Robin Spigel

Counsel

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8822
F 212 728 9822
rspigelwillkie.com

Robin Spigel is counsel in the Business Reorganization and Restructuring Department, where she regularly represents companies in chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings.  Robin also has represented acquirers, creditors, landlords, and professionals in various distressed company transactions.

Robin Spigel is counsel in the Business Reorganization and Restructuring Department, where she regularly represents companies in chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings.  Robin also has represented acquirers, creditors, landlords, and professionals in various distressed company transactions.

Selected Significant Matters

In-court and out-of-court company restructuring matters include

  • Representing CORE Media Group Inc., an entertainment content company that owns, produces and develops quality programming, and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases
  • Representing K-V Pharmaceutical Company, a specialty branded pharmaceutical marketing company primarily focused on women’s health care products, and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases
  • Representing PlayPower, Inc., a leading manufacturer of playground equipment, and certain affiliates in their non-judicial restructuring
  • Representing RathGibson, Inc., a leading specialty manufacturer of highly engineered premium stainless steel and alloy tubular products, and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases
  • Representing Greatwide Logistics Services, Inc., a national trucking and logistics company, and its affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases, which included the sale of substantially all of the company’s assets
  • Representing National Energy & Gas Transmission, Inc., an energy company, and certain affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases, including the sales of the company’s gas transmission line of business and the company’s independent power generation line of business
  • Representing a privately-owned insurance company in its successful non-judicial restructuring
  • Representing Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, a Norwegian oil and gas field exploratory company, in its pre-negotiated chapter 11 case
  • Representing a medical imaging company in the non-judicial wind-down of its businesses
  • Representing XO Communications, Inc., a telecommunications company, in its chapter 11 case
Representative sale experience
  • Representing Liberty Oilfield Services Holdings LLC as purchaser of substantially all of the assets related to U.S. businesses of Sanjel Corporation and certain affiliated chapter 15 debtors
  • Representing private investment firm as largest secured lender in its credit bid for substantially all of the assets of Classic Party Rentals
  • Representing private investment firm in its joint bid for substantially all of the assets of Empire Die Casting
  • Representing National Dairy Holdings as stalking purchaser in the Parmalat USA Corp. chapter 11 case
  • Representing Broadview Networks, Inc. as purchaser of substantially all of the assets of Lightwave Communications, Inc.’s assets
  • Representing MLM Information Services as purchaser of substantially all assets of Burr Wolf, L.P.
Other representative experience
  • Representing various professionals with respect to engagements in numerous judicial and non-judicial restructurings
  • Representing several Deutsche affiliated funds as creditors of various Lehman foreign and domestic entities
  • Representing several healthcare REITs as landlords of distressed tenant-operators of skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes

Selected Professional and Business Activities

Robin is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • "CMBS Certificateholders Shut Out," New York Law Journal, Monday June 27, 2011
  • "For All the Hype, Chapter 9 Filings Will Likely Stay Rare," The Bond Buyer, Wednesday, August 29, 2011

Recognition, Honors & Awards

Deal Awards:

  • PlayPower, Inc. out-of-court restructuring was named “Restructuring Deal of the Year” at the 4th annual International M&A Advisor Awards

Other Awards:

  • Certificate of Appreciation from Women In Need, Inc. for making a difference through volunteer service

Publications / News / Events

Recognition, Honors & Awards

Deal Awards:

  • PlayPower, Inc. out-of-court restructuring was named “Restructuring Deal of the Year” at the 4th annual International M&A Advisor Awards

Other Awards:

  • Certificate of Appreciation from Women In Need, Inc. for making a difference through volunteer service
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