Paul M. Rosenblatt
Partner

1100 Peachtree Street NE Suite 2800, Atlanta, GA USA 30309

Overview

Paul Rosenblatt’s practice focuses on providing sophisticated strategic advice for solving legal and business issues involving corporate and commercial bankruptcy cases, fintech, workout and restructuring matters, and bankruptcy related litigation. His experience includes representing debtors, creditor committees, secured and unsecured creditors, equity holders and bidders/asset acquirers in bankruptcy cases; parties in out-of-court workouts and restructurings; and plaintiffs and defendants in federal, bankruptcy, and state court litigation. He appears in federal, bankruptcy, and state courts throughout the United States.

Mr. Rosenblatt is listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Bankruptcy Law and in every prior edition since first published in 2005. He is also listed in the 2009 Legal 500 US and was selected by his peers as one of "The 2009 Legal Elite: Georgia's Most Effective Lawyers" by Georgia Trend magazine. Mr. Rosenblatt was also named a 2012 and 2016 "Legal Elite" by Georgia Trend in the area of Bankruptcy. He was named a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights in 2008 and 2011 by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Rosenblatt was awarded the "2008 Transaction of the Year" award by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.

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Experience

Represent UMB Bank as indenture trustee in Georgia state and federal court litigation regarding $43 million of municipal bonds related to The Glen at Lake Oconee senior living facility. Case No. 18-00087 (M.D. Ga. 2018); Case No. SUCV2018000239 (Sup. Ct., Greene County, Ga. 2019).

Represent Tiger Capital Group and joint venture entity in acquisition of wholesale bicycle business in a 363 sale in the bankruptcy case of Performance Bicycle filed in the Middle District of North Carolina. Case No. 18-80856 (Bankr. M.D.N.C. 2018).

Represent truck dealer in complying with UCC Article 9 security interests for sales and consignment of chassis directly shipped to upfitters by manufacturers. (2018).

Represent defendant in related California state court fraudulent transfer actions regarding real property located in Southern California. Case No. 30-2017-00929218 (Sup. Ct., Orange County, Ca. 2017); Case No. 30-2017-00936368 (Sup. Ct., Orange County, Cal. 2017).

Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for claims exceeding $40 million for a provider of environmental solutions to shale oil and natural gas producers in the bankruptcy case of Nuverra Environmental Services filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 17-10949 (Bankr. D. Del. 2017).

Represent Drax Group, a British electrical power producer, in a 363 bankruptcy sale as buyer for a biomass pellet facility located in Louisiana valued at over $35 million in the bankruptcy case of Louisiana Pellets filed in the Western District of Louisiana. Case No. 16-80162 (Bankr. W.D. La. 2016).

Represent lender to debtor and the reorganized entity following confirmation of a Chapter 11 plan for an alternative energy company in the bankruptcy case of Blue Earth filed in the Northern District of California. Case No. 16-30296 (Bankr. N.D. Cal. 2016).

Represented Wilmington Trust, N.A. as indenture trustee and member of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for an oil and natural gas exploration and production company with over $3 billion in liabilities in the bankruptcy case of Energy XXI filed in the Southern District of Texas. Case No. 16-31928 (Bankr. S.D. Tx. 2016).

Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for a North American apparel manufacturer and retailer with $400 million in liabilities in the bankruptcy case of American Apparel filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 15-12055 (Bankr. D. Del. 2015).

Represented buyer in a $55 million Chapter 11 plan sale for a retail chain of faith based book stores in the bankruptcy case of Family Christian Bookstores filed in the Western District of Michigan. Case No. 15-00643 (Bankr. W.D. Mich. 2015).

Represented Yellowpages.Com in a Georgia state court UCC Article 9 $5 million collection action. Case No. 15CV6950-10 (Sup. Ct., DeKalb County, Ga. 2015).

Represented Innotrac as warehouse and internet sales fulfillment provider to clothing store chain with 400 stores in the bankruptcy case of Dots filed in the District of New Jersey. Case No. 14-11016 (Bankr. D. N.J. 2014).

Represented Oldcastle as bidder in a 363 sale for a producer of garden products, soils, and fertilizers in the bankruptcy case of Country Stone Holdings filed in the Central District of Illinois. Case No. 14-81854 (Bankr. C.D. Il. 2014).

Represented buyer in a 363 sale for real estate located in Charlotte, North Carolina in the bankruptcy case of Langtree Ventures filed in the Western District of North Carolina. Case No. 14-50601 (Bankr. W.D. N.C. 2014).

Represented Oldcastle Materials as bidder in a 363 sale for building and roofing products in the bankruptcy case of JEH Roofing filed in the Northern District of Texas. Case No. 13-42397 (Bankr. N.D. Tx. 2013).

Represented CGL Management Group as buyer in a 363 sale for the Irwin County Detention Center in the bankruptcy case of Municipal Corrections filed in the Northern District of Georgia. Case No. 13-50786 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2013).

Represented Equifax as provider of data services and member of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for an information and data services company in the TLO bankruptcy case filed in the Southern District of Florida. Case No. 13-20853 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2013).

Represented Intercontinental Hotel Group throughout the United States in numerous bankruptcy cases involving hotel franchisees. (2012).

Represented Flowers Foods as buyer in a $355 million 363 sale in acquiring Wonder Bread and other assets in the bankruptcy case of Hostess Brands filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 12-22052 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2012).

Represented lender to debtor for four shopping centers in Georgia and South Carolina in the bankruptcy case of Stafford Rhodes filed in the Middle District of Georgia. Case No. 12-70859 (Bankr. M.D. Ga. 2012).

Represented lender to debtor for apartment complex near Savannah, Georgia in the bankruptcy case of Alexander Apartments filed in the Southern District of Georgia. Case No. 12-20272 (Bankr. S.D. Ga. 2012).

Represented Oldcastle Materials as buyer in a 363 sale for assets of a producer of precast concrete products in a 363 sale in the bankruptcy case of Modern Precast filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Case No. 12-21304 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 2012).

Represented lender to debtor for an apartment complex west of Midtown Atlanta in the bankruptcy case of Ten Side Holdings filed in the Northern District of Georgia. Case No. 10-93402 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2010).

Represented Oldcastle as buyer in a 363 sale for assets of a producer of precast concrete products in the bankruptcy case of Duratek Precast filed in the Middle District of Florida. Case No. 10-22876 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2010).

Represented Oldcastle Materials as buyer in a 363 sale for assets of a ready mix concrete producer and materials importer in the bankruptcy case of Schwab Industries filed in the Northern District of Ohio. Case No. 10-60702 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio 2010).

Represented buyer in a 363 sale for biometric recording clothing in the bankruptcy case of VivoMetrics filed in the Central District of California. Case No. 09-14307 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2009).

Represented financial institution in loan workout related to ESOP transaction. (2009).

Represented financial institution in numerous loan workouts throughout the United States. (2009).

Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for a Florida resort operator with liabilities exceeding $100 million in the bankruptcy case of Amelia Island Company filed in the Middle District of Florida. Case No. 09-09601 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2009).

Represented Official Committee of Equity Security Holders for group of hedge funds located in the United States and Bermuda that conducted business primarily through structured finance and real estate investment and development in the bankruptcy case of SageCrest II LLC filed in the District of Connecticut. Case No. 08-50754 (Bankr. D. Conn. 2008).

Represented Friedman's Inc. and Crescent Jewelers Inc., a leading U.S. operator of retail jewelry stores, as debtors' counsel in their bankruptcy cases filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 08-10161 (Bankr. D. Del. 2008).

Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for large producer of plastic film with over 1,200 employees and more than $250 million in debt in the bankruptcy case of Atlantis Plastics filed in the Northern District of Georgia. Case No. 08-75473 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2008).

Represented AT&T on a multimillion dollar claim in the bankruptcy case of Inphonic filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 07-11666 (Bankr. D. Del. 2007).

Represented AT&T, a creditors committee member, in Southern District of Alabama bankruptcy case of Trinsic Inc., a provider of phone and data services to over 200,000 residential and business subscribers. Case No. 07-10324 (Bankr. S.D. Ala. 2007).

Represented an Atlanta-based private equity fund regarding bankruptcy services for an agriculture-oriented portfolio company. (2006).

Represented defendant maker of quality chocolates and a subsidiary of online retailer in a suit brought by the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee alleging breach of contract and lost profits in the bankruptcy case of Beny Bigalos filed in the District of Maryland. Case No. 05-26876 (Bankr. D. Md. 2005).

Represented Bi-Lo LLC and Southern Family Markets as buyers in a 363 sale for grocery stores in the bankruptcy case of Winn-Dixie filed in the Middle District of Florida. Case No. 05-03817 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2005).

Represented Innotrac Corporation as warehouse and sales fulfillment provider to Tactica International in a bankruptcy case filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 04-16805 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2005).

Represented Dagur Group hf, a bidder for assets in a 363 asset sale in the bankruptcy case of Maxide/DMX Music filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 05-10429 (Bankr. D. Del. 2005).

Represented major airline following bankruptcy in ESOP litigation arising out of alleged stock drop. Case No. 04-2592 (N.D. Ga. 2004).

Represented Initiative Media in a $7.2 million preference lawsuit asserted by the trustee overseeing the post-confirmation liquidation of Rhodes Inc. and related debtors filed in the Northern District of Georgia. Case No. 04-78434 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 2004).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of Vartec Telecom, Inc. filed in the Northern District of Texas. Case No. 04-81694 (Bankr. N.D. Tx. 2004).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of Teligent filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 04-81694 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2004).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of Allegiance Telecom filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 03-13057 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2003).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of Adelphia Business Solutions filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 02-11389 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2002).

Represented Aaron Rents in fraudulent transfer litigation regarding franchisee’s acquisition of assets of another company that subsequently filed for bankruptcy in the Eastern District of Tennessee. Case No. 03-03209 (Bankr. E.D. Tenn. 2002).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of Focal Communications filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 02-13709 (Bankr. D. Del. 2002).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of Global Crossing filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 02-40188 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2002).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of MCI/WorldCom filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 02-13533 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2002).

Represented AT&T (f/k/a BellSouth Telecommunications Inc.) in the bankruptcy case of e.Spire Communications filed in the District of Delaware. Case No. 01-00974 (Bankr. D. Del. 2001).

Represented lender for tractor trailer leases in the bankruptcy case of Builders Transport filed in the Northern District of Georgia. Case No. 98-68798 (Bankr. N.D. Ga 1998).

Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for sporting goods manufacturer and distributor in the bankruptcy case of RDM Sports Group filed in the Northern District of Georgia. Case No. 97-12788 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 1997).

Represented debtors in the involuntary bankruptcy case of Kingston Square filed in the Southern District of New York. Case No. 96-44962 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 1996).

Reported Decisions:

In re Family Christian, LLC, 545 B.R. 567 (Bankr. W.D. Mich. 2016) (cure amount for assignment of real property lease).

In re Family Christian, LLC, 533 B.R. 600 (Bankr. W.D. Mich. 2015) (decision regarding motion to sell assets).

In re SageCrest II, LLC, 414 B.R. 9 (Bankr. D. Conn. 2009) (redemption of LLC investment claim or equity).

In re Adelphia Business Solutions, Inc., 280 B.R. 63 (Bankr. S.D. N.Y. 2002) (determination of utility adequate assurance under Bankruptcy Code Section 366).

In re Jason Realty, L.P., 59 F.3d 423 (3d Cir. 1995) (assignment of rents and property of the bankruptcy estate).

In re Geriatrics Nursing Home, Inc., 187 B.R. 128 (D. N.J. 1995) (Chapter 11 debtor exclusivity period).

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Emory University, J.D. (1994)

Emory University, B.A., Accounting and Finance (1991)

Admissions

Georgia (1997)

New York (1995)

New Jersey (1994)

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey - Maryanne Trump Barry (Jun-Aug 1992)

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Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Member

The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta, Board of Directors

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