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Curtis L.Tuggle

PartnerPractice Group Leader - Business Restructuring, Creditors' Rights & BankruptcyCurtis.Tuggle@ThompsonHine.com
Cleveland

O 216.566.5904

New York

O 212-908-3994

Curtis L.Tuggle

Partner
Practice Group Leader - Business Restructuring, Creditors' Rights & BankruptcyCurtis.Tuggle@ThompsonHine.com
Cleveland

O 216.566.5904

New York

O 212-908-3994

Focus Areas

Lender Representation

  • Representation of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Administrative Agent, Wells Fargo Bank Northwest, N.A. as Collateral Agent and Secured Lenders in Evergreen International Airlines, Inc., et al. (Delaware).
  • Representation of KeyBank National Association as Administrative Agent and Senior Secured Lender in Schwab Industries, Inc., et al. (Ohio).
  • Representation of KeyBank National Association as Administrative Agent and Senior Secured Lender in South Franklin Circle (Ohio).
  • Representation of Bank of America, N.A. as Administrative Agent and Senior Secured Lender in Concord Steel, Inc. (Ohio).
  • Representation of KeyBank National Association in The Education Resources Institute, Inc. (Massachusetts).
  • Representation of secured lenders in out-of-court workouts involving real estate developers, construction companies, manufacturers, service providers and other entities.
  • Representation of secured lender in RML Development, Inc. (Western District of Tennessee).

Corporate Trust Representation

  • Representation of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Indenture Trustee in Xinergy Corp., et al. (Western District of Virginia and Ontario).
  • Representation of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas as Indenture Trustee in Su Casita Hipotecaria, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico).
  • Representation of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas as Indenture Trustee in Maxcom Telecommunications S.A. de C.V. (Delaware).
  • Representation of U.S. Bank National Association as Master Collateral Agent in Solyndra, LLC (Delaware).
  • Representation of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Administrative and Collateral Agent in Louisiana Riverboat Gaming Partnership, et al. (Western District of Louisiana).
  • Representation of U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee in Western Mohegan Indian Tribe and Nation of New York (Illinois).
  • Representation of Law Debenture Trust Company of New York as Indenture Trustee in Sino-Forest Corporation (Ontario).
  • Representation of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Indenture Trustee in Catalyst Paper Corporation, et al. (Delaware and British Columbia).
  • Representation of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Indenture Trustee in KH Funding Company (Maryland).
  • Representation of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as Indenture Trustee in Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. (Eastern District of New York).

Other Bankruptcy Representation

  • Representation of multistate real estate holding and property management companies in Chapter 11 proceedings styled In re Berger Properties of Texas, LLC, et al. (Texas).
  • Representation of Fortune 500 manufacturing company in connection with multibillion-dollar contractual dispute related to several construction projects involving numerous vendors, contractors, subcontractors and related parties.
  • Representation of holding company and affiliated manufacturing companies in connection with secured party foreclosure and subsequent dissolution.
  • Representation of Fortune 500 real estate developer in connection with bankruptcy-related matters.
  • Representation of Fortune 500 manufacturing companies in connection with substantial claims in various Chapter 11 proceedings throughout the United States.
  • Representation of mechanic’s lienholders in Chapter 11 and other insolvency proceedings.
  • Representation of Creditors’ Committee in the Chapter 11 case of Atlantic Metal Products, Inc., a metal fabrication and processing company (District of New Jersey).

 

  • Chapter 15: To Be or Not To Be, That is the Question. Is the Cross-Border Insolvency World Becoming a Smaller Place; 2013 William J. O’Neill Regional Bankruptcy Institute; May 2013
  • Forbearance Agreements that Minimize Lender Liability and Bankruptcy Risks; Strafford Webinar; September 2012
  • Loan Forbearance Options and Waivers After Default: Crafting Effective Forbearance Agreements; Strafford Webinar; November 2011
  • Basic Bankruptcy Litigation; National Business Institute; December 2007
  • New Creditor Strategies for Old Problems:  Taking Advantage of the 2005 Bankruptcy Code Amendments; Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland; Spring 2006
  • Selected for inclusion in IFLR 1000, 2019 to 2021
  • Selected to the Ohio Super Lawyers list, 2014-2022
  • Selected to the Ohio Rising Stars list, 2007, 2013
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2013 to 2023 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation-Bankruptcy; named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland
  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Ohio, 2011-2022
  • Outstanding Associate Editor of Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2004
  • Outstanding Undergraduate of the Year, The Ohio State University, 1999; 2000

Professional Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member; Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association,·member; Professionalism and Ethics Committee, member
  • Turnaround Management Association, member; Education Committee, member

Education

  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2004
  • The Ohio State University, B.S., 2001,
    summa cum laude
    ,

    with distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York