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Jeremy C. Hollembeak
Lawyer
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1296
New York
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
+1 212 488 1296

Jeremy Hollembeak is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on cross-border bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes. Mr. Hollembeak regularly represents corporate clients, including trustees, bondholders, creditors and other lien holders in intercreditor and priority disputes, Chapter 11 proceedings, as well as proceedings to recognize foreign insolvencies such as Chapter 15 and 1782 petitions. His insolvency and restructuring experience spans numerous industries, including construction, aerospace and defense, chemicals, energy resources and materials, financial services, gaming and insurance.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. Hollembeak practiced with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where he focused his practice on representing creditors (including official and ad hoc committees, institutional lenders, hedge funds and distressed debt investors) and equity holders in connection with Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 cases, bankruptcy-related litigation, and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. Earlier in his career, he clerked for the Honorable Phyllis Gangel-Jacob of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County.

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Education

  • Hofstra University, JD
  • Kansas State University, BS (Chemical Engineering)

Clerkships

  • Honorable Phyllis Gangel-Jacob, Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County

Select Engagements

  • Representation of ad hoc group of first lien prepetition lenders in the Chapter 11 case of one of the world’s largest petro-chemical enterprises. 
  • Representation of senior noteholders in an intercreditor dispute against Bank of New York and Wilmington Trust, in relation to dispute over post-petition payments on collateral, arising out of the bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings Corp. in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
  • Representation of ad hoc group of holders of U.S. bonds issued by one of the largest homebuilders in Mexico in connection with the negotiation of the terms of the company’s prepackaged concurso proceeding in Mexico.
  • Representation of the unsecured creditors committee in the SunEdison bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, in adversary proceedings against first- and second-lien noteholders.
  • Representation of related feeder funds organized in the Cayman Islands and Delaware in connection with the funds’ potential Chapter 15 filing in the U.S. to assist in their orderly wind-down and return of capital to investors.
  • Representation of a large company in South America in connection with multidistrict Chapter 15 and Chapter 11 litigation.
  • Representation of the court-appointed monitor and foreign representative of the Canadian reorganization proceeding of an operator and manufacturer of timberlands in China in connection with the commencement and prosecution of a Chapter 15 case in New York recognizing and enforcing in the U.S. the company’s Canadian restructuring.

 

 

Professional & Community Involvement

  •  INSOL International, Fellow

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, "The Intersection of Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings, Receiverships and U.S. Bankruptcy Proceedings" (ABI Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, San Juan, February 2016)

Credentials

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Education

  • Hofstra University, JD
  • Kansas State University, BS (Chemical Engineering)

Clerkships

  • Honorable Phyllis Gangel-Jacob, Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County

Engagements

  • Representation of ad hoc group of first lien prepetition lenders in the Chapter 11 case of one of the world’s largest petro-chemical enterprises. 
  • Representation of senior noteholders in an intercreditor dispute against Bank of New York and Wilmington Trust, in relation to dispute over post-petition payments on collateral, arising out of the bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings Corp. in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
  • Representation of ad hoc group of holders of U.S. bonds issued by one of the largest homebuilders in Mexico in connection with the negotiation of the terms of the company’s prepackaged concurso proceeding in Mexico.
  • Representation of the unsecured creditors committee in the SunEdison bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, in adversary proceedings against first- and second-lien noteholders.
  • Representation of related feeder funds organized in the Cayman Islands and Delaware in connection with the funds’ potential Chapter 15 filing in the U.S. to assist in their orderly wind-down and return of capital to investors.
  • Representation of a large company in South America in connection with multidistrict Chapter 15 and Chapter 11 litigation.
  • Representation of the court-appointed monitor and foreign representative of the Canadian reorganization proceeding of an operator and manufacturer of timberlands in China in connection with the commencement and prosecution of a Chapter 15 case in New York recognizing and enforcing in the U.S. the company’s Canadian restructuring.

 

Professional & Community Involvement

  •  INSOL International, Fellow

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, "The Intersection of Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings, Receiverships and U.S. Bankruptcy Proceedings" (ABI Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, San Juan, February 2016)