Brett M. Haywood

Associate

302.651.7729
302.498.7701 (fax)
haywood@rlf.com

Brett Haywood is an associate in the firm's Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Department.  Brett focuses his practice on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and insolvency matters.  He represents debtors, strategic buyers, and lenders throughout the capital structure on all aspects of restructuring.  In law school, Brett interned at the Office of the United States Trustee for Region One in Boston, Massachusetts, and for the Honorable Joan N. Feeney of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Experience

  • TK Holdings Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • GulfMark Offshore, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Hancock Fabrics, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • BIND Therapeutics, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Verso Corp. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Suntech America, Inc. – Counsel to debtors
  • Essar Steel Algoma, Inc. – Co-counsel to foreign representative
  • Horsehead Holding Corp. – Counsel to equity committee
  • Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC – Co-counsel to DIP lender and stalking horse purchaser
  • Optima Steel Specialty, Inc. – Co-counsel to DIP lender
  • IMX Acquisition Corp. – Co-counsel to stalking horse purchaser
  • Lily Robotics, Inc. – Co-counsel to creditors’ committee

Awards

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence, 2013

Education

  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 2013
  • B.A., Northeastern University, 2008

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2015
  • Massachusetts, 2014

Clerkships

  • The Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 2014-2015
  • The Honorable Elizabeth S. Stong, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2013-2014

Practices

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Experience

  • TK Holdings Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • GulfMark Offshore, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Hancock Fabrics, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • BIND Therapeutics, Inc. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Verso Corp. – Co-counsel to debtors
  • Suntech America, Inc. – Counsel to debtors
  • Essar Steel Algoma, Inc. – Co-counsel to foreign representative
  • Horsehead Holding Corp. – Counsel to equity committee
  • Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC – Co-counsel to DIP lender and stalking horse purchaser
  • Optima Steel Specialty, Inc. – Co-counsel to DIP lender
  • IMX Acquisition Corp. – Co-counsel to stalking horse purchaser
  • Lily Robotics, Inc. – Co-counsel to creditors’ committee

Clerkships

  • The Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 2014-2015
  • The Honorable Elizabeth S. Stong, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2013-2014

Education

  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 2013
  • B.A., Northeastern University, 2008

Awards

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence, 2013