Amanda S.Rush

Of Counsel

Dallas + 1.214.969.4869

Amanda Rush's practice focuses on business restructurings and insolvency-related matters. She has represented clients in complex, high-profile chapter 11 cases, out-of-court restructurings, prepackaged bankruptcies, cross-border insolvencies, and distressed M&A transactions. Amanda's experience involves a range of industries, including energy, oil and gas, retail, chemicals, and technology, and issues such as corporate governance, environmental, and legacy liability. Most recently, Amanda has assisted clients in achieving a permanent resolution of mass asbestos tort liabilities, including asbestos and talc liabilities.

Amanda worked on the teams representing RadioShack in its successful chapter 11 reorganization, including in connection with a going concern sale of a substantial portion of RadioShack's business; Swift Energy, in its successful chapter 11 reorganization, achieved in less than four months through a prepackaged plan of reorganization; and Bondex and Specialty Products in their successful section 524(g) chapter 11 reorganizations that fully resolved their asbestos liabilities. Amanda also worked on a team representing the owners of the Vogtle nuclear plant in Westinghouse's chapter 11 case, which resulted in a full recovery on their approximate $3.7 billion dollar claim.

Amanda is currently representing LTL Management, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson, in a chapter 11 case it filed to resolve its talc liability, and is working on teams representing Bestwall, an affiliate of Georgia-Pacific, and DBMP, an affiliate of CertainTeed, in chapter11 cases they filed to resolve their asbestos liabilities. Amanda is also representing Hanson Permanente Cement and Kaiser Gypsum in chapter 11 cases they filed to resolve asbestos and environmental liabilities.

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.
  • American Midstream Partners successfully enforces bankruptcy sale order related to natural gasoline contractJones Day successfully moved to enforce a bankruptcy sale order under which a third party was obligated to assume and accept assignment of a natural gasoline purchase agreement between a debtor and American Midstream Partners, LP.
  • Kaiser Gypsum and Hanson Permanente Cement file chapter 11 to permanently resolve asbestos claimsJones Day is representing Kaiser Gypsum Company and Hanson Permanente Cement in their chapter 11 cases.
  • The Southern Company, Kinder Morgan finalize Southern Natural Gas pipeline strategic ventureJones Day advised The Southern Company ("Southern") in its acquisition from Kinder Morgan of a 50 percent equity interest in the 7,600-mile Southern Natural Gas ("SNG") pipeline system.
  • Swift Energy emerges from bankruptcyJones Day represented Swift Energy and eight of its subsidiaries in chapter 11 cases that were commenced on December 31, 2015 due to the significant reduction in oil and gas prices the entire industry was facing at the time.
  • Swift Energy sells shares of company’s holdings in South Bearhead Creek Field and Burr Ferry Field areas to Texegy LLCJones Day represented Swift Energy Company in the sale of a 75 percent share of the company’s holdings in the South Bearhead Creek Field and Burr Ferry Field areas, located in Central Louisiana, to Texegy LLC.
  • RadioShack successfully navigates contentious bankruptcy saleJones Day represented RadioShack Corporation, the century old, iconic American retailer as lead restructuring counsel in chapter 11 cases filed in Delaware bankruptcy court on February 5, 2015.
  • RadioShack sells Latin American business at auctionJones Day represented RadioShack in connection with the sale of its Latin American business to Regal Forest Holdings.
  • RadioShack sells Mexican business to Office DepotJones Day represented RadioShack in connection with the $32 million sale of its Mexican business to Office Depot de Mexico SA de CV.
  • RadioShack sells prepaid phones to Quality One WirelessJones Day represented RadioShack in connection with the sale of prepaid mobile phones to Quality One Wireless, LLC, which had also purchased handsets and accessories.
  • RadioShack obtains $285 million DIP facilityJones Day represented RadioShack Corporation, a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, and its domestic subsidiaries in connection with their $285 million senior secured super priority debtor-in-possession credit facility.
  • Hertz negotiates settlement with Advantage Rental CarJones Day was retained by Hertz in October of 2013 with regard to its significant exposure to Franchise Services of North America d/b/a Advantage Rental Car Company ("Advantage").
  • Electricité de France negotiates settlement with GMXRJones Day represented Electricité de France (EDF) with regard to its exposure to GMXR, Inc., an exploration and production energy company that filed chapter 11 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • Arctic Glacier sells business and assets to affiliates of H.I.G. Capital for approximately $435 millionJones Day represented Arctic Glacier International, Inc. and its affiliates as U.S. counsel in their sale of substantially all their respective assets to affiliates of H.I.G. Capital for $434.5 million subject to adjustment under the asset purchase agreement.
  • Jones Day prepares report for Bosnia and Herzegovina on anti-discrimination lawsJones Day submitted a memorandum setting forth five European case studies on enactment and implementation of anti-discrimination laws, in support of PILPG's efforts in that regard in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Specialty Products and Bondex International seek bankruptcy protectionJones Day represents Specialty Products Holding Corp. and Bondex International, Inc. in their chapter 11 cases, which were commenced in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on May 31, 2010.