Maeghan J. McLoughlin

Special Counsel

New York
Phone number
(212) 808-7911

Named among The Best Lawyers in Americas Ones to Watch,” Maeghan McLoughlin helps clients in all stages of the commercial bankruptcy process.

Maeghan is experienced in all stages of the commercial bankruptcy process, having represented debtors-in-possession, creditors’ committees, chapter 11 and chapter 7 trustees, receivers, secured lenders, and landlords in various bankruptcy proceedings.

While in law school, Maeghan served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Burton R. Lifland, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York, and the Honorable Joanna Seybert, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors

American Blue Ribbon; American Tire Distributors; Amerimark Interactive; Edwards Mail Service; Forma Brands; FTD Companies, Inc.; Houlihan’s; Independent Pet Partners; Innovative Mattress Solutions, LLC; John Varvatos; Krystal Company; Mattress Pal Holding, LLC; MediaMath; NPC International (Pizza Hut and Wendy’s franchisee); Packable Holdings; Peabody Energy; Portrait Innovations; Rite Aid; RMH Holdings (Applebee’s Franchisee); Serta Simmons Bedding; Soft Surroundings; The Limited; BowFlex; Thrasio; Restoration Forest


Diesel USA, Inc.; Gymboree I and Gymboree II; Ignite Restaurant Group (Joe’s Crab Shack); Payless I and Payless II; rue21, Inc.; Sears Holding Corporation; Shopko; Southern Foods Group, LLC; Toys R” Us; WeWork

Indenture Trustees

Airplanes Group; iHeart Media

Select Matters

Represented an energy corporation and four affiliated debtors in their chapter 11 cases. The debtors were engaged primarily in the business of managing various oil and gas-related interests, as well as providing environmental remediation management services. The companies had significant environmental remediation obligations and litigation liabilities.

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors of one of the largest privately owned coal producers, and 153 of its subsidiaries, which collectively held $10.1 billion in prepetition debt.

The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch” (Woodward/White, Inc.), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021-2024.

International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, New York Chapter, board member

American Bankruptcy Institute