Nancy A. Peterman - Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Nancy A. Peterman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 312-456-8410

Nancy A. Peterman is Chair of the Chicago Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice. She focuses her practice on corporate restructurings, bankruptcy and creditors' rights law, and has a wide range of experience representing debtors, purchasers of assets, committees and secured creditors.

University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1991
American Bankruptcy Institute

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Business restructurings
  • Creditor rights
  • Debtor rights
  • Health law

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Significant Representations
  • Represented ShengdaTech, Inc., a manufacturer of a specialty additive known as nano-precipitated calcium carbonate, in its Chapter 11 case. The company was created through a reverse merger of five Chinese manufacturing companies into a U.S. public company shell.
  • Represented Bellus ALC Investments 1 in connection with the out-of-court restructuring of American Laser Centers, a laser hair removal clinic with more than 100 locations across the United States, and the subsequent Chapter 11 case of American Laser Centers, resulting in Bellus' acquisition of the ALC business in a sale pursuant to Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Represented Barclays Bank PLC as Agent and a Steering Committee of Secured Lenders under a First Lien Credit Agreement in the Chapter 11 cases of LandSource Communities Development LLC. More than $1.2 billion in debt was restructured and $280 million of new capital was raised in connection with this reorganization which was implemented through a plan proposed and implemented by Barclays Bank PLC, as Agent.
  • Represented William Yung and Tropicana Casinos & Resorts, Inc., the 100 percent equity holders of Tropicana Entertainment, LLC, in its Chapter 11 case pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware involving the restructuring of more than $2 billion in debt.
Part 2
  • Represented Wickes Furniture Company, Inc., a Chicago-based retail furniture company, in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Counsel to Mestek, Inc. in the Chapter 11 case of its second tier subsidiary, Met-Coil Systems, LLC. As part of this Chapter 11 case, millions of dollars of alleged toxic tort liability was settled.
  • Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors and Post-Consummation Trust in the Conseco Finance Company Chapter 11 cases.
  • Counsel to the Unsecured Creditors' Committee in FPA Medical Management, Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware, the nation's largest physician practice management Chapter 11 case, involving 7900 physicians and 1.4 million HMO enrollees in 29 states. The bankruptcy case concluded with a confirmed plan of reorganization allowing for the sale of the companies after nearly one year of negotiations.
  • Represented Schutt Sports, Inc., et al. in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter 11 case of ethanol producer Renew Energy LLC.
  • Represented PPM Technologies, Inc. in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented a consortium that bid on the right to serve as the equity sponsor for the Extended Stay Hotels, Inc. plan of reorganization.

Client Comments

"Nancy is available 24/7. She is always there for a client. She responds immediately and will always try to be flexible. She is respected in the legal community and is a joy to work with."

"Nancy Peterman is excellent."

"Nancy Peterman is an incredible attorney who simply gets tasks accomplished. She is a very good negotiator."

-Dan Dooley
Morris Anderson & Associates, Ltd.

Office Location

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Other Information

Gender: Female