Todd C. Meyers
Partner

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309

The Grace Building 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY USA 10036

Overview

Todd Meyers is co-Team Leader of Kilpatrick's Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring team. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency matters and represents committees, trade creditors, indenture trustees, secured lenders, buyers, and debtors in both workouts and bankruptcy proceedings.

While in law school, he served as executive articles editor of the Bankruptcy Developments Journal. He was the 1991 Emory Tax Scholar.

Mr. Meyers has been listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2006 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law and he is listed in the 2023 and the ten immediately preceding editions as Band 1 for Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law. He was recognized by the Legal 500 US for Bankruptcy Law in 2009, for Corporate Restructuring in 2015 and the four years immediately preceding, and as a "Leading Lawyer" for Corporate Restructuring in 2013. Mr. Meyers was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2014 and 2015 in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and again in 2024 and the eight years immediately preceding in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation. He was also named the 2022 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Bankruptcy Litigation by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Meyers has been named numerous times to the "Legal Elite" list for Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights by Georgia Trend magazine, most recently in 2017. He has also been named for several years as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Super Lawyers magazine, most recently in 2023 and the seven years immediately preceding for Business Bankruptcy. In 2014, Mr. Meyers was named one of the 40 Masters of the Bench of the W. Homer Drake Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court. He is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

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Experience

Represent official creditors committee for emergency room services provider with over $600 million in debt.

Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Lannett Company, Inc., et al. in chapter 11 proceedings in the District of Delaware. The debtors had approximately $657 million in aggregate outstanding principal amount of funded debt obligations, of which approximately $100 million was unsecured.

Currently represent Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB as successor trustee and collateral agent for senior secured second lien notes due 2026 with an outstanding principal amount of approximately $105 million.

Currently represent Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB as successor trustee and collateral agent for unsecured notes due 2026 with an outstanding principal amount of approximately $750 million.

Represent official creditors committee for maker of ophthalmology/optometry software with over $100 million in debt.

Currently represent the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of an international manufacturer of medical devices with over $400 million in debt. In re Invacare Corporation, Case No. 23-90068 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2023).

Currently represent first lien agent under credit facilities for healthcare companies in connection with over $3 billion in secured debt. In re Envision Healthcare Corporation, et al., Case No. 23-90342 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2023).

Currently represent first through third lien agent under credit facilities for cosmetics company in connection with over $500 million in secured debt.

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors for frac sand miner, processor, and distributor with more than $280 million of secured debt and over $500 million of unsecured debt. In re Emerge Energy Services LP, et al., Case No. 19-11563 (Bankr. D. Del. 2019).

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in cases of provider of fresh-cut fruit, vegetables, and other ingredients to supermarkets, club stores, conveniences stores, and food-service customers with approximately $200 million of secured and unsecured debt. In re Country Fresh Holding Company, Case No. 21-30574 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2021).

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors of a producer of mine-to-wellhead fine grain frac sand with approximately $500 million of debt and now represent the liquidating trustee under the debtor’s confirmed plan of liquidation in bankruptcy. In re Vista Proppants and Logistics, LLC, Case No. 20-42002 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2020).

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Chapter 11 cases of iconic firearms manufacturer with more than $100 million of secured debt and $250 million of unsecured debt. In re Colt Holding Co., LLC, et al., Case No. 15-11296-LSS (Bankr. D. Del. 2015).

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors for oilfield service provider to onshore oil industry having over $500 million of secured and unsecured debt. In re Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc., Case No. 17-10949 (Bankr. D. Del. 2017).

Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors for grocery co-op employing more than 550 employees. Debtors listed approximately $300 million in secured and unsecured debt. In re Central Grocers, Inc., Case No. 17-13886 (Bankr. D. Del. 2017).

Represented an indenture trustee – and co-chair of committee – for approximately $800 million in pass-through certificates in cases involving an owner and operator of multiple fossil fuel and nuclear power generating facilities throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania. In re FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., et al., Case No. 18-50757 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio 2018).

Represented an indenture trustee and collateral agent for senior secured debt instruments with a principal amount outstanding of approximately $580 million. In re Toys “R” Us, Inc., Case No. 17-34665 (Bankr. E.D. Va. 2017).

Represented an indenture trustee for approximately $700 million in unsecured debt instruments in cases involving one of the largest mall REITs in the country. The indenture trustee was a member of the official committee of unsecured creditors. In re Washington Prime Group Inc., et al. Case No. 21-31948 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2021).

Currently represent an indenture trustee for approximately $475 million in unsecured notes in cases involving owner of 638-mile-long natural gas pipeline. The indenture trustee was a member of the official committee of unsecured creditors. In re Ruby Pipeline, L.L.C., Case No. 22-10278 (Bankr. D. Del. 2022).

Represented an indenture trustee for approximately $1 billion in unsecured debt instruments in cases involving a publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production company. The indenture trustee was co-chair of the official committee of unsecured creditors. In re Energy XXI Ltd, et al., Case No. 16-31928 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2016).

Represented an indenture trustee for approximately $3 billion in unsecured debt instruments in cases involving a publicly traded oil and natural gas company. The indenture trustee was co-chair of the official committee of unsecured creditors. In re Linn Energy, LLC, et al., Case No. 16-60040 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 2016).

Represented an indenture trustee for over $100 million in secured debt instruments in cases involving a publicly traded telecommunication services provider. In re Windstream Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 19-22312 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2019).

Represented the indenture trustee for approximately $560 million of secured notes in cases involving operator of 174 supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. In re Tops Holding II Corp., Case No. 18-22279 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2018).

Represented prepetition secured loan agent and DIP agent for over $300 million in secured debt in the bankruptcy case of a leading provider of inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment services. In re AAC Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 20-11648 (Bankr. D. Del. 2020).

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Education

Emory University J.D. (1991) with honors, Order of the Coif

Indiana University B.S. (1988) Accounting

Admissions

Georgia (1991)

New York (2017)

Professional & Community Activities

W. Homer Drake Jr., Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, Masters of the Bench, Executive Committee

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

American Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Subcommittee on Financial Institution Insolvency Legislation, Member 

Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Member

Turnaround Management Association, Member

Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Member

Emory University's Board of Visitors, Past Member

State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law Section, Member

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