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Devon Eggert is a Partner in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group.
Devon has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured creditors in chapter 11 proceedings and in out-of-court restructurings across the United States and abroad. His practice covers all aspects of complex chapter 11 cases, including obtaining “first day” relief for debtors; debtor-in-possession financing and cash collateral issues; section 363 sale transactions; enforcement and relief from the automatic stay and related provisions; assumption and rejection of leases and contracts; and plan confirmation disputes.
In addition to his substantial restructuring experience, Devon has represented trustees and other parties in numerous liquidation cases. He also has represented both trustees and defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance and other complex bankruptcy litigation before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Delaware, Southern District of New York, Northern District of Illinois, as well as numerous other jurisdictions. His industry experience includes manufacturing, food service and processing, professional services, telecommunications, technology, printing and media, automotive and aviation, real estate and financial services, among others.
Devon also has experience in cross-border insolvency proceedings, including advising the debtors in the first chapter 15 cases filed in the District of Wyoming and the Eastern District of Wisconsin and structuring these types of complex proceedings on behalf of receivers, financial institutions and foreign representatives. Notable engagements include representing Deloitte, as receiver and foreign representative, in the chapter 15 proceeding involving CPI Plastics Ltd., an $80 million manufacturing business in the United States and Canada, in its successful going-concern liquidation under Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.