GennaGhaul

Associate

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Genna Ghaul practices bankruptcy and restructuring law, with a recent focus in the retail sector, including chapter 11 proceedings, section 363 sales, bankruptcy litigation, and other bankruptcy-related matters.

She currently represents the FTD Companies and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases before the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Her past debtor representations include, among others, American Apparel, M&G USA Corporation, Transtar Holding Company, and Nextel (NII Holdings). Her past creditor representations include, among others, 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 family court proceedings and before the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.

For the past two years, Genna has served on the Her Justice Red Party Event Committee, in addition to representing clients 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

  • 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.
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