Bio

Edward Mahaney-Walter represents parties in corporate restructuring transactions, both in and out of court. Significant representations include:

  • a major news organization in its out-of-court restructuring;
  • SunEdison, Inc. in its Chapter 11 restructuring in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York;
  • Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. in its prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York;
  • Millennium Health, LLC in its voluntary prepackaged Chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware; and
  • Dendreon Corporation, a biotechnology company, in its Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Mr. Mahaney-Walter also has significant experience in general corporate and securities law, especially involving the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Mr. Mahaney-Walter served on secondment in the General Counsel Division of a leading investment bank, focused on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

Prior to joining Skadden, he was an associate at a leading investment bank and a manager at a hedge fund. Mr. Mahaney-Walter holds the Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Professional Risk Manager designations.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2013 (Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review; Managing Editor, East Asia Law Review)
  • M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2013 (honors)
  • A.B., Brown University, 2005 (magna cum laude)

Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • INSOL International

Edward P. Mahaney-Walter

Associate, Corporate Restructuring
emahaney@skadden.com