Fishman Haygood Bankruptcy and Real Estate Teams Retained as Special Counsel in MLCJR LLC, et al., Chapter 11 Case

On July 10, 2023, the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the MLCJR LLC, et al., Chapter 11 bankruptcy entered an order for approval to retain Fishman Haygood as special counsel. Under the engagement, the team will provide legal advice to the Committee for any issues related to Louisiana law, as well as any issues the Committee deems necessary to fulfill its obligations. The jointly administered cases are being heard by the Hon. Christopher Lopez in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas – Houston Division, which approved the firm’s appointment on August 21, 2023.

The Fishman Haygood team is comprised of bankruptcy attorneys Tristan Manthey and Cherie Nobles and real estate attorney Steven Serio. White & Case LLP serves as lead bankruptcy counsel in the Chapter 11 cases.

Our Bankruptcy and Restructuring team’s substantial experience includes both debtor and creditor side engagements, debtor‑in‑possession and exit financing, asset acquisitions, advising independent directors and boards of directors, advising bondholder and other ad hoc creditor groups, distressed M&A (in court and out of court), municipal restructuring, as well as bankruptcy litigation. Click here to learn more about the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring group.