Dick has more than 30 years’ experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, lessors and lessees and indenture trustees in all aspects of workouts, bankruptcy and reorganization. He also advises clients with respect to purchases of assets out of bankruptcy, structuring and enforcement of derivatives contracts, bankruptcy implications for commercial and finance transactions and structuring and litigation strategies.

In addition, Dick handles financing matters, with a focus on representing institutional investors and others with respect to leveraged leases of equipment, real estate, secured and unsecured transactions, both senior and subordinate.

Representative Client Work

  • Represented the trustee for holders of subordinated bonds of AtHome Corp. in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented a secured bank syndicate in connection with the confirmed prepackaged reorganization plan under Chapter 11 of Galaxy Telecom LLC
  • Represented a secured bank syndicate in workout of obligation of Alarm Security Monitoring
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of secured bonds of TWA in two Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of RBX Corporation in two Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Sheffield Steel Corporation in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of AMF Corporation in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Arch Wireless Communications in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Outboard Marine Corp. in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Insilco Technologies in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holder of bonds of Ogden N.Y. Services, Inc. in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the holder of notes secured by property and leases to Levitz Furniture Corporation in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented holders of notes secured by property and leases to Circle K Corporation in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented a bank syndicate in the workout and restructuring of debt of a multi-location restaurant operator
  • Represented an insurance company in the workout of obligations of a regional warehouse operator
  • Represented the indenture trustee for the holder of PIK Notes in restructurings of an integrated food processing company
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Diamond Brands in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Thermadyne Inc. in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the indenture trustee for holders of bonds of Greate Bay Hotel & Casino, Inc. (Sands Hotel – Atlantic City) in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented a bank syndicate in connection with the foreclosure, bankruptcy and liquidation of secured claims against Aztec Technology Partners
  • Represented the purchaser of assets of Neuromedical Systems, Inc. in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the trustees for holders of tranches of enhanced equipment trust certificates and other lenders in public and private financings secured by aircraft owned by or leased to United Airlines in Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Represented the trustees for holders of tranches of enhanced equipment trust certificates and other lenders in public and private financings secured by aircraft owned by or leased to Northwest Airlines in Chapter 11 proceedings

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Williams College

Community Engagement

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Alzheimer’s Association

Awards & Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America (2008-2020)
  • PLC Which Lawyer?, Leading Lawyer in Restructuring and Insolvency (2010)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2010-2019)

Seminars & Presentations

  • "Bankruptcy Issues - The End of the Road?," speaker, 2008 American College of Investment Counsel Annual Meeting and Education Conference, New York City, October 23 - 24, 2008
  • Airline Restructuring Conference, speaker, New York City, 2006

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