Evan Hollander, Senior Partner in Orrick’s New York office, is a member of the firm’s Restructuring group.

Evan Hollander has over 25 years of experience representing debtors, secured creditors, holders of fulcrum securities, distressed asset acquirers, and independent directors in complex U.S. and cross-border restructuring matters. Mr. Hollander is equally comfortable in the courtroom as he is at the negotiating table and the boardroom, and has extensive experience crafting and implementing restructuring plans. He frequently writes on insolvency related topics and routinely appears on panels at industry conferences.

  • Representative Company-Side Representations

    • National School Climate Center, a New York educational non-profit corporation in connection with its successful affiliation with another mission aligned New York educational non-profit corporation.
    • Ocean Rig UDW Inc. and certain affiliates in connection with the cross border restructuring of on excess of in excess of $3.7 billion of institutional debt of this harsh environment deep water drillship company in proceedings in the Cayman Islands and the U.S.    
    • JSC BTA Bank  in connection with its cross border restructuring proceedings in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the U.S.
    • JSC Alliance Bank in connection with its cross border restructuring proceedings in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the U.S.
    • Wind Hellas in connection with its cross border restructuring proceedings in England and the U.S.
    • Environmental Systems Products Holdings, Inc., a multinational emissions testing and equipment manufacturer, in an out-of-court restructuring in excess of US$600 million institutional debt obligations of the company.
    • International Wireless Communications Holdings, Inc. in its Chapter 11 proceedings in the District of Delaware.
    • Camelot Music Inc. in its Chapter 11 proceedings in the District of Delaware.

    Representative Creditor-Side Restructurings

    • The Gap Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the Janie and Jack division of the Gymboree Group in the Gymboree bankruptcy proceedings in Richmond, Virginia.
    • Column Financial Inc., an affiliate of Credit Suisse, in connection with the Specialty Retail Shops Holding Corp. (Shopko) bankruptcy proceedings in Omaha, Nebraska.
    • Representation of the purchaser in the post-reorganization acquisition of a controlling interest in a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant.
    • BNY Western Trust as Indenture Trustee in connection with the restructuring of in excess of US$3.6 billion of First and Refunding Mortgage Bonds of Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
    • The Export Credit Bank of Brazil in connection with the restructuring of in excess of US$1.7 billion of purchase money loans to American Airlines secured by 216 Embraer regional jets.
    • Numerous aircraft finance parties in the Northwest Airlines and Delta Airlines bankruptcy cases.
    • Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as Administrative Agent in the restructuring of two credit facilities secured by sixteen Boeing 747 freighter aircraft operated by Atlas Air, Inc.
    • The senior secured lenders of The Resort at Summerlin, L.P., the owner and operator of the Regent Las Vegas hotel and casino in Las Vegas, NV.
    • The senior secured lenders of InaCom Corp. in the company's liquidating Chapter 11 case.
    • The senior secured lenders of Philip Services, Inc. in its cross border restructuring proceedings in Canada and the U.S.  

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