Overview

Anthony Pirraglia is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Houston office. Mr. Pirraglia focuses his practice on the areas of business reorganizations and debtors' and creditors' rights. His practice covers a broad range of bankruptcy-related matters, including complex business restructurings, litigation, liquidations and distressed acquisitions. Mr. Pirraglia has represented debtors, creditors' committees, acquirers and trustees across a wide array of industries.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Approach Resources Inc. and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases
  • Represented creditor and contract counterparty with senior liens on certain equipment used in seismic data collection in connection with the Chapter 11 cases of Geokinetics, Inc. and its affiliates
  • Represented the agent for the primary secured creditors in the Chapter 11 case of III Exploration II, LLP
  • Represented key employees in connection with the negotiation of employment agreements with Parker Drilling Company in its Chapter 11 case
  • Represented the bond trustee of a $300 million bond issuance in connection with the Chapter 15 cases of Sanjel (USA) Inc., et al.
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Relativity Fashion, LLC, et al. (Relativity Media)
  • Represented Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in its Chapter 11 case
  • Represented DPH Holdings Corp. et al. (post-confirmation successors to Delphi debtors) in litigation concerning General Motors' funding obligation under the debtors' Chapter 11 plan
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of AMR Corp. et al. (American Airlines)
  • Represented the acquirer of substantially all assets of Long Beach Medical Center
  • Represented the acquirer of substantially all assets of Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester, including its hospital and nursing home operations
  • Represented Cabrini Medical Center in its Chapter 11 case

Credentials

Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
  • Tulane University, B.S.M
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Communications Manager
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 United States, Finance: Restructuring (including Bankruptcy), 2021
  • Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, Fordham University School of Law

Publications

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