GennaGhaul

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.7831

Genna Ghaul practices bankruptcy and restructuring law. She represents clients in chapter 11 proceedings, out-of-court restructurings, section 363 sales and other distressed transactions, bankruptcy litigation, and mass tort matters. She has served clients in a variety of industries, including retail, energy, automotive, mining, and telecom.

She currently represents LTL Management, a Johnson & Johnson affiliate, in its chapter 11 case before the Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Her past and present debtor representations include, among others, SHL Liquidation Industries (f.k.a. Shiloh Industries), Aldrich Pump and Murray Boiler, DBMP, GUE Liquidation Companies (f.k.a. FTD Companies), American Apparel, M&G USA Corporation, Transtar Holding Company, and Nextel (NII Holdings). Her past creditor representations include the purchaser of the assets of The Bon-Ton Department Stores, the 1.5 Lien Noteholders of Hexion, and the term loan lenders in rue21 and Seventy Seven Energy's chapter 11 cases.

Genna maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented clients in immigration matters, family court proceedings, and before the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Genna is a member of the Her Justice Junior Advisory Board and represents clients in New York City living in poverty on behalf of Her Justice.

Prior to attending law school, Genna worked in the antitrust and competition economics group of a consulting firm in Boston.

Experience

  • LTL Management, a Johnson & Johnson affiliate, files for chapter 11 to equitably and permanently resolve all current and future talc-related claims against itJones Day represents LTL Management LLC in its chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed October 14, 2021 in the Western District of North Carolina.
  • rue21 term loan lender group receives 96 percent equity in reorganized companyJones Day represented a group of term loan lenders of rue21, Inc., a specialty fashion retailer of girls' and guys' apparel and accessories with over 700 stores in 45 states, in connection with the retailer's chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  • American Apparel sells IP rights to Gildan ActivewearJones Day represented American Apparel, LLC ("AA") in its second chapter 11 case, which was filed on November 14, 2016.
  • Sprint completes private placement of wireless spectrum-backed notesJones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with the issuance by three special purpose, bankruptcy-remote, wholly owned subsidiaries of Sprint (the Issuers) of $3.5 billion of Series 2016-1 3.36% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-1 (the Notes) in a private transaction exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • Seventy Seven Energy Term Lender Group supports prepackaged chapter 11Jones Day represented a group of term loan lenders and Wilmington Trust, N.A., in its capacity as Term Loan Agent, before and during the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of oilfield services company, Seventy Seven Energy.
  • American Apparel confirms prearranged planJones Day represented American Apparel, Inc. as lead debtors' counsel in its 2015 chapter 11 cases which filed for bankruptcy in October 2015.
  • NII Holdings obtains approval for reorganization planJones Day client NII Holdings, Inc. obtained approval for its chapter 11 reorganization plan following a 9-day contested trial on confirmation.