Bio

Evan Hill focuses his practice on complex corporate and financial restructurings, advising companies, sponsors, hedge funds, banks, investors and acquirers in all aspects of out-of-court restructurings and exchange offers, Chapter 11 reorganizations, and distressed mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Hill’s restructuring experience spans a wide variety of industries, including health care, energy, financial services, shipping and media. Mr. Hill also has experience representing corporate clients, private equity funds and investment banks in connection with public and private mergers, acquisitions and equity investments.

Mr. Hill is a member of the New York City chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) where he serves as chair of the NextGen Committee, which was created to provide education, networking and business development opportunities for restructuring professionals aged 35 and under. Mr. Hill also serves as a member of the chapter’s board of directors.

Mr. Hill’s significant representations include:

  • Highbridge Capital Management as DIP lender and stalking horse bidder in the Chapter 11 cases of Pernix Therapeutics;
  • Barclays Bank as DIP lender in the Chapter 11 cases of Ditech Holding Corporation;
  • a private equity and alternative asset management firm in connection with the restructuring of its cross-border debt obligations;
  • Black Diamond Capital Management as the largest secured creditor in the Chapter 11 cases of Harvey Gulf International Marine;
  • Talen Energy as equity holder in connection with the prepackaged Chapter 11 cases of New MACH Gen;
  • SunEdison in the largest Chapter 11 case filed in 2016;
  • a major news organization in its out-of-court restructuring;
  • Sciens Capital Management as controlling stockholder in connection with the Chapter 11 cases of Colt Defense;
  • Everest Capital in its out-of-court restructuring;
  • iPayment in its out-of-court exchange offers and refinancing;
  • Millennium Health in its prepackaged Chapter 11 cases; and
  • Nautilus Holdings Limited in its Chapter 11 cases.

Mr. Hill also regularly represents not-for-profit corporations in connection with corporate governance, transactional and tax exempt status matters.

In addition to the TMA, Mr. Hill is a member of various industry and professional organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute and the New York City Bar Association, where he formerly served as secretary and treasurer of the Legal History Committee.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2011 (cum laude; Notes & Articles Editor, Fordham Law Review)
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2008 (magna cum laude)

Admissions

  • New York

Evan A. Hill

Associate, Corporate Restructuring
evan.hill@skadden.com