Mr. Liberi represents clients in complex bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters arising in distressed situations and restructuring transactions, providing counsel to the full range of parties-in-interest in structuring and litigating significant acquisitions, out-of-court workouts, and prepackaged and traditional Chapter 11 cases. He has substantial experience litigating issues specific to bankruptcy and insolvency situations, including fraudulent transfer litigation, adversary proceedings, contested plan confirmations, contested involuntary bankruptcy petitions, Rule 2004 examinations and bankruptcy appeals.
Mr. Liberi’s Chapter 11 debtor representations include: Millennium Health, LLC (health care services); Exide Technologies (battery and industrial manufacturing); Synagro Technologies, Inc. (water and wastewater residuals management); Filene’s Basement, LLC and Syms Corp. (apparel retail); Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. (automotive steel and aluminum wheel manufacturing); Interstate Bakeries Corporation (Hostess products); Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. (tax services); Refco Inc. (securities and commodities); Circuit City Stores, Inc. (electronics retail); and Russell Stanley Holdings, Inc. (plastic and steel industrial container manufacturing).
Other bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy-related representations include: Joyson KSS Auto Safety S.A. as acquirer and plan sponsor in bankruptcy cases of debtor Takata/T.K. Holdings, Inc.; the Chapter 11 trustee appointed in CFG Peru Investments Pte. Limited (Singapore) relating to bankruptcy cases of debtor China Fishery Group; Optima Acquisitions, LLC as plan sponsor and litigation target in bankruptcy cases of debtor Optima Specialty Steel, Inc.; Sciens Capital Management LLC as equity holders in the bankruptcy cases of Colt Holding Company; an affiliate of Express Scripts as litigation and fraudulent transfer target in bankruptcy cases of debtor Liberty Medical, a former subsidiary; Thai Airways International Public Company Limited as creditor and litigation target in the bankruptcy cases of Southern Air Holdings, Inc.; Communications Test Design, Inc. in fraud and trade secrets litigation brought by debtor Nortel Networks Inc.; independent directors and minority shareholders in fraud litigation related to debtor Le-Nature’s, Inc.; and Investcorp International Inc. in fraudulent transfer litigation brought by a post-confirmation trust of debtor Werner Co.