Andrew M. Troop, East Coast leader of Pillsbury’s Insolvency & Restructuring practice, advises a global clientele on business reorganizations and debtors’ and creditors’ rights. Andrew represents debtors, creditors, acquirers, landlords, and creditors’ and equity committees from diverse industries both in and out of court.
He has helped private equity clients acquire, sell and reorganize U.S. and international portfolio companies and defend fraudulent transfer and breach of duty claims. He also represents nonprofits in debtors’ and creditors’ rights matters.
Andrew heads Pillsbury’s Distressed Energy Opportunity Task Force, which identifies and helps clients capitalize on opportunities across energy sources and disciplines. Andrew also has an active pro bono practice.
He has served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Boston Legal Services for over a decade, and was honored by the Massachusetts Bar Association with its 2017 Pro Bono Publicoaward, which is presented to individuals who have been instrumental in developing, implementing and supporting pro bono programs.
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE :
- Representing IHI, JGC and JMU in negotiating their exit from EAS, a company in Brazil, including advising on complications resulting from an ongoing corruption investigation and a depressed Brazilian economy.
- Advising Millennium Custodial Trust, created as part of the LyondellBasell Chapter 11 plan. Counter to projections, the trust has distributed more than $45 million to date to its beneficial holders.
- Advised Virginia Conservation Legacy Fund in its acquisition of Patriot Coal assets, a novel transaction that won a 2015 “Deal of the Year” award from M&A Advisor and the 2016 Financial Times North America award for “Innovation for Unlocking and Delivering Value.”
- J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
- B.A., Amherst College
ADMISSIONS : New York, Massachusetts
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