Ian A. Hammel

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

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Ian specializes in bankruptcy, receivership, work out and related matters.  A substantial portion of Ian’s practice involves the representation of bond trustees, bond insurers, mutual funds, note holders, and other sophisticated creditors in distress environments.  Ian also regularly advises commercial landlords regarding tenant insolvency issues.  Ian’s experience spans a broad range of industries, including health care, senior housing, hospitality, transportation, energy, and manufacturing.

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

Representative Matters

  • In re West 380 Care Facility d/b/a Doctors’ Hospital (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • In re Sumner Regional Health Systems (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • Westerly Hospital in Receivership (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • In re Franciscan Communities St. Mary of the Woods (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • In re Linden Ponds (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • Scranton Parking Authority in Receivership (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • In re Delta Airlines (counsel to Indenture Trustee);
  • In re Smurfit Stone Container Corp. (counsel to Indenture Trustee).

Recognitions & Awards

  • Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Finance: Municipal Bankruptcy (2014)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2005 – 2011)

Professional & Community Involvement

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