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Thomas Moers Mayer


Co-chair, Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Phone: 212.715.9169 Fax: 212.715.8000 New York

General Motors (official committee of unsecured creditors).

Chrysler LLC (official committee of unsecured creditors).

Capmark Financial Group (official committee of unsecured creditors).

Cooper-Standard (official committee of unsecured creditors).

Lehman Brothers (trustee of Dutch financing subsidiary).

Tribune Company (bank lenders holding more than $4 billion in claims in its chapter 11 reorganization).

Smurfit-Stone (official committee of unsecured creditors).

Dana Corporation (official creditors’ committee).

Dura Automotive Systems, Inc. (official creditors’ committee).

ASARCO LLC (majority noteholders).

Tower Automotive (equipment lease claimants).

WCI Steel, Inc. ($300 million secured noteholders seeking control of debtor).

W.R. Grace (official equity committee).

Venture Holdings (largest secured bank creditor who became largest shareholder of reorganized company).

WestPoint Stevens ($165mm 2nd Lien Facility).

NorthWestern Corporation ($320 million in subordinated notes; largest shareholder of reorganized debtor).

Bethlehem Steel (creditors’ committee).

Wheeling-Pittsburgh Corporation (parent company).

J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1981
  • Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1980-1981
A.B., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College, 1977
New York, 1982
Honorable J. Edward Lumbard,  U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit, 1981 - 1982
    -Benchmark Litigation (2014-2016)
    -The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2015
    -Chambers USA (2004-2015)
    -Chambers Global, 2007-2015
    -AM Law Litigation Daily "Litigator of the Week" (July 9, 2015)
    -Legal 500 US, 2009-2014
    -New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2015
    -Adjunct Professor, Cardozo Law School (1998)
    -The Association of the Bar of the City of New York