Kelley Drye Selected as Counsel for Soft Surroundings Bankruptcy

Kelley Drye has been selected as counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Soft Surroundings LLC. Soft Surroundings and three affiliated debtors filed for Chapter 11 protection with the Southern District of Texas on September 10, 2023.

Soft Surroundings runs a nationwide chain of retail stores and a direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform for women’s apparel, home, shoe and accessories merchandise. The case is premised on a restructuring support agreement with equity sponsor Brentwood Associates and 100 percent of the Debtors’ capital structure,” the company’s DTC business would be transferred to an affiliate of Coldwater Creek, followed by a subsequent wind-down of the debtors’ brick-and-mortar locations through a plan of reorganization.

Kelley Drye is a full service law firm with a nationally recognized bankruptcy practice that regularly represents creditors’ committees and other creditors across various industries in complex chapter 11 cases. Recent creditors committee cases include: Media Math, AmeriMark Interactive, LLC ESCO d/b/a Shoe City, Independent Pet Partners Holdings, LLC, Serta Simmons Bedding, and Forma Brands (Morphe).

The Kelley Drye team in Soft Surroundings is led by partners Eric Wilson and Jason Adams.