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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, filed in Delaware


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2012
  • Dartmouth College, B.S. History, 2008
  • TMA NYC NextGen Committee
  • New York
  • “Market Discussion Series: Energy Sector Outlook,” March 29, 2017 (panelist)