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Ian A. Hammel

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Ian is a longstanding member of Mintz Levin’s bankruptcy and restructuring team and maintains a national, broad-based commercial restructuring practice.  Ian has completed an extensive body of engagements for indenture trustees, bondholders, noteholders, and other sophisticated creditors in bankruptcy, receivership, and other out-of-court and in-court matters throughout the United States.  In addition to his finance-related and more general restructuring work, Ian regularly advises commercial landlords regarding tenant financial distress issues.   Ian’s experience spans a broad range of industries, including health care, hospitality, manufacturing, transportation, education, energy, and nonprofits.

Education

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

Experience

  • Lead the successful work-out and assumption of $130 million of hospital revenue bonds issued for the benefit of California-based Rideout Memorial Hospital;
  • Lead the successful multi-year work-out and reinstatement of $120 million of hospital revenue bonds issued for the benefit of Ohio-based Holzer Heath System;
  • Co-Lead the successful multi-year receivership, work-out and redemption of $45 million of parking revenue bonds issued by Pennsylvania-based Scranton Parking Authority;
  • Co-Lead the representation of the indenture trustee in the multi-year out-of-court workout of $140 million of senior casino revenue notes issued by California-based River Rock Entertainment Authority; 
  • Co-Lead the representation of the indenture trustee for $650 million of mine-related senior notes issued by Molycorp, Inc. in Delaware chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Co-Lead the representation of the indenture trustee for $20 million of college-related revenue bonds issued for the benefit of Dowling College in New York chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Lead the successful work-out and restructuring of $25 million of hospital revenue bonds issued by Oklahoma-based Kingfisher Hospital Authority;
  • Co-Lead the successful redemption of $30 million of hotel revenue bonds issued by Lafayette Yard Community Development Corp. in New Jersey chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Co-Lead the representation of a surgical hospital facility landlord to Victory Health Care in Texas chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings;
  • Co-Lead the representation of the indenture trustee for $80 million of hospital revenue and general obligation bonds issued by Tulare Local Health Care District in California chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings.

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2018 - 2019)
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Finance: Municipal Bankruptcy (2014 – 2016, 2018)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights list (2005 - 2011) 

Involvement

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, National Federation of Municipal Analysts
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association

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