Tim Hoffmann's practice focuses primarily on bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters. He has represented debtors, lenders, strategic investors, and various other parties in financially distressed situations, including both in-court and out-of-court restructurings.
Tim's chapter 11 representations include FTD, Inc., which consummated the sale of its floral network business, gourmet foods business, and on-line gifting business in three separate transactions. Tim advised Peabody Energy Corporation with respect to a $1.5 billion equity financing, which Peabody consummated in connection with its chapter 11 plan. He also played a key role in Jones Day's representation of Harry & David in its chapter 11 case, which the Turnaround Management Association named the 2012 "Turnaround of the Year" for large companies. Tim's other chapter 11 debtor representations include AFA Foods, Boscov's Department Stores, Chrysler, Fresh & Easy, and FLYi.
Tim's creditor representations include the majority holders of Preferred Proppants' term loans, the majority holder of second lien notes in the Goodrich Petroleum chapter 11 cases, the Ad Hoc Committee of Term Loan Lenders in the Southcross Holdings chapter 11 cases, and the first lien secured lenders in the chapter 11 cases of AWI and Allen.
Outside of the office, Tim has served as an adjunct professor at DePaul University College of Law and is currently a member of the Catholic Charities Board of Advisors (Chicago Diocese).
- June 1, 2017
Conducting Business with Financially Distressed Companies, Jones Day Chicago 2017 MCLE University
- University of Dayton (J.D. cum laude 2003; Articles Editor, University of Dayton Law Review); Miami University (Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Arts in History 2000)
- Illinois and Ohio
Global Restructuring Review 40 Under 40 (2016)
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Burton Perlman, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio (2003-2006)