Steve Levine regularly represents senior and junior lenders, hedge funds and other creditors in the documentation, structuring and recovery of complex financial transactions. During his more than 30 years of experience in the bankruptcy and finance area, he has represented many secured and unsecured creditors, official and unofficial committees, debtors and trustees. He has developed particular skill in debtor-in-possession financings, cash collateral and stay litigation, and plan confirmation challenges and disputes about indentures, credit agreements and other types of complex financial instruments.
Steve has significant experience in asset based and specialty lending (particularly to retailers), high yield bond issuances, securitizations and representing consortiums of first and second lien and high-yield noteholders in out-of-court restructurings, debt-for-equity and debt-for-debt exchange offers, change of control and other indenture covenant disputes and Chapter 11 reorganizations.
Lehman Brothers Representation of Ad Hoc LBT Noteholder Grop — Represented holders of more than $2.5B in structured notes issued by Lehman's Dutch finance affiliate in US and Dutch insolvency proceedings
Six Flags, Inc — Represented Official Creditors' Committee in successful confirmation challenge based on contested valuation leading to an enhanced plan.
The Walking Company — RRepresent Wells Fargo, NA as DIP and exit lender.