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L. Katherine Good

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Katie Good is experienced with handling domestic and cross-border bankruptcies. She is highlighted by sources as “very astute politically and technically, and also knowledgeable about Delaware goings on.” She has also been described as a "super-intelligent, substantively skilled lawyer," who has a "really good understanding of the bigger picture in cases."
Extracts from 2018 and 2019 Chambers USA 


L. Katherine Good focuses her practice on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights. She regularly represents debtors, secured lenders, committees, asset purchasers, liquidation trusts, and other parties in chapter 11 cases, as well as foreign representatives and other parties in chapter 15 ancillary proceedings. She regularly litigates in bankruptcy court as well as in appeals before federal district courts and courts of appeals. Katie has also represented companies in successful out of court restructurings and pre-packaged and pre-arranged bankruptcy cases. In addition, she has substantial experience with substantive non-consolidation opinions for structured finance transactions.

Representative Matters

Debtor Representations

  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Blackhawk Mining LLC, et al., Case No. 19-11595 (LSS)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Draw Another Circle, LLC, et al., Case No. 16-11452 (KJC) (Hastings Entertainment and MovieStop stores)
  • Special conflicts counsel to certain of the debtors, Verso Corporation, et al., Case No. 16-10163 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Endeavour Operating Company, Case No. 14-12308 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Geokinetics, Inc., et al., Case No. 13-10472 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Ambassadors International, Inc., et al., Case No. 11-11002 (KG) (Windstar cruise line)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Urban Brands, Inc., et al., Case No. 10-13005 (KJC) (Ashley Stewart stores)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Premier International Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 09-12019 (CSS) (Six Flags theme parks)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Magna Entertainment Corp., et al., Case No. 09-10720 (MFW)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, In re Aleris International, Inc., et al., Case No. 09-10478 (BLS)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, SemCrude, L.P., et al., Case No. 08-11525 (BLS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Mervyn's Holdings, LLC, et al., Case No. 08-11586 (KG) (Mervyn's department stores)
  • Counsel to debtors, Linens Holding Co., et al., Case No. 08-10832 (CSS) (Linens 'n Things department stores)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Hoop Holdings, LLC, et al., Case No. 08-10544 (BLS) (The Disney Stores)

Secured Lender Representations

  • Co-counsel to certain prepetition and postpetition lenders, Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., et al., Case No. 18-10518 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the prepetition and postpetition administrative agent, Tuscany International Holdings (U.S.A.) Ltd., et al., Case No. 14-10193 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the prepetition and postpetition lender, Laboratory Partners, Inc., et al., Case No. 13-12769 (PJW)
  • Co-counsel to the DIP administrative agent, Exide Technologies, Case No. 13-11482 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to certain prepetition and postpetition lenders, Rotech Healthcare Inc., et al., Case No. 13-10741 (PJW)
  • Co-counsel to the prepetition and postpetition administrative agent, LCI Holding Company, Inc., et al., Case No. 12-13319 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the prepetition and postpetition administrative agent, Monitor Company Group Limited Partnership, et al., Case No. 12-13042(CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the prepetition and postpetition administrative agent, Southern Air Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 12-12690 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the prepetition and postpetition administrative agent, AFA Investment Inc., et al., Case No. 12-11127 (MFW)

Committee Representations

  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Fleetwood Acquisition Corp., et al., Case No. 19-12330 (KBO)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Yueting Jia, Case No. 19-12220 (KBO)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Case No. 19-12051 (MFW)
  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Avenue Stores, LLC, et al., Case No. 19-11842 (LSS)
  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Cedar Haven Acquisition, LLC, Case No. 19-11736 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of the unsecured creditors, Emerge Energy Services LP, et al., Case No. 19-11563 (KBO)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Charming Charlie Holdings Inc., et al., Case No. 19-11534 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Z Gallerie, LLC, et al., Case No. 19-10488 (LSS)
  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Charlotte Russe Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 19-10210 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Samuels Jewelers, Inc., Case No. 18-11818 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Heritage Home Group LLC, et al., Case No. 18-11736 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, The Rockport Company, LLC, et al., Case No. 18-11145 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Videology, Inc., et al., Case No. 18-11120 (BLS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, VER Technologies Holdco LLC, et al., Case No. 18-10834 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the ad hoc committee of noteholders, EV Energy Partners L.P., et al., Case No. 18-10814 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Hobbico, Inc., et al., Case No. 18-10055 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Rentech WP U.S., Inc., et al., Case No. 17-12958 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Velocity Holding Company, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-12442 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, GST AutoLeather Inc., et al., Case No. 17-12100 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Vitamin World, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-11933 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, TK Holdings Inc., Case No. 17-11375 (BLS)
  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Tidewater, Inc. Case No. 17-11132 (BLS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Rupari Holding Corp., et al., Case No. 17-10793 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Optima Specialty Steel, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-12789 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Constellation Enterprises LLC, et al., Case No. 16-11213 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Emerald Oil, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-10704 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Northshore Mainland Services, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-11402 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, RadioShack Corporation, et al., Case No. 15-10197 (BLS)
  • Co-counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Quantum Foods LLC, et al., Case No. 14-10318 (KJC)
  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Highway Technologies, Inc., Case No. 13-11326 (KJC)
  • Counsel to the official committee of unsecured creditors, Nortel Networks Inc., et al., Case No. 09-10138 (KG)

Asset Purchaser Representations

  • Co-counsel to the DIP lender and stalking horse purchaser, Candi Controls, Inc., Case No. 18-10679 (CSS)
  • Counsel to backup bidder, Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC, et al., Case No. 17-10064 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the purchaser, ASR Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 10-12353 (MFW) (American Safety Razor)

Chapter 15 Representations

  • Counsel to landlord, Axios Logistics Solutions, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-10438 (BLS)
  • Counsel to foreign representative, The John Forsyth Shirt Company Ltd., et al., Case No. 13-10526 (SCC) (Bankr. S.D.N.Y)
  • Counsel to the foreign debtors, Arctic Glacier International Inc., et al., Case No. 12-10605 (KG)
  • Counsel to foreign representative, Salerno Plastic Film and Bags (USA) Inc., Case No. 10-14504 (REL) (Bankr. N.D.N.Y.)
  • Counsel to the foreign representative, W.C. Wood Corporation, Inc., Case No. 09-11893 (KG)
  • Counsel to the foreign representative, Chemokine Therapeutics Corp., Case No. 09-11189 (PJW)
  • Counsel to asset purchaser and DIP lender, Destinator Technologies, Inc., Case No. 08-11003 (CSS)

Other Significant Representations

  • Counsel to large unsecured creditor and litigation counterparty, Gibson Brands, Inc., Case No. 18-11025 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to significant secured parties protecting their rights in certain collateral, The Weinstein Company Holdings LLC, et al., Case No. 18-10601 (MFW)
  • Counsel to significant litigation counterparty, Hercules Offshore, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-11385 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to majority equity and subordinated participation holder, Golden County Foods, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-11062 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to majority equity holder, Boomerang Tube, LLC, et al., Case No. 15-11247 (MFW)

Events & Speaking Engagements

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Education

Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2006

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with honors, 2003

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Listed in Chambers USA, 2014-present
  • Listed in Delaware Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, 2014-present
  • Listed in “40 & Under Hot List” by Benchmark Litigation, 2017-present
  • Chair, Delaware State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, 2018-present
  • Co-Chair (Corporate), Delaware State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, 2017-2018
  • Secretary, Delaware State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section, 2016-2017
  • Advisory Committee, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Delaware Network
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, INSOL International
  • Member: Delaware State Bar Association
  • Barrister, Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
  • Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Joyce Bihary of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2006-2007