Nick Morin represents distressed companies and their lenders in connection with in-court and out-of-court funded debt and operational restructurings. Nick has worked on distressed financings, distressed acquisitions, complex bankruptcy litigation, and other chapter 11 and insolvency-related matters.
Nick has represented significant creditor groups in various restructurings, including creditors of: Intelsat (represented group of holders of secured and unsecured debt in restructuring of $15 billion of funded debt in two-year chapter 11 case); Syncreon (represented group of secured lenders in restructuring of $1 billion of funded debt in UK scheme proceeding and related chapter 15 case); Sungard AS (represented group of term loan lenders in restructuring of $1.2 billion of funded debt in a two-day chapter 11 case); David's Bridal (represented group of term loan lenders in restructuring of $800 million of funded debt); and Bon-Ton (represented group of second lien noteholders in $125 million credit bid to acquire rights in company's assets).
In addition, Nick has represented many companies in distressed situations, including: Peabody Energy (in restructuring more than $8 billion of funded debt through chapter 11 plan); M&G USA Corporation (in the sale of assets for more than $1 billion); and Rex Energy (in the sale of assets for more than $600 million).
Nick also has been involved in high-stakes, insolvency-related litigation, including successfully obtaining the dismissal of fraudulent conveyance claims asserting $450 million in damages.
- St. John's University (J.D. cum laude 2013; Associate Managing Editor, Law Review); University of Delaware (B.A. in Marketing 2010)
- New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
2015 Judge Wesley Steen Writing Prize (best article) for "Mandatory Indemnification in Claims Trading: Preserving the Purposes of Sections 502(d) and 510(c) of the Bankruptcy Code," awarded by the St. John's/ABI Law Review advisory board
- Judicial intern to Judge Burton Lifland, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (Fall 2012)