Mr. Steel’s practice covers all aspects of domestic and cross-border corporate restructurings, including distressed financings and acquisitions, crisis management, and corporate governance. Mr. Steel has experience working with teams representing debtors, creditors, and corporate sponsors on both out-of-court and chapter 11 restructurings across a wide spectrum of industries, including, among others:
- Representing Gulf of Mexico, offshore energy exploration and production company Fieldwood Energy in connection with its chapter 11 cases.
- Representing international marine transportation services company GulfMark Offshore in connection with its chapter 11 cases.
- Representing international offshore drilling services company Paragon Offshore in connection with its chapter 11 cases and administration proceedings under the United Kingdom’s Insolvency Act of 1986.
- Representing principal uintaite commercial mining and processing company American Gilsonite in connection with its chapter 11 cases.
Mr. Steel received his J.D. with honors from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, New York, where he was an Articles Editor for the Cardozo Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree in Legal Studies, with a minor in Computer Science, from St. John’s University in Queens, New York.