Representative Experience

  • Represented nonprofit conservation fund in first-ever assets acquisition from a bankrupt coal-mining enterprise. The $860 million acquisition enabled our client to reopen several mines and fund environmental cleanup and reforestation efforts.
  • Represented Daughters of Charity Health System in a novel recapitalization by private equity firm Blue Mountain Capital Management, described as the largest and most complex nonprofit hospital transaction in California history.
  • Represented debtor Specialty Hospital of America in its chapter 11 bankruptcy, DIP financing and sale of its long-term acute care hospitals and skilled nursing facilities to Silver Point Capital affiliate DCA Acquisitions, LLC. 

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  • Represented Swedish technology company Tobii in its acquisition of DynaVox Systems LLC, an affiliate of DynaVox Systems Holdings Inc., which filed for voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
  • Represented stalking-horse bidder Fujimori Kogyo Co. Ltd. in its $22.2 million purchase of Hedwin Corp., a maker of customized industrial plastic packaging.
  • Represented administrative agent and collateral agent in the nonjudicial foreclosure sale of substantially all of the assets and business of Lexicon Marketing and its affiliates as a going concern.
  • Represented Integreon Managed Solutions as buyer and debtor-in-possession lender in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of ONSITE3.
  • Represented Camarero Race Track Corp., successful purchaser of all assets in In re El Comandante Management Co. in one of largest-ever filed chapter 11 cases in the District of Puerto Rico.
  • Represented winning bidder for U.S. operations bankrupt manufacturer Drypers, Inc., in Houston, Texas. Purchase of the going concern included manufacturing plants and equipment, product patents, licenses and technology

Practice Area Highlights

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranks Pillsbury among the top Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation practices in the nation in 2022.
  • Chambers USA 2022 recognizes multiple individual partners throughout our various offices as leaders in the field of Bankruptcy & Restructuring law.
  • Lawdragon has consistently recognized several partners on their annual lists of the 500 leading restructuring & insolvency lawyers globally.

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  • Pillsbury’s out-of-court work has been “Highly Commended” for legal innovation by Financial Times as part of the outlet’s annual Innovative Lawyers awards.
  • Multiple “Deal of the Year” honors and other accolades from publications such as the Financial Times, M&A Advisor, Global M&A Network, Turnaround Management Association, International Financial Law Review and Latin Lawyer.