Craig Wolfe is a partner in the Finance & Bankruptcy Practice Group in Sheppard Mullin's New York office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Wolfe's practice focuses on representing debtors, creditors' committees, individual creditors, lenders, purchasers of assets and indenture trustees in complex Chapter 9, Chapter 11, Chapter 15, and cross-border insolvency cases and out-of-court workouts. He has experience in all aspects of bankruptcy law.
Mr. Wolfe regularly represents creditors' committees in the bankruptcies of companies in various industries, including the maritime, shipping, shipbuilding and offshore petroleum industries. Mr. Wolfe, who was the CEO of a maritime company for more than a decade, has recently served as counsel to the official committees of unsecured creditors in the bankruptcy cases of TMT Shipping (Houston), B+H Ocean Carriers (New York), U.S. Shipping (New York), Derecktor Shipyards (Connecticut), Hawaii Superferry (Delaware), and Bender Shipbuilding (Alabama). Mr. Wolfe also represented the proposed official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 9 bankruptcy of Jefferson County, Alabama.
He also represents chapter 11 debtors and has served as debtor's counsel for companies such as Contessa Premium Foods, Wamaco, Owens Corning, Horizon PCS, Federal Mogul, Imagyn Medical Technologies, Aragon Engineering and the Everyday convenience store chain.
Mr. Wolfe further represents individual clients in the petroleum trading, offshore oil, pipeline, maritime, shipbuilding, food manufacturing, chemical, aircraft steel, publishing, retail, manufacturing and printing industries.
Licensed since 1999
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Transaction of the Year - Mid-Size - Contessa Premium Foods||Turnaround Management Association||2012|
|Recommended for Corporate Restructuring||US Legal 500||2012|
|Recommended for Corporate Restructuring||US Legal 500||2010|
|Partner||Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP||2006 - 2014|
|Attorney||Sidley Austin LLP||1998 - 2006|
|Bender Shipbuilding||Chapter 11 plan confirmed and creditors received distributions on their claims.|
|U.S. Shipping Partners||Chapter 11 plan confirmed and creditors received distributions on their claims.|
|Hawaii Superferry||Chapter 11 plan confirmed and creditors received distributions on their claims.|
|University of California - Berkeley||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Yale Law School||N/A||N/A||N/A|