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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

Steven’s primary area of practice focuses on all aspects of restructuring and reorganization work, including the representation of debtors, creditors, and equity holders in both chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. He also represents clients in contested matters and adversary proceedings before the state, bankruptcy, and federal district courts.

Experience Highlights

  • 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

  • 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 

  • 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.

  • Harvey Gulf International Marine, a Jones Act regulated marine transportation company, in all aspects of its complex balance sheet restructuring including $1.3 billion in senior secured debt 

  • Bellatrix Exploration in connection with its out-of-court restructuring

  • 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

Credentials

  • 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