Recommended for Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy.The Legal 500 US 2017

Adam J. Goldberg

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA

Adam Goldberg is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Restructuring & Special Situations Practice, where he focuses on corporate and cross-border restructurings and Chapter 11 reorganizations.

Mr. Goldberg represents parties of all types in all facets of the restructuring and reorganization process in and out of court, including creative financing structures for troubled businesses, acquisitions of distressed assets, distressed exchanges and sovereign restructurings.


Mr. Goldberg’s experience includes representing parties of all types in:

  • Chapter 11 cases, including: 
    • Energy XXI (Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors)
    • Atlas Resource Partners (second lien lenders) 
    • Republic Airways (aircraft lenders and lessors)
    • CHC Group (collateral trustee)
    • Saratoga Resources (secured bondholders)
    • NII Holdings (aka Nextel) (ad hoc group of bondholders)
    • Longview Power (exit facility arranger)
    • Overseas Shipholding Group (lead equity backstop party)
    • Arcapita Bank (DIP to exit facility arranger)
    • National Envelope (Debtors)
    • Advanta Corporation (Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors)
    • Tropicana Entertainment LLC (secured lenders)
    • AMR Corporation (aircraft lenders and lessors) 
    • Premier Int’l Holdings, Inc. (indenture trustee)
  • Cross-border restructurings, including:
    • DTEK (English Scheme of Arrangement) 
    • Abengoa
    • Central European Distribution Corp. 
    • Lehman Brothers
    • Nortel Networks 
    • Global Safety Textiles group 
    • White Birch Paper Company
  • Sovereign restructurings, including:
    • Puerto Rico, including PREPA
    • Dubai World
    • Nakheel PJSC
    • Native American casinos
  • Appeals, including representation of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States in appeals before the First Circuit and the US Supreme Court in the case of Textron Inc. v. United States
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