- International Practice
- Real Estate and Projects
- Broker-Dealer and Market Regulation
- Financial Institutions
- Labor and Employment
- Securities Regulation
- Climate Change
- Financial Restructuring
- Strategic Communications
- Corporate and Securities
- Private Client Services
- Educational Institutions
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Renée M. Dailey
Renée Dailey is a member of Bracewell & Giuliani’s Finance and Financial Restructuring teams. Described in Legal 500 as a "first-class restructuring lawyer with a strong work ethic” and as an attorney who is "especially adept at pursuing matters that require persistence and focus," Ms. Dailey advises institutional investors in connection with their investment activities and proposed investment structures and focuses on mitigation of financial risk. Ms. Dailey frequently represents public and private noteholder groups and bank groups in amendment and consent requests, complex out-of-court restructurings and in-court proceedings, in the U.S. and internationally. Ms. Dailey represented the Centro Senior Lender Group in an out-of-court debt-for-equity transaction that has been described as a template for future Australian restructurings.
Counsel to noteholder in restructuring discussions with Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Counsel to noteholder in connection with affiliation of Valleycare Health Systems with Stanford Health Care.
Counsel to noteholder in connection with redemption of Enhanced Capital Notes.
Counsel to noteholder in connection with various consent requests of Mexican energy and utility companies in advance of legislative change.
Counsel to administrative agent in refinancing of secured $700 million letter of credit and term loan facility of international EPCI company.
Counsel to administrative agent in refinancing and restructuring discussions with oilfield construction and drilling services company.
Counsel to administrative agent in forbearance discussions restructuring with energy asset development company.
Counsel to Senior Secured noteholder group of Midwest Vanadium.
Counsel to senior lender group in restructuring of Centro Properties Group.
Counsel to noteholder group in restructuring discussions with CEMEX.
Counsel to noteholder group of Washington Mutual Bank.
Counsel to bank agent in restructuring discussions with oil & gas E&P company.
Counsel to New Zealand Receiver on U.S. legal issues.
Counsel to noteholder group in restructuring discussions with YRC Worldwide Inc.
Counsel to noteholder group in restructuring discussions with business development company.
Counsel to the ad hoc committee of subordinated bondholders in Pliant Corp.
Counsel to ad hoc committee of second lienholders in Remy International.
Counsel to ad hoc committee of second lienholders in J.L. French.
Counsel to DIP Agent in Kullman Industries and Heating Oil Partners.
Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in NRG Energy, Inc.
Counsel to ad hoc committee of certificateholders in their restructuring discussions with Atlas Air, Inc.
Counsel to noteholder group in Australian voluntary administration of Sons of Gwalia Ltd.
Counsel to noteholder group in Australian voluntary administration of Henry Walker Eltin, Ltd.
Counsel to noteholder group in Australian voluntary administration of Pasminco Ltd.
Counsel to noteholders in their restructuring discussions involving Dixon Ticonderoga Company.
Counsel to ad hoc committee of bondholders of Cenargo International, Plc.
International bankruptcy counsel to Owens Corning.
Special appellate bankruptcy counsel to Nextwave Personal Communications, Inc. et al. and E. Pierce Marshall.
Publications and Speeches
Panelist, “Bankruptcy Litigation,” Financier Worldwide, July 2015
Co-author, “Trading while insolvent liability and forbearance and restructuring agreements in Australia,” Financier Worldwide, March 2015
"Restructuring of International Companies Under Chapter 11," The Quarterly Journal of the Association of Caribbean Corporate Counsel, Winter 2013
Co-author, "Make-Whole Claims in Bankruptcy . . . Still Flying High and Earning Passing Grades," ABF Journal, September 6, 2013.
Co-author, "Two Decisions Remind Investors to 'Know Thy Foreign Borrower,'" Who's Who Legal, July 2013.
Co-author, "Lessons from Vitro: Intercompany Claims, the Scope of Chapter 15 and Karma," BNA's Bankruptcy Law Reporter, May 2013.
Co-author, "For whom the Bell tolls", Lawyers Weekly (Australia), November 16, 2012.
"The Importance of International Insolvency Laws in Living Wills Under Dodd-Frank," Thomson Reuters, February 22, 2012.
Co-author, "Dodd-Frank Act: Playing by the Rules for Orderly Liquidations," Thomson Reuters, April 28, 2011.
Co-author, "American Exceptionalism," The Deal Magazine, December 10, 2010.
"Trampling Creditors' Rights," Turnarounds & Workouts, October 2010.
"The New World of Systemically Risky Financial Companies and What it Means to Creditors," The Dodd-Frank Act, BNA's Bankruptcy Law Reporter, September 2010.
"FDIC Stands Between J.P. Morgan and a Tax Windfall," Wall Street Journal, March 29, 2010.
"Tax-Break Battle Flares," Wall Street Journal, March 24, 2010.
Panelist, "Legal Careers in a Time of Scarcity," International Law in a Time of Scarcity, University of Connecticut, School of Law, 2010.
Co-author, "Exchange Offers, Pre-packaged Plans and the CDS Hurdle" Corporate Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Digital Guide 2010
J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 1999
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Connecticut, 1996
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Connecticut, 1995
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court Connecticut
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
American College of Investment Counsel, Trustee
Connecticut Bar Association
100 Women in Hedge Funds
Insurance Women’s Investment Network
Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, Corporate Restructuring, 2010-2015
American College of Investment Counsel, Board of Trustees, Development Committee (Chair) and Education Committee
Lecturer, University of Connecticut School of Law, teaching an annual seminar entitled "International and Comparative Corporate Insolvency Law"
Named by Connecticut Law Tribune as a "Woman in the Law - High Achiever"
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, ILFR1000, 2014