Evan R. Fleck is a partner in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Financial Restructuring Group.
Primary Focus & Experience
A partner since 2010, Mr. Fleck has worked on a wide range of corporate restructurings and bankruptcies, representing both debtors and creditors in in-court and out-of-court restructurings, lenders and other strategic parties. He has advised numerous other creditors in distressed situations, and has focused on the insolvency aspects of derivative and structured financing transactions.
Select representations that Mr. Fleck has been involved in include:
Cirque du Soleil (ad hoc committee of first lien lenders),Skillsoft Corp. (ad hoc group of crossover lenders), RentPath Holdings (ad hoc group of crossover lenders), Avianca Holdings S.A. (company), The Lycra Group (ad hoc group of noteholders), Ascena (ad hoc group of first lien lenders), GTT Communications, Inc. (ad hoc group of lenders), OmniMax (Strategic Value Partners), NMC Health (Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank), FirstEnergy Solutions (Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors), GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders), The Gymboree Corporation (administrative and collateral agent), 21st Century Oncology (ad hoc group of noteholders), Alpha Natural Resources (Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors), and Ambac Financial Group in the municipal debt restructuring of Puerto Rico.
Mr. Fleck has also been involved in several energy and E&P restructurings, including:
Ferrellgas Partners, LP (ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders), Sanchez Energy Corporation (Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors), Ultra Resources, Inc. (ad hoc committee of unsecured creditors), Boart Longyear Ltd. (company), Vantage Drilling International (ad hoc committee of secured lenders), Energy Future Holdings (TCEH DIP Agent); and creditors in other exploration and production situations.
Recognition & Accomplishments
Mr. Fleck has been a featured panelist and lecturer at national conferences and law schools on topics involving distressed situations. He is a member of the editorial advisory board for the Bloomberg Law Bankruptcy Treatise and a member of the Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
Mr. Fleck is recognized by Chambers USA, IFLR1000 and Benchmark Litigation. He was selected by Turnarounds & Workouts as an “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” in 2013.
- Georgetown Law, J.D.
- University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
- New York
- US District Court for the Southern District of New York
- US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit