Natasha Tsiouris
  1. Partner

Ms. Tsiouris is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department in New York, practicing in the Restructuring Group. She represents creditors, debtors, lenders, hedge funds, banks and other strategic parties in a wide range of corporate restructurings, including in connection with pre-packaged and traditional bankruptcies, debtor-in-possession and exit financing transactions, asset sales, 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.  

Work Highlights

Ms. Tsiouris was counsel to:

  • An ad hoc group of creditors holding $3.2 billion in term loan claims in the restructuring of McDermott International
  • 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 $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
  • 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

Professional History

  • Partner since 2020
  • Counsel, 2018-2020
  • Davis Polk since 2010
  • Credit Suisse, 2005-2007

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Education

  • B.A., Economics, Columbia University, 2005
    • cum laude
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2010
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Articles Editor, Columbia Business Law Review
    • Notes Editor, Columbia Journal of Tax Law