Ian A. Hammel

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  • Cornell University (JD, 1996)
  • Union College (BA, History, 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Ian brings over a decade of experience representing bond trustees, bond insurers, mutual funds, note holders, and other sophisticated creditors in bankruptcy and distress environments across a broad range of industries, including health care, senior housing, transportation, energy, and manufacturing. He has advised indenture trustees, bondholders, and note-holders.

During law school, he was an associate editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Representative Matters

  • In re Franciscan Communities St. Mary of the Woods, Inc.
  • In re Northampton Generating LLC, Kinney vs. The Westerly Hospital, Inc.
  • In re Linden Ponds, Inc, In re Sumner Regional Health Systems
  • In re Monarch Landing, Inc
  • In re Erickson Retirement Communities, LLC
  • In re Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.
  • In re Calpine Corp.
  • In re Delta Air Lines, Inc

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2005 – 2011)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Section
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute.