Matthew Brod


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Matthew Brod is a partner in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Financial Restructuring Group.

Primary Focus & Experience

Mr. Brod’s practice focuses on the representation of debtors and creditors in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. Mr. Brod also represents hedge funds and other financial institutions acquiring control positions in financially distressed companies. He has extensive experience negotiating plans of reorganization and structuring debtor-in-possession financing facilities. His engagements have ranged across a wide array of industries, including energy, oil & gas, chemicals, shipping, healthcare, retail, airline, technology, financial services, pharmaceuticals, and satellite.

Recent engagements include:

  • Hexion Holdings LLC (ad hoc committee of crossholder noteholders);
  • Windstream Holdings, Inc. (ad hoc committee of second lien noteholders);
  • Jones Energy, Inc. (ad hoc committee first lien noteholders);
  • Transworld Systems Inc. (company);
  • Pacific Drilling S.A. (agent for Senior Secured Credit Facility);
  • 21st Century Oncology (ad hoc committee of first lien lenders);
  • Energy XXI (ad hoc committee of second lien noteholders);
  • Midstates Petroleum Company (ad hoc committee of cross-over noteholders);
  • Vantage Drilling (ad hoc committee of secured creditors);
  • Energy Future Holdings (TCEH DIP agent);
  • Fredericks of Hollywood and its affiliates (chapter 11 debtors-in-possession);
  • TORM A/S (ad hoc committee of new lenders);
  • Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (chapter 11 debtor-in-possession);
  • Vertis Holdings (agent for term loan lenders);
  • American Airlines (ad hoc committee of unsecured creditors);
  • Eastman Kodak Company (official committee of unsecured creditors);
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. (official committee of unsecured creditors).

Recognition & Accomplishments

Mr. Brod received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University, where he served as an articles and comments editor of the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, also from Duke, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Mr. Brod is the co-author of the Lexis Practice Advisor guide on out-of-court corporate restructurings.

Additional Details
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2010
  • Duke University, B.A., 2007
  • New York
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York