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Kiran Vakamudi
Kiran Vakamudi
Senior Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization
Senior Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization

Kiran Vakamudi

Kiran Vakamudi

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845 Texas Avenue
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Houston, Texas 77002

Kiran Vakamudi

Experience Highlights

  • Riverstone Holdings LLC, its portfolio company, Talen Energy Corporation (TEC), and TEC’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Cumulus Growth Holdings LLC in the chapter 11 cases of TEC’s wholly-owned subsidiary Talen Energy Supply, LLC, which involved key settlements that paved the way for a consensual reorganization of Talen’s legacy power generation business and the Cumulus data center and cryptomining growth initiatives and allowed Riverstone to retain material equity positions in both TEC and Cumulus Growth

  • Rockall Energy and its subsidiaries in a chapter 11 sales process in which substantially all of the company’s operating assets were sold to Formentera Partners Fund I, LP pursuant to a prepackaged chapter 11 plan with a dual-track sale and back-stop equitization process that was confirmed within 83 days of commencing the chapter 11 cases

  • Jonah Energy in an out-of-court restructuring involving a deleveraging of the company’s balance sheet by approximately $580 million through a rights offering, tender offer, and redemption of non-tendered notes, together with an amended and restated credit agreement of Jonah’s $750 million credit facility

  • Unit Corporation, a diversified, publicly-traded energy company engaged in oil and natural gas exploration and production, contract drilling, and midstream services, and its affiliates in connection with its prearranged chapter 11 cases deleveraging the company by approximately $650 million in a debt-for-equity transaction with its subordinated noteholders

  • California Resources Corporation and certain of its affiliates, as company co-counsel, in their pre-negotiated chapter 11 cases filed in Houston, Texas

  • Lilis Energy in an in-court sale process in which substantially all of the company’s operating assets were sold to Ameredev Texas LLC as part of its chapter 11 cases involving approximately $400 million in total liabilities plus the confirmation of a chapter 11 plan in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • An ad hoc group first lien term lenders, as co-counsel, in the chapter 11 cases of Neiman Marcus Group LTD, LLC filed in Houston, Texas


  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2017 (Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal)
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., Biology, 2004
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Marvin Isgur, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2017-2019
  • Texas