Represented the Official Committee of one of the largest sellers of Chevrolet vehicles in the United States in their cases filed in the Northern District of Alabama. The representation included, among other things, the sale of substantially all of the Debtors’ assets; working to a resolution of thousands of claims of former employees alleging violations of the WARN Act; structuring and confirming a liquidating plan that was overwhelmingly approved by the creditor constituency; and successfully prosecuting an action against former officers and directors to determine the proper ownership of trust assets arising from an executive compensation plan.

In re Bill Heard Enterprises Inc., et al., Case No. 08-83029 (Bankr. N.D. Ala. filed Sept. 28, 2008).

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