Matthew M. Roose

Partner

Matt Roose
  • JD, cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 2006
  • BA, Colgate University, 2001

Qualifications

  • New York, 2007

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2007
  • Co-chair, Junior Advisory Board, Tina’s Wish Foundation
  • Law360: Rising Stars Award (2017)

Matthew M. Roose

Partner

Matt represents official and unofficial creditors' and equity committees in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. He also represents significant creditors, lenders and third-party purchasers in connection with chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructuring situations.

Experience

  • Represented Aleris Corporation in the chapter 11 cases of Real Industry.
  • Represented an ad hoc group of noteholders of Forbes Energy Services.
  • Represented Goldman Sachs Asset Management as sponsor of Constellation Enterprises, a chapter 11 debtor.
  • Represented Fidelity Management & Research Co. in the chapter 11 cases of Energy Future Holdings, Inc.
  • Represented ad hoc group of noteholders of Forbes Energy Services in pre-packaged chapter 11 plan.
  • Represented Appaloosa, Centerbridge, Owl Creek, and Aurelius in the chapter 11 cases of Washington Mutual, Inc.
  • Represented Centerbridge, Paulson, and Blackstone in the purchase of Extended Stay, Inc., a chapter 11 debtor.
  • Represented Ascribe Capital and Phoenix Investments in the out-of-court restructuring of Alion Science and Technology Co.
  • Represented an ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with Georgia Gulf Corp.’s debt for equity exchange.
  • Represented an ad hoc group of first lien debt holders in the chapter 11 cases of Merisant Co.
  • Represented the independent directors in connection with the chapter 11 cases of Innkeepers USA Trust.
  • Represented the Equity Committee in connection with the chapter 11 cases of Calpine Corp.
  • Represented the New York Liquidation Bureau and the NYS Department of Financial Services in connection with the $2.1 billion mortgage backed securities settlement between MBIA and Bank of America.
  • Represented the NYS Department of Financial Services in connection with the restructuring of monoline insurers (Syncora, FGIC, MBIA, and CIFG).

The above representations were completed prior to joining Ropes & Gray.

  • JD, cum laude, Brooklyn Law School, 2006
  • BA, Colgate University, 2001
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