June 17, 2021

Volume XI, Number 168

Edward H. Tillinghast, III

Edward Tillinghast is a partner and Practice Group Leader of the firm's Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group. He specializes in U.S. and cross-border insolvencies, particularly involving Asia and other emerging and developing markets, and related creditors' rights litigation.

Areas of Practice

Edward specializes in corporate reorganizations, cross-border insolvencies, creditors’ rights and related litigation, distressed acquisitions and insolvency-related opinions. He advises clients in many jurisdictions throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Russia, South America and the United States, and has been lead counsel for parties in cases in many courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States (Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, et al. v. Franklin California Tax-Free Trust, et al., Chase Manhattan Bank v. Traffic Stream (BVI) InfrastructureFlorida v. Nixon, and Rasul v. Bush) and cases in the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeal as well as many bankruptcy and district courts.

He has represented debtors, committees, institutional lenders, indenture trustees, and distressed asset purchasers, and has had major roles in recent chapter 11 cases including: Sanjel (USA) Inc. (lender), American Airlines (special debtor counsel), Friendly's (creditor), Hawker Beechcraft (committee member/indenture trustee), Del Biaggo (committee), Hess Publishing (creditor/landlord), Aloha Airlines (special debtor counsel), Morgan Creek Productions (lenders), Powerwave Technologies (creditor/landlord), Riverstone Technologies (committee member/indenture trustee), TerreStar Networks (special committee counsel), Vectrix (debtor), Lehman Brothers (creditor), and FGIC (indenture trustee).


Articles in the National Law Review database by Edward H. Tillinghast, III