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Ronald Barliant is Of Counsel in the firm's Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group. He represents debtors and creditors in complex bankruptcy cases. His debtor representations have included a machine tool manufacturing company in a Delaware Chapter 11 case involving significant environmental and mass tort liabilities (plan confirmed with future claimants trust 11 months after filing), a wireless telecommunications carrier in a Chapter 11 case requiring the restructuring of debts owed the FCC for PCS licenses (plan confirmed five months after filing), and a home products manufacturing company in a pre-negotiated Chapter 11 case involving a debt-for-equity swap and the issuance of new debt securities (plan confirmed 75 days after filing).
His creditor representations have included the indenture trustee for most of the aircraft operated by United Airlines; pre-petition secured lenders and debtor in possession lenders in the Chapter 11 cases of a large manufacturing company, a foundry and a food distributor, automotive parts suppliers, and real estate developers; a secured creditor resisting substantive consolidation in the Delaware case of a sub-prime lender; and claimants in asbestos-related Chapter 11 cases. He has also represented individuals in complex Chapter 7 cases, and both petitioning creditors and alleged debtors in contested involuntary bankruptcy cases.