ADG Bankruptcy


In the complex and highly regulated Aerospace, Defense, & Government Services (“ADG”) industry, the stakes are particularly high when it comes to bankruptcy and restructuring. The intricate nature of government contracts, compliance requirements, and stakeholder interests make these processes uniquely challenging.

Our team of bankruptcy and restructuring attorneys is adept at navigating the complexities specific to the ADG industry. Leveraging our firm’s interdisciplinary structure, we offer comprehensive counsel in bankruptcy, reorganization, and workout matters, including related litigation and credit and business transactions. Our experience spans various industries, but it is particularly tailored to the specific needs of the ADG industry, including compliance with federal regulations and the handling of sensitive or classified information.

How We Can Help

Our services in the ADG-focused bankruptcy and restructuring arena include:

  • Group creditor representations, including creditors’ committees, unsecured creditors, and other stakeholders familiar with ADG complexities
  • Debtors in restructuring, with a focus on Chapter 11 workouts and out-of-court restructuring, particularly concerning government contracts and compliance
  • Investors and private equity firms specializing in the ADG industry
  • International insolvency issues relevant to ADG companies
  • Distressed M&A and reorganization within the context of ADG regulations and contracts
  • Asset purchasers from Chapter 11 or 7, with an understanding of ADG-specific assets and liabilities
  • Credit management tailored to the needs and complexities of the ADG industry

What Sets Us Apart

Our practice has been recognized as a leader in the field, with specific experience in handling high-stakes, complex cases in the ADG industry. Our team includes attorneys who are fellows of the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy and who have been recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers USA for their experience. We also have a strong national footprint, particularly in New York, Wilmington, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Los Angeles, and are known for our substantial experience in Chapter 11 cases and bankruptcy-related litigation.


  • Co-counsel to debtor, Alaska’s largest regional air carrier, with respect to its Chapter 11 bankruptcy (Wilmington, DE).
  • Counsel to pre-petition secured lender and DIP lender in chapter 11 case of regional airline company in Puerto Rico (Wilmington, DE, and San Juan, Puerto Rico).
  • Large distributor of new and refurbished aircrafts parts, as counsel to the agent for a group of lenders with an aggregate exposure of $186 million revolving line of credit and special purpose term loan as part of the loan restructuring.
  • Aviation manufacturing company, counsel to the lender in bankruptcy related litigation involving the borrower, an aviation parts manufacturer.
  • A global IT products and network solutions company, counsel to lender and agent for a six-member bank group in the restructuring and workout of a $170 million credit facility and providing additional $10 million revolving credit facility for a provider of IT and technical solutions to various government agencies.
  • Co-counsel to ad hoc committee of tort claimants representing in excess of one billion dollars in claims in respect of reorganization of run of river hydroelectric energy project in Chile (Wilmington, DE).
  • Counsel to a member of creditors’ committee in the Chapter 11 case of a merchant power company with an 18-facility generation portfolio based in The Woodlands, Texas (Houston, TX).
  • Counsel to a hedge counterparty to the oldest and largest electricity transmission cooperative in Texas in connection with a hedging transaction caught up in the cooperative’s chapter 11 (Houston, TX).
  • Counsel to successful purchaser of industrial tank production firm in its Chapter 11 case for $93 million (Wilmington, DE).