Lowenstein Retained as Creditors’ Counsel in Journal Register Chapter 11 Cases
Gerald C. Bender, Kenneth A. Rosen
Lowenstein Sandler was recently retained as creditors’ committee counsel in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of news publisher Journal Register Company and its affiliates. Journal Register, a subsidiary of Digital First Media Group and publisher of more than 140 publications, including 18 newspapers in 10 U.S. states, filed for bankruptcy protection September 5, 2012. The company has $235 million of assets and $268.6 million of liabilities. The Lowenstein team includes Gerald C. Bender, Kenneth A. Rosen, Sharon L. Levine and Richard J. Corbi.
Lowenstein Sandler ranks first among the nation's law firms for representing unsecured creditors' committees according to The Deal Pipeline. As of September 1, 2012, the firm was serving as creditors' committee counsel in more than 40 active bankruptcy cases, including Chef Solutions Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of prepared foods; Cagle's Farms, an Atlanta-based poultry distributor; Hussey Copper Corp., a leading U.S. manufacturer of copper products and Graceway Pharmaceuticals. Also active in debtor representations, Lowenstein serves or served as debtors' counsel to Coach America, one of the nation's largest bus operators, Jobson Medical Information Holdings LLC, a healthcare information and marketing services provider and RoomStore, a national furniture and bedding retailer.
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