Andrew M.Butler

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.8308

Andrew Butler represents debtors, creditors, and other parties in financial restructurings, including out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 cases.

Andrew is currently representing The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York in its chapter 11 case in the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court.

Andrew successfully represented NII Holdings, Inc. in post-confirmation litigation against AT&T seeking disbursement of escrowed funds following AT&T's purchase of certain assets out of NII's bankruptcy case. Andrew has also represented significant creditor groups in various restructurings, including lenders to syncreon Group B.V. (acted for a group of secured term loan and revolver lenders using an English scheme of arrangement to restructure $985 million of funded debt issued by a U.S.-based global enterprise) and Sungard AS (represented group of secured term loan lenders in restructuring of $1.2 billion of funded debt in a two-day bankruptcy case).

Andrew is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Andrew served as a judicial law clerk in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Experience

  • Ad hoc group of senior secured lenders advised in landmark restructuring of the syncreon groupJones Day acted for the ad hoc group of senior secured lenders in the landmark restructuring of the global logistics syncreon group which was implemented via English Schemes of arrangement, with chapter 15 recognition in the U.S. and CCAA recognition in Canada.
  • Sungard AS secured term loan lenders receive $300 million of secured debt and 89% of equity in fast-tracked two-day chapter 11 caseJones Day represented a group of secured term loan lenders of Sungard Availability Services ("Sungard AS"), a leading provider of critical data recovery and production services and related integrated solutions, in connection with its prepackaged chapter 11 case filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.