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Steven Zundell
Steven Zundell
Senior Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization
Senior Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization

Steven Zundell

Steven Zundell
New York

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

Steven Zundell

Experience Highlights

  • An ad hoc group of lenders holding approximately $175 million in senior secured term debt in the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of Pioneer Energy Services Inc.

  • An ad hoc term loan lender group in the prepackaged chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of MD America Energy

  • Angelo, Gordon Energy Servicer, LLC as administrative agent for a prepetition secured credit facility and a debtor in possession credit facility in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Weatherly, Oil & Gas, LLC 

  • Cloud Peak Energy in the sale of substantially all their operating assets to an affiliate of the Navajo Nation as part of its Chapter 11 cases involving approximately $350 million in funded debt and over $750 million in total liabilities

  • Harvey Gulf International Marine in an in-court restructuring of a James Act Operator in its complex balance sheet restructuring addressing $1.3 billion in senior secured debt and deleveraging the company by nearly $900 million

  • Bellatrix Exploration Ltd., a Canadian exploration and production company, in connection with its out-of-court restructuring transaction and private up-tier exchange offer

  • 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

  • Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc., a provider of contract drilling and pressure pumping services, in the all-stock transaction purchase agreement from Seventy Seven Energy Inc.

  • Jonah Energy, LLC in connection with its asset purchase agreement with LINN Energy, Inc. to acquire natural gas and oil producing properties in the Jonah and Pinedale fields

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


  • Columbia Law School, J.D. Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2014 (Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems, Executive Board: Finance Editor and Managing Editor)
  • Rutgers University, B.A. Political Science summa cum laude, 2011
  • New York