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Zachary A. Paiva
Zachary A. Paiva
Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization
Associate — Restructuring & Reorganization

Zachary A. Paiva

Zachary A. Paiva
New York

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

Zachary A. Paiva

Experience Highlights

  • Meritage Midstream in an out-of-court restructuring involving a new $75 million debt investment by Riverstone Holdings, amendment and extension of Meritage’s $500 million credit facility, and resolution of protracted litigation with a significant contractor

  • 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.

  • Taco Bueno Restaurants in a prepetition debt sale transaction followed by an in-court restructuring that 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

Credentials

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2018 (Competitions Editor, Fordham Dispute Resolution Society; Associate Competitions Editor, Fordham Moot Court Board; Staff Member, Fordham Urban Law Journal).
  • University of Michigan, B.A. Sport Management, Minor in Political Science, 2015.
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York