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Trevor Spears
Trevor Spears
Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization
Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization

Trevor Spears

Trevor Spears
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, TX 75201

Trevor Spears

Company Representations

  • Publicly-traded energy services company in connection with evaluating various liability management alternatives, including a potential in-court restructuring, resulting in an out-of-court capital raise and settlement of material litigation

  • Upstream E&P company in the approximately $215 million distressed sale of substantially all of their assets in Sublette County, Wyoming (Pinedale Field) to a strategic buyer with the consent of the company’s lenders, who cancelled all debt in excess of the purchase price in connection with the out-of-court transaction

  • 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

  • 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

  • Carbo Ceramics in an in-court restructuring involving a debt-for-equity exchange with the company’s prepetition and DIP lenders

  • 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

  • AMP Capital Investors (US) Limited in the out-of-court financial restructuring of Limetree Bay Terminals LLC and certain affiliates under which AMP Capital will provide up to $100 million in new capital to Limetree

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

  • 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.

  • Sixth Street in its capacity as a joint venture partner in Jupiter JV, LP and in connection with Legacy Reserves Inc. chapter 11 cases

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank as Administrative Agent, DIP Agent, and Exit Facility Agent of a $615 million credit facility in Denbury Resources’s restructuring and prepackaged voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy

  • Royal Bank of Canada as Administrative Agent of the $330 million RBL facility in the restructuring and prepackaged voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Chaparral Energy filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

  • Wells Fargo Bank as Administrative Agent of a $224 million credit facility to Kingfisher Midstream LLC in its chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas

Credentials

  • SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2013
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Eduardo Rodriguez, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2017-2019
  • Texas