors, debtors, lenders, hedge funds, banks and other strategic parties in a wide range of corporate restructuring matters.

Natasha represents creditors, debtors, lenders, hedge funds, banks and other strategic parties in a wide range of corporate restructurings, including in connection with prepackaged and traditional bankruptcies, debtor-in-possession and exit financing transactions, asset sales and cross-border insolvencies, as well as out-of-court workouts and other risk management transactions. She also has substantial experience advising on investments in distressed businesses and credit risks involved in cross-border derivatives and other complex financial transactions.

Natasha was named “Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer of the Year” at the 2022 Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards and an “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” in 2021 by Turnarounds & Workouts.  In 2020 the American Bankruptcy Institute honored her among its “40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders in Insolvency.”

Experience highlights

Natasha was counsel to:

  • Luckin Coffee on its comprehensive restructuring of convertible notes, chapter 15 recognition and SEC settlement
  • Citibank in connection with American Airlines’ $10 billion AAdvantage secured financings
  • An ad hoc group of creditors holding $3.2 billion in term loan claims, and providing $1.2 billion in DIP financing in the restructuring of McDermott International and a subsequent $390 million cash secured escrow LC facility and $170 million common equity raise
  • An ad hoc group of lenders providing a $1.05 billion DIP-to-exit financing to Avianca Airlines
  • An ad hoc group of term lenders in the out-of-court restructuring of TPx Communications
  • Citibank, as agent, in connection with a $1 billion debtor-in-possession financing for Windstream Holdings, Inc.
  • An ad hoc group of senior creditors in the restructuring of Bristow Group Inc.
  • Volkswagen, as the largest customer, in the worldwide restructuring of Takata
  • Significant creditor groups in connection with the companies’ out-of-court restructuring and chapter 11 cases, including FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., Pioneer Energy Services, Midstates Petroleum and Ascent Resources-Marcellus
  • The administrative agent for a steering committee of lenders, in connection with The J.G. Wentworth Company’s prepackaged bankruptcy
  • A leading financial institution in connection with the chapter 11 cases of Stearns Holdings, LLC and its affiliates
  • Citibank, as agent, in connection with a $725 million debtor-in-possession financing for Avaya Inc. and certain of its affiliates
  • The indenture trustee working at the instruction of Majority Lenders in connection with the exercise of remedies against the Schahin Group
  • The committee of second-lien and DIP lenders to RCS Holdings
  • Patriot Coal Corporation and its affiliates in connection with their chapter 11 cases
  • Citibank on its $1 billion pre-purchase of AAdvantage Miles from American Airlines and its worldwide affinity relationship in connection with American's chapter 11 proceedings
  • Citibank, as agent and lender, in connection with the potential restructuring and the successful refinancing of a $160 million senior secured credit facility for Oxford Mining Company, LLC
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Credentials

Recognition

Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards – “Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer of the Year,” 2022

Turnarounds & Workouts – “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer,” 2021

American Bankruptcy Institute – “40 Under 40 Emerging Leader in Insolvency,” 2020

Education
J.D., Columbia Law School
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Articles Editor, Columbia Business Law Review
  • Notes Editor, Columbia Journal of Tax Law
B.A., Economics, Columbia University
  • cum laude
Professional history
  • Partner, 2020-present
  • Counsel, 2018-2020
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2010-2018
  • Credit Suisse, 2005-2007
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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