Michael P. Pompeo

michael.pompeo dbr.com
Phone: (212) 248-3184
Fax: (212) 248-3141

About

Michael P. Pompeo is the guy you call when dealing with a financially distressed company. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and related litigation. Mike is vice-chair of the firm's Corporate Restructuring Practice Group.

Mike advises clients, including debtors, trustees, receivers, committees, borrowers, lenders, creditors, investors, sellers, purchasers and others in all stages of complex restructuring transactions, such as in-court and out-of-court reorganizations, debt restructurings, acquisitions and divestitures. Mike has advised troubled companies and their boards when nearing the “zone of insolvency”. He also regularly represents insurers in mass tort Chapter 11 cases involving asbestos, environmental, product liability and special liability claims. Mike currently serves as the state court receiver in a multimillion-dollar securities fraud Ponzi scheme.

Mike is a member of the firm’s Intake Committee and former member of the firm’s Professional Development Committee. Mike once bowled a perfect game in his church league. He bowls overhand.

Experience

  • In re Archdiocese of Portland (Bankr. D. Or.) – Represented insurance company in complex mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re BC Sports Collectibles (Bankr. D. Del.) – Represented Chapter 11 debtor retailer with 50 retail store locations in twelve states.
  • In re Budd Company, Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.) - Representing insurance company in asbestos liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Catholic Bishop of Northern Alaska (Bankr. D. Alaska) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Corinthian Colleges, et al. (Bankr. D. Del.) – Represented purchaser of 56 career colleges.
  • In re Diocese of Davenport (Bankr. S.D. Iowa) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Diocese of Tucson (Bankr. D. Ariz.) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re DMX/Maxide (Bankr. D. Del.) – Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.
  • In re Energy Future Holding Corp. (Bankr. D. Del.) – Represented indentured trustee for secured bondholders in litigation related to bondholders’ right to make-whole premium.
  • In re Fletcher International (Bankr. S.D.N.Y) – Represented auditor in Chapter 11 case involving master hedge fund and feeder funds.
  • In re First Page Associates, Inc. (Bankr. D.N.J.) - Represented Chapter 11 debtor window and door manufacturer.
  • In re General Motors Corp. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Jones Stephens (Bankr. D. Del.) – Represented Chapter 11 debtor plumbing goods wholesaler.
  • In re Kentile Floors, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) - Represented insurance company in asbestos liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Manhattan Bagel Company, Inc. (Bankr. D.N.J.) – Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.
  • In re Mark IV Industries, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) - Represented insurance company in environmental liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Mediashift Inc. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.) – Represented DIP lender and purchaser of assets in Chapter 11 case of advertising company.
  • In re Metex Mfg. Corporation (Bankr. S.D.N.Y) - Represented insurance company in asbestos liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re MIIX Group, Inc. (Bankr. D.N.J.) – Represented publicly traded Chapter 11 debtor parent company of medical professional liability insurer and its affiliates.
  • In re Napa Home & Garden, Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Oak Rock Financial (Bankr. E.D.N.Y.) – Represent equity investor in Chapter 11 case involving financial services firm.
  • In re Perpetua Inc. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Princeton Video Image, Inc. (Bankr.D.N.J.) – Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.
  • In re Robert Brennan (Bankr.D.N.J.) – Represented Chapter 11 trustee in securities fraud bankruptcy case.
  • In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana (Bankr. D. Mont.) - Represented insurance company in mass tort liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Sagecrest II LLC (Bankr. D. Conn.) - Represented insurance company in complex Chapter 11 case in connection with section 363 sale of.
  • In re Society of Jesus, Oregon Province (Bankr. D. Or.) - Represented insurance company in mass tort special liability Chapter 11 case.
  • In re Washington Mutual Inc. (Bankr. D. Del.) - Represented insurance company in complex Chapter 11 case.

Recognitions

“Saviors of St. Mary’s”, New Jersey Law Journal

Awards Methodology (www.drinkerbiddle.com/content/awards)

Saviors of St. Mary’s

New Jersey Law Journal

Credentials

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Seton Hall University, M.B.A., 1992
  • Fairfield University, B.S., 1990

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Organizations

  • Turnaround Management Association, New York City Chapter, Programming Sub-Committee