Tyson Lomazow is a partner in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm's Financial Restructuring Group.
Primary Focus & Experience
Mr. Lomazow represents debtors and creditors in chapter 11 reorganization cases and out-of-court restructurings, both in the US and internationally. Mr. Lomazow’s experience also includes representing acquirors and sellers of assets of chapter 11 debtors and financially distressed companies, and negotiating debtor-in-possession financing facilities. Mr. Lomazow frequently advises private equity funds, hedge funds, and other financial institutions acquiring control positions in financially distressed companies. His engagements have spanned a wide array of industries, including airline, automotive, construction, energy, healthcare, hospitality and gaming, manufacturing, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, printing, real estate, retail, restaurant, satellite, shipping, subprime lending, technology, telecommunications, and textile.
Mr. Lomazow’s representations have included, among others:
OneWeb Global Limited and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors in possession); Internap Technology Solutions Inc and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors in possession); Quorum Health Corporation (counsel to ad hoc group of term lenders); Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (counsel to ad hoc group of bondholders); American Commercial Lines Inc. and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors in possession); George’s Bay Limited (counsel to Government of Bermuda in chapter 15 cases); Waypoint Leasing Holdings Ltd (Steering Committee of WAC and DIP Lenders); Pacific Drilling S.A. (agent for Senior Secured Credit Facility); Gen-On Energy, Inc. (GenMa owner participants); Emas Chiyoda Subsea Ltd. (ECS) (agent for Constellation facility lenders); Tidewater, Inc. (agent for Troms facility lenders); Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (ad hoc committee of cross-over noteholders); C&J Energy Services, Ltd. (Nabors Industries Ltd.); Fredericks of Hollywood, Inc. and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors-in-possession); Baha Mar Ltd and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors-in-possession); Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (as chapter 11 debtor-in-possession); Eastman Kodak Company (official committee of unsecured creditors); MACH Gen, LLC and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors-in-possession); Capmark Financial Group, Inc. (ad hoc group of unsecured bank lenders); Edison Mission Energy (leveraged lease equity); American Airlines (collateral trustee for 7.5% senior secured notes); General Motors Corporation (leveraged lease debt); Sea Launch Company, L.L.C. (official committee of unsecured creditors); VICORP Restaurants, Inc. (official committee of unsecured creditors); Hayes-Lemmerz International, Inc. (DIP agent); Heckler & Koch Beteiligungs GmbH (PIK lenders); Hipotecaria Su Casita, S.A. de C.V. (ad hoc committee of 2016 noteholders); Cooper-Standard Automotive, Inc. (DIP agent and agent for secured lenders); WestPoint Stevens Inc. and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors-in-possession); and Bethlehem Steel Corporation and its affiliates (as chapter 11 debtors-in-possession).
Recognition & Accomplishments
Mr. Lomazow is a member of Milbank’s Hiring Committee. In Chambers USA, America Leading Lawyers for Business, Mr. Lomazow is recognized as one of the best lawyers in New York for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2021). He is recognized by Legal 500 for Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate. Legal 500 also named Mr. Lomazow a Next Generation Lawyer in 2017 - 2020. IFLR 1000 recognizes Mr. Lomazow as a leading lawyer for restructuring and insolvency and he has been recognized by Turnarounds & Workouts as an “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer.”
Mr. Lomazow co-authored the chapter “Trends in DIP Financing in the Aftermath of the Credit Crisis of 2008-2009” in Collier Guide to Chapter 11 (2010) and regularly speaks at industry conferences009” in Collier Guide to Chapter 11 (2010) and regularly speaks at industry conferences.
- Georgetown Law, J.D.
- Emory University, B.A.
- New York
- US District Court for the Southern District of New York