Stephen M. Wolpert

stephen-wolpert

Stephen M. Wolpert

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3836 | +1 212 698 3599

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Stephen M. Wolpert’s practice focuses on representation of secured and unsecured creditors, bondholder groups, bank groups, and debtors in large-scale restructurings and reorganizations and in non-judicial workouts throughout the United States.

In 2017, Mr. Wolpert was a member of the Dechert team which represented the Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders in connection with the Chapter 11 restructuring of Modular Space Corporation, an achievement selected by Turnarounds & Workouts for its “Successful Restructurings of 2017” list and named ‘Industrials Deal of the Year’ for deals over US$100 million at The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards. In 2016, the team also made Turnarounds & Workouts’ annual “Successful Restructurings” list for guiding RCS Capital through a major restructuring initiative, which was recognized by The M&A Advisor with its ‘Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year’ award for that year for deals valued between US$1 billion-US$5 billion.

Experience
  • Wells Fargo, as special servicer, in connection with the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Toys "R" Us, Inc. and its affiliates.
  • The international bondholder committee in connection with the restructuring of Oi S.A. and its subsidiaries, the largest telecommunications company in Brazil.
  • The ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with the cross-border restructuring of a Chilean-based chain of automobile dealerships.
  • Major bondholders in connection with the the cross-border restructuring of OAS, S.A., a Brazilian construction company.
  • The ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with the restructuring of Modular Space Corporation and its affiliates.
  • RCS Capital Corp. and its affiliates in connection with their Chapter 11 cases.
  • The ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with the cross-border restructuring of defaulted senior notes issued by Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican glass manufacturer.
  • Constar International Holdings LLC in connection with its Chapter 11 case and sale of substantially all assets to Plastipak Packaging, Inc.
  • Second lien term lenders in connection with Chapter 11 case of Orchard Supply Hardware.
  • Noteholders in connection with the Chapter 11 case of Station Casinos.
  • Noteholders and the successful plan proponents in connection with the Chapter 11 case of Greektown Casino.
  • The agent for the second lien lenders in connection with the Chapter 11 case of Motor Coach Industries.
  • Successful plan proponent in connection with the Chapter 11 case of Scotia Pacific and Pacific Lumber.
  • Certain noteholders in connection with the Chapter 11 case of Delphi Corporation.
  • The ad hoc committee of claims holders in connection with the Chapter 11 case of Northwest Airlines Corporation.
Education
  • Loyola University Maryland, B.B.A., Finance, 2002
  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • St. John’s University School of Law, LL.M., Bankruptcy, 2011
Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan