Mark A. Speiser has experience with the representation of institutional creditors and creditors' committees in large and complex reorganization proceedings. He handles bankruptcy issues related to commodities, derivatives, securities contracts, repurchase agreements and the energy industry. This has included advising creditors, purchasers of assets and derivatives counterparties in the Chapter 11 cases of Horsehead Holding Corp., Boston Generating LLC, CIT Group, Inc., Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., Lyondell Chemical Company, Constar International, Inc., SemCrude, L.P., Black Diamond Mining, LLC, Aegis Mortgage Corporation, Marcal Paper Mills, Inc., Calpine Corporation, Enron Corporation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Genuity, Inc., National Energy & Gas Transmission, Inc. f/k/a, PG&E National Energy Group, Inc., Mirant Corporation and Metro Fuel Oil Corp. Mr. Speiser represented Delta Air Lines in environmental-related bankruptcy issues. He advises clients entering into commodities and derivatives transactions with Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession.
Mr. Speiser has represented creditors in workouts of multinational debtors and assisted in the restructuring of debt of several of the nation's largest privately held pulp and paper manufacturers. Mr. Speiser also has experience in structured finance, health care and real estate transactions, as well as environmental and pension liabilities.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1979
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1999
U.S. Supreme Court, 1994