AnnaKordas

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.3795

Anna Kordas's practice focuses on complex corporate reorganization and bankruptcy matters, including matters involving cross-border enterprises, and bankruptcy litigation.

Anna's recent experience includes representing certain shareholders of Garrett Motion Inc. in the auto parts maker's bankruptcy proceeding and representing shareholders of PG&E Corporation in the largest restructuring in California. Anna has substantial experience in the energy sector, having represented Rex Energy, a natural gas and oil producer, in its chapter 11 proceeding resulting in a successful $600.5 million 363 sale; a major creditor in Murray Energy's restructuring proceeding; Georgia Power and other utilities in the bankruptcy proceeding of nuclear contractor Westinghouse Electric Company; and Peabody Energy Corporation and Alpha Natural Resources in their respective restructuring proceedings. Anna's cross-border experience includes representing the insolvency trustee of a Dutch finance vehicle of the Brazilian telecom giant Oi S.A. in a contested chapter 15 recognition proceeding and representing a Mexican airline in a chapter 15 proceeding.

Anna maintains an active pro bono practice. She is currently representing several unaccompanied minors in their efforts to obtain legal status in the United States in partnership with Kids In Need of Defense (KIND).

Anna is a member of the Turnaround Management Association.

Experience

  • J.F. Lehman acquires Integrated Global ServicesJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government, and environmental sectors, in the acquisition and related financing of Integrated Global Services, Inc. ("IGS").
  • Rex Energy successfully closes $600.5 million 363 asset sale and confirms plan of liquidation with releases and exculpation provisionsA multi-disciplinary Jones Day team represented Rex Energy Corporation in the negotiation of a Restructuring Support Agreement ("RSA") with its first and second lien creditors that formed the foundation for a successful chapter 11 process.
  • Oi Brasil obtains approval of recovery planJones Day represented the trustee of Oi Brasil Holdings Coöperatief, a subsidiary of the Brazilian telecom giant Oi S.a., who filed for bankruptcy protection in 2016.
  • 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.