George E.B. Maguire, of counsel to the firm, is a member of the firm’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group. He represents debtors and creditors and other parties in workouts and restructurings as well as in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Mr. Maguire has been recommended by The Legal 500 US (2011). Mr. Maguire is a contributing author to the Collier Business Workout Guide (Matthew Bender, 1992) and a former member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization.
Mr. Maguire joined Debevoise in 1986 and became a partner in 1994. He received his A.B. from Princeton University in 1980, his B.A. in Literae Humaniores from Oxford University in 1983 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia Law School in 1986, where he was a member of the Law Review.
- Standard General in the $285 million debtor-in-possession financing facility in RadioShack’s Chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
- GoldenTree Asset Management and various funds under its management in the out-of-court restructuring and corporate reorganization of Source Home Entertainment.
- Oaktree Capital Management, with TPG Capital and JH Investments, in their $955 million acquisition of the North American businesses of Taylor Wimpey.
- A group of investors, including Oaktree Capital Management and Avenue Capital, in the acquisition of the assets of the Sea Island Resort through its Chapter 11 case.
- Oaktree Capital Management, as one of the largest investors in Woodside Homes, in its comprehensive out-of-court recapitalization led by Oaktree.
- Pegasus Communications Corporation in the Chapter 11 sale of Pegasus Satellite Communications.
- Institutional creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of US Airways, United Airlines and ATA Airlines.
- Novus International in the Chapter 11 case of Solutia.
- Verizon Communications in its acquisition of MCI, a transaction with an equity value of $8.5 billion.
- Noteholders in the restructuring of MXEnergy, an energy trading company.
- Noteholders received a combination of stock, cash and equity, and became the majority shareholders following the restructuring.
- University of Virginia School of Law, 1986, J.D.
- University of Oxford, 1983, B.A.
- Princeton University, 1980, A.B.
- New York
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