Andrew Currie

Venable LLP

$ $$$

Massachusetts Avenue Northwest 600
Washington 20001 DC US

Andrew J. Currie concentrates his practice on debt restructuring, reorganizations, insolvency, general bankruptcy matters, and transactional work in both out-of-court and in-court matters. Andrew represents commercial debtors, creditors’ committees, and individual unsecured and secured creditors before U.S. federal, state, and bankruptcy courts.

Andrew negotiates, structures, and closes multi-million-dollar-plus, debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and cash collateral transactions on behalf of major lenders and debtors, across various industries. He has been instrumental in liquidating and reorganizing middle-market companies and organizations with more than $1 billion in outstanding debt.

Andrew advises landlords, manages distressed investments, and conducts contested 363 sales and going-out-of-business sales. He has negotiated multiple asset sales and plans inside and outside of bankruptcy court.

Andrew pursues known and unknown assets in remnant deals; negotiates, reconciles, and objects to claims; litigates preference demands; and manages out-of-court assignments, for the benefit of creditors.

Experience :

  • Serves as counsel to the unitholder committee for Woodbridge Group
  • Completed an out-of-court restructuring for a middle-market government contractor in the healthcare area
  • Lehman
  • Negotiated and obtained approval for DIP financing, with loan sizes ranging from $3 million to more than $500 million
  • Represented an investment fund managing its distressed investments
  • Prepared and negotiated plans of reorganization and liquidation
  • Conducted contested 363 sales and going-out-of-business sales for retail, real estate, and other businesses
  • Served as counsel to creditors in the steel and automotive industries
  • Negotiated and pursued known and unknown assets in so-called remnant deals
  • Litigated more than 2,000 preference demands, including more than $100 million in preference actions against critical vendors.
  • Counsel to significant investors in MS Grand, Inc.

Education :

  • J.D.magna cum laudeMichigan State University-Detroit College of Law1996
  • B.A.University of Michigan1992

Bar Admissions : District of Columbia, Maryland

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Professional Memberships :

  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Featured speaker, Financial Poise
  • Guest lecturer, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
  • Guest lecturer, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business

Community  : Counsel to the board of directors, March of Dimes, Maryland–National Capital Area Chapter,

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