Serving as (i) Special Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors charged with investigating potential estate claims and causes of action relating to a 363 sale of intercompany company notes and certain credit default swap transactions, and (ii) Special Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in high profile litigation on behalf of debtors’ estates, seeking to recover billions of dollars of claims arising from several prepetition transfers. (In re Sears Holdings Corporation, et al. (S.D.N.Y.)
Sears Holdings Corporation, et al. v. Lampert, et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
Serving as Co-Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, on behalf of Debtors’ estates, in lawsuit asserting fraudulent transfer, breach of fiduciary duty, and related claims in connection with prepetition transactions totaling billions of dollars.
Schneider, et al. v. Pine Management, Inc., et al. (N.Y. Sup. Ct.):
Representing LLC property manager and majority LLC members in suit by minority LLC members alleging breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims related to scope of manager’s authority to manage properties owned by LLCs.
ICG Global Loan Fund 1 DAC, et al. v. Boardriders, Inc., et al. (NY Sup. Ct.)
Co-counsel to group of minority lenders challenging non-pro rata priming transaction entered into between borrower, majority lenders, and equity sponsor. The legal issues being litigated here (i.e., whether a private roll-up debt exchange qualifies as an “open market” purchase and good faith and fair dealing requirements) are hot items garnering significant attention in the market. This matter is ongoing.
BlueBay Total Return Credit Fund, et al. v. Fontana, et al. (NY Sup. Ct.)
Representing minority LLC member in derivative action against majority LLC members serving on board and their affiliated lender funds asserting claims for breaches of fiduciary duty and aiding and abetting such breaches.
Johnson & Johnson Spin-off Bankruptcy Case: Amicus Brief
Authored and filed an amicus brief on behalf of a group of well-renowned bankruptcy law professors concerning debtor LTL Management LLC ("LTL"), an entity created by Johnson & Johnson to hold its talc liabilities. LTL filed for Chapter 11 protection in October 2021. The professors filed this brief in support of the Official Committee of Talc Claimants’ motion to dismiss LTL’s chapter 11 case. The Talc Claimants’ Committee represents the individuals who have sued Johnson & Johnson alleging that its talc products caused them to develop cancer. Herrick's amicus brief attracted significant media coverage, including features in Law360, Law.com, Reuters, Reorg, American Bankruptcy Institute, New Jersey Law Journal, and Bloomberg Law.