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Jessica C. Peet
Jessica C. Peet
Senior Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization
Senior Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization

Jessica C. Peet

Jessica C. Peet
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

Jessica C. Peet

Jessica is a senior associate in the Restructuring and Reorganization practice group. Her principal areas of practice include the representation of debtors, creditors, and investors in various aspects of complex corporate restructurings, including chapter 11 cases, out-of-court restructurings, and acquisitions. Jessica has represented clients in a range of industries, including gaming, coal, retail, and professional sports.

Experience Highlights

  • Meritage Midstream in its successful out-of-court restructuring including a significant new money debt investment and an amendment and extension of the company’s credit facility

  • Riverstone Credit Partners as administrative agent and lender in connection with the restructuring of MTE Holdings and its subsequent chapter 11 cases and related litigation

  • Standard Fiber LLC, as a creditor in connection with the ongoing chapter 11 proceedings of The Northwest Company, LLC

  • CSI Compressco in a successful exchange of approximately 72.7% of the company’s existing unsecured notes for new senior secured first and second lien notes, giving the company ample maturity runway including a three to four year extension for the exchange notes

  • Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. and its portfolio company, Gavilan Resources, LLC, in an ongoing dispute with joint venture partner Sanchez Energy Corporation under their joint development agreement and in connection with Sanchez Energy Corporation’s chapter 11 cases

  • Cloud Peak Energy and its affiliates, the only pure-play Powder River Basin coal company and the third largest coal company in the United States, in the sale of substantially all their operating assets to Navajo Transitional Energy Company, LLC, a wholly owned, subsidiary of the Navajo Nation, as part of its chapter 11 bankruptcy involving approximately $350 million in funded debt and over $750 million in total liabilities

  • TPG and Providence Equity Partners in connection with the restructuring of portfolio company Rentpath, Inc. and its $588 million section 363 sale and chapter 11 process

  • Riverstone Credit Partners in its role as secured lender and DIP lender in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Elk Petroleum, Inc.

  • Taco Bueno Restaurants in connection with its prepetition debt sale transaction and subsequent prepackaged chapter 11 cases, which involved equitizing $140 million in senior secured debt, transitioning ownership to an affiliate of Sun Holdings, Inc., renegotiating a substantial portion of the company’s lease portfolio, and reaching a global settlement with unsecured creditors in fewer than 45 days

  • Harvey Gulf International Marine, a Jones Act regulated marine transportation company, in all aspects of its complex balance sheet restructuring involving approximately $1.3 billion in senior secured funded debt, and effectuated through prepackaged chapter 11 cases

  • Petro Harvester Oil & Gas in the out-of-court restructuring of its approximately $142.3 million in first lien debt obligations and successful merger with a strategic partner

  • Riverstone Holdings in connection with the successful sale of substantially all of the assets of its portfolio company Enduro Resources Partners LLC, and the company’s chapter 11 cases

  • PennEnergy Resources, LLC in connection with its purchase of substantially all of the assets of Rex Energy Corporation for $600.5 million and negotiation of a comprehensive global settlement to the chapter 11 case

  • Riverstone Holdings in its capacity as second lien lender and private equity sponsor in connection with Fieldwood Energy’s restructuring, including the conversion of more than $1.6 billion in funded debt to equity, its $525 million new money rights offering, and the acquisition of Noble Energy’s deepwater assets in the Gulf of Mexico, all as effectuated through prepackaged chapter 11 cases

  • Energy XXI, a publicly-traded offshore energy E&P company, in connection with its chapter 11 cases which reduced the company’s funded debt by more than $3.0 billion

  • A confidential bidder in connection with SunEdison’s chapter 11 cases

  • U.S. Oil and Refining in connection with its credit facility amendments and out-of-court restructuring

  • Rice Energy Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company, in connection with its stalking horse asset purchase agreement with a subsidiary of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., to acquire certain assets in central Greene County, Pennsylvania through Alpha’s chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings for $200 million

  • Sundevil Power Holdings LLC, a merchant power company, in connection with the sale of its power block assets in its chapter 11 case


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2012
  • Dartmouth College, B.S. History, 2008
  • New York
  • “Bankruptcy and Financial Distress in the Oil & Gas Industry: Legal Problems and Solutions,” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation webinar, October 2020 (panelist)
  • “Addressing the Needs of the Oil & Gas Industry,” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation webinar, May 2020 (panelist)
  • “Distressed Debt and Looming Maturities: Liability Management and Restructuring Strategies in the Time of COVID-19,” V&E CLE, April 2020 (panelist)
  • “Bankruptcy Hot Topics,” Citi’s Unconventional Views on Energy in 2020, January 2020 (panelist)
  • “Market Discussion Series: Energy Sector Outlook,” March 29, 2017 (panelist)