December 16, 2014
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP has been selected as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of dELiA*s, Inc., et al. On December 7, 2014, dELiA*s, Inc. and eight affiliates filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The cases are pending before the Honorable Robert Drain in White Plains. On December 12, 2014, the creditors’ committee selected Kelley Drye as its bankruptcy counsel.
Founded in 1993, dELiA*s, Inc. is a retail company primarily marketing to teenage girls and young women, which sells apparel, accessories, and footwear through its website, direct mail catalogs and mall-based retail stores. dELiA*s currently operates 92 stores in 29 states.
Kelley Drye is a full service law firm with a national bankruptcy practice that regularly represents creditors’ committees and other parties in complex chapter 11 cases. Kelley Drye’s creditor-oriented practice is involved in virtually every major retail bankruptcy case in the country, and our award winning bankruptcy representations have been recognized by the Turnaround Management Association, the Association for Corporate Growth, the Global M&A Network, the M&A Advisor, and The Deal Pipeline.
The Kelley Drye team in dELiA*s is led by partner Robert L. LeHane and associate Gilbert R. Saydah Jr.