Edward Mahaney-Walter represents parties in corporate restructuring transactions, both in and out of court. Significant debtor representations include: (1) Stearns Holding and certain of its affiliates in their Chapter 11 reorganisation; (2) a major news organisation in its out-of-court restructuring; (3) SunEdison, Inc in its Chapter 11 restructuring in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York; (4) Atlas Resource Partners, LP in its pre-packaged Chapter 11 reorganisation in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York; (5) Millennium Health, LLC in its voluntary pre-packaged Chapter 11 cases in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware; and (6) Dendreon Corporation, a biotechnology company, in its Chapter 11 reorganisation in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. He has also represented owners in Chapters 11 and 15 in the Brooks Brothers, Deluxe Entertainment and QGOG Constellation cases, an official equity committee in Vivus, and an ad hoc bondholder group in an out-of-court exchange offer for Martin Midstream.
Mr Mahaney-Walter also has significant experience in general corporate and securities law, especially involving the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and served on secondment in the General Counsel’s office of (1) a leading investment bank, focused on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and (2) a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, focused on corporate and securities law. Prior to joining Skadden, he was an associate at a leading investment bank and a manager at a hedge fund. Mr Mahaney-Walter holds the Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Turnaround Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Professional Risk Manager designations. He holds a JD and an MBA from the Law School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.