Matthew C. Ziegler focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border corporate restructuring and related litigation. Matthew’s clients include ad hoc creditor groups, hedge funds, pension funds, and other significant creditors both in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court reorganizations. He also represents clients in complex bankruptcy litigation and advises clients in connection with their investments in distressed entities.
Counsel to the independent director of one of the victimized investment funds, the independent director of a feeder fund, and the investment advisor to numerous limited partners in connection with the collapse and liquidation proceedings of Abraaj Holdings and Abraaj Investment Management Limited.
Counsel to the United Mine Workers of America Health and Retirement Funds in numerous coal operator bankruptcies and related litigation.
Counsel to ad hoc group of creditors of OAS, S.A., in connection with restructuring of Brazilian infrastructure conglomerate.
Counsel to $3.5 billion ad hoc group of first lien noteholders of Caesars Entertainment in extensive pre-bankruptcy negotiations and chapter 11 cases.
Counsel to holders of Puerto Rican government bonds in challenging constitutionality of proposed Puerto Rican restructuring statute.
Counsel to secured lender agent in Dewey & LeBoeuf chapter 11 cases and to post-emergence Dewey & LeBoeuf Secured Lender Trust.
Counsel to major investment firm defending litigation claims brought by chapter 7 trustee of liquidating REIT Anthracite Capital.
Counsel to significant creditor of Washington Mutual, Inc., in connection with chapter 11 cases and securities litigation.
New York University School of Law, 2010, J.D.
University of Notre Dame, 2004, B.A.
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Awards and Affiliations
New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Articles Editor
New York University School of Law: Dwight D. Opperman Scholar and Dean’s Award Scholar