Michele L. Angell’s practice focuses on restructuring and creditors’ rights matters, including fraudulent conveyance and preference litigation, contested plan confirmation and other matters involving bankruptcies, distressed contexts and related litigation.
Michele has worked on matters for debtors, reorganized debtors, official creditors’ committees, bondholders, lenders, secured and unsecured creditors, equity holders, indenture trustees and other significant parties-in-interest in many of the nation’s largest in-court and out-of-court restructurings.
Michele has authored "The Bankruptcy Automatic Stay: A Guide for Commercial Litigators," in the New York Law Journal.
- TPG in Hellas Telecommunications fraudulent conveyance litigation.
- TPG affiliates in successful dismissal of involuntary bankruptcy proceedings.
- Ad Hoc Committee of Term Loan Lenders in General Motors $1.5 billion avoidance action.
- Controlling shareholder of Ampal-American Israel Corporation in Chapter 7 proceedings.
- Borders Group and its subsidiaries in their Chapter 11 cases.
- The Official Creditors Committee of Capmark Financial Group as special litigation counsel, investigating claims related to the prepetition conversion of $1.5 billion of the debtors’ unsecured bank debt into secured debt and representing the reorganized company in bringing a $145 million preference action against Goldman Sachs entities.
- Anderson News, the second largest wholesaler of books and magazines in the U.S., as Chapter 11 debtor in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
- Board of Managers of Bayard Views Condominiums, as bankruptcy counsel.
- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP – Official Committee of Former Partners.