Heesoo Park joined Ropes & Gray’s business restructuring group in 2022.
During law school, Heesoo served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Timothy A. Barnes for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Northern Illinois. Heesoo also served as the research editor for the UCC Reporter-Digest, and as an oralist for the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team.
Heesoo also has experience working as a law clerk for a leading Korean law firm in Seoul and serving in the Republic of Korea Army.
- Assisted team representing Juice Plus+ in the negotiation and consummation of an out-of-court restructuring transaction with the unanimous participation of the company’s lenders that reduced the company’s debt and preferred equity obligations by over $300 million, extended the maturities of its revolving credit facility and term loans by four and two years, respectively, and raised $30 million of new money from the company’s existing equity holders who retained control of the company.
- Assisted team representing Tecomet, Inc., together with certain of its affiliates, in the refinancing of its approximately $1 billion capital structure, including through the provision of a new revolving credit facility and privately placed first-lien term loan. Tecomet is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of orthopedic, robotic assisted, and minimally invasive surgical products, as well as precision components for the aerospace and defense industry.
- Assisted team representing Vesta Holdings, LLC and certain of its subsidiaries in their chapter 11 cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Vesta was an insurance brokerage service provider for individual and corporate clients across the United States, primarily concentrating on property and casualty insurance offerings. During its chapter 11 cases, Vesta effectuated an all asset sale of its business and confirmed its plan of liquidation, which was supported by 100% of secured lenders and general unsecured creditors who voted on the plan.