Jamila's recent in-court engagements include:

Debtor Representations

  • Counsel to debtors Abengoa, S.A., Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, LLC and Abeinsa Holding Inc. and certain of their affiliates in connection with their multijurisdictional restructuring, focusing specifically on the US-based chapter 11 and chapter 15 cases before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and the sale of certain US assets through a chapter 11 case before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Counsel to debtors Appvion, Inc. and its certain of its affiliates in connection with their chapter 11 cases In re Appvion, Inc., et. al. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Counsel to Daniel Francis Butters and Ian Colin Wormleighton, as joint foreign representatives (the "Foreign Representatives") of Arcadia Global (USA) Limited (in administration), the London-based operator of TopShop/TopMan retail stores, in connection with the chapter 15 case In re Arcadia Global (USA) Limited in before United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Counsel to debtors Celadon Group, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with their chapter 11 cases In re Celadon Group, Inc., et al. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Counsel to debtor Comcar Industries, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries in connection with their chapter 11 cases In re Comcar Industries, Inc., et al. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware 
  • Counsel to debtor L.K. Bennett U.S.A, Inc., the New York-based U.S. retail arm of British clothing retailer L.K. Bennett, Ltd., in connection with its chapter 11 case In re L.K. Bennett U.S.A, Inc. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
  • Counsel to debtor REVA Medical, Inc. in connection with its “pre-packaged” chapter 11 case In re REVA Medical, Inc. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Counsel to debtors Xtera Communications, Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with their chapter 11 cases In re Xtera Communications, Inc. et. al. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Distressed M&A and Sell-Side Representations

  • Counsel to stalking horse purchaser, ABG-Barneys, LLC, affiliate of Authentic Brands Group, LLC, in connection with its acquisition of all intellectual property of luxury retailer, Barney’s New York and its debtor affiliates in In re Barneys New York, Inc. et al
  • Co-counsel to stalking horse purchaser General Wireless, Inc., affiliate of Standard General L.P., in connection with its acquisition of certain of the assets of RadioShack Corporation and its affiliated debtors, including more than 1700 stores and substantially all of the intellectual property, in In re RadioShack Corporation et. al.
  • Counsel to stalking horse purchaser, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., in connection with its acquisition of substantially all assets of Proteus Digital Health, Inc. in In re Proteus Digital Health, Inc.
  • Counsel to stalking horse purchaser, Pfizer, Inc., in connection with its acquisition of substantially all assets of BIND Therapeutics, Inc. in In re BIND Therapeutics, Inc. et. al.
  • Counsel to stalking horse purchaser, RBS Salon Holdings, Inc., affiliate of Tacit Capital LLC, in connection with its bid to acquire of substantially all assets of Rudy's Barbershop Holdings, LLC and its affiliated debtors in In re Rudy's Barbershop Holdings, LLC, et al. 
  • Counsel to stalking horse purchaser, HC Salon Holdings, Inc., affiliate of Tacit Capital LLC, in connection with its acquisition of substantially all assets of Creative Hairdressers, Inc. and Ratner Companies, L.C.  in In re Creative Hairdressers, Inc., et al.
  • Counsel to real estate investment firm in connection with the potential acquisition of a portfolio of thirty-five hotels and resorts
  • Counsel to brand development and entertainment company in connection with the potential acquisition of a portfolio of thirty-four retail stores
  • Counsel to private equity firm in connection with the potential acquisition of a fast casual restaurant chain and franchisor

Other In-Court Representations

  • Counsel to debtor ALCO Stores, Inc. in connection with the adversary proceeding Blackhawk Network, Inc. and Blackhawk Network California, Inc. v. ALCO Stores, Inc.
  • Counsel to creditor Leucadia National Corp. and its subsidiaries in connection with the adversary proceeding The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Vivaro Corporation v. Leucadia National Corporation et. al.

Jamila's recent out-of-court matters include:

  • Represented a global alternative asset manager in connection with the foreclosure sale of an electrochemical technology company
  • Represented a debt capital firm in connection with the foreclosure sale of a cyber and intelligence technology company
  • Represented an international financial services group in connection with the out-of-court restructuring of bonds of an independent living facility.
  • Advised a global alternative asset manager with respect to the sale of its interest in distressed assets
  • Advised a Madrid-based international bank with respect to the sale of its interest in distressed US-based assets
  • Advised a Puerto Rico-based international bank in connection with a potential foreclosure sale of a grocery store chain
  • Advised an investment firm in connection with a potential foreclosure sale of a wireless communications design and development company