MELISSA A. HAGER
Special Counsel
(212) 808-5142 (212) 808-5142
MELISSA A. HAGER Special Counsel
Melissa Hager has extensive experience advising a wide array of clients in complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings, asset sales, and insolvency matters throughout the country.  Her clients include official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, unsecured and secured creditors, landlords, and financial institutions in numerous industry sectors including energy, oil and gas, retail, real estate and real estate development, and telecommunications.  Melissa also advises bankruptcy examiners, bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees, and other post-confirmation creditor fiduciaries.

Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors

American Plumbing and Mechanical; Amp’d Mobile; Avado Brands; Avaya Inc.; Bayou Steel BD Holdings, L.L.C.; Bonus Stores; Buehler Foods; Fairfield Residential LLC; FTD, Companies, Inc.; Independence Air; Integrated Health Services; Kmart Corporation; Oneida; Peabody Energy, Inc.; Phar-Mor; TCEH Corp. (Energy Future Holdings Corp.); UCI International, LLC

Post-Confirmation Fiduciaries

APP Winddown, LLC (f/k/a/ American Apparel, LLC); Brookstone Holdings Corp.; FFR Liquidating Trust; MF Global Plan Administrator; ResCap Borrower Claims Trust

Chapter 11 Trustee and Examiner

MF Global Holdings, Ltd.; SemCrude L.P.

Debtors

Crescent Public Communications, Inc.; Delta Financial Corp.; Hovensa LLC; Residential Capital, LLC; Sungevity, Inc.; Tricom SA

Martindale-Hubbell — A/V Rated

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), At Large Director

WorkOUT Professionals, President

American Bankruptcy Institute

Turnaround Management Association

About

Melissa Hager has extensive experience advising a wide array of clients in complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings, asset sales, and insolvency matters throughout the country.  Her clients include official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, unsecured and secured creditors, landlords, and financial institutions in numerous industry sectors including energy, oil and gas, retail, real estate and real estate development, and telecommunications.  Melissa also advises bankruptcy examiners, bankruptcy trustees, liquidating trustees, and other post-confirmation creditor fiduciaries.

Experience

Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors

American Plumbing and Mechanical; Amp’d Mobile; Avado Brands; Avaya Inc.; Bayou Steel BD Holdings, L.L.C.; Bonus Stores; Buehler Foods; Fairfield Residential LLC; FTD, Companies, Inc.; Independence Air; Integrated Health Services; Kmart Corporation; Oneida; Peabody Energy, Inc.; Phar-Mor; TCEH Corp. (Energy Future Holdings Corp.); UCI International, LLC

Post-Confirmation Fiduciaries

APP Winddown, LLC (f/k/a/ American Apparel, LLC); Brookstone Holdings Corp.; FFR Liquidating Trust; MF Global Plan Administrator; ResCap Borrower Claims Trust

Chapter 11 Trustee and Examiner

MF Global Holdings, Ltd.; SemCrude L.P.

Debtors

Crescent Public Communications, Inc.; Delta Financial Corp.; Hovensa LLC; Residential Capital, LLC; Sungevity, Inc.; Tricom SA

Honors

Martindale-Hubbell — A/V Rated

Memberships

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), At Large Director

WorkOUT Professionals, President

American Bankruptcy Institute

Turnaround Management Association

Speaking Engagements