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Bon-Ton Stores

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. and its affiliated debtors were a leading hometown department store retailer with 256 stores located in twenty-three states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains.  The Bon-Ton debtors commenced their bankruptcy cases due to adverse trends in the retail industry, including consumers’ shift from shopping in brick-and-mortar stores to online retail channels.  Following a marketing and sale process and auction, the Bon-Ton debtors ultimately sold substantially all of their assets to a joint venture led by Bon-Ton’s second lien noteholders.  Young Conaway was retained as co-counsel in Bon-Ton’s bankruptcy cases with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Allen Family Foods, Inc.

Young Conaway served as lead counsel to Allen Family Foods, Inc. and certain of its affiliates, in their chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Allen Group was a family-owned and operated, vertifcally intergrated poulty producer, and had grown from a single hatchery located near Seaford, Delaware, to an industry leader in each of its core operations: breeding, hatching, feed millinig, growout operations, processing and rendering. The Debtors offered a wide array of retain private-label chicken products including, but not limited to, bulk, deli, tray pack and antibotic-free products. With Young Conaway's guidance, the Debtors successfully liquidated their assets, confirmed a joint chapter 11 plan of liquidation and emerged from bankruptcy protection on January 2, 2013.

Buffets Holdings Inc. II

Young Conaway acted as co-counsel, with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, to Buffets Restaurants Holdings, Inc. and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors comprised the nation's largest company-owned steak-buffet restaurant chain, and one of the largest national chains in the family dining segment of the restaurant industry. With the assistance of Young Conaway, the Debtors successfully confirmed their chapter 11 plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection on July 18, 2012.

AbitibiBowater Inc.

Young Conaway acted as counsel, with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, to AbitibiBowater Inc. and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors were the world's largest producer of newsprint by capacity and one of the largest publicly traded pulp and paper manufacturers in the world. With Young Conaway's assistance, the Debtors successfully confirmed their joint plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection in 2010.

Uni-Marts, LLC

Young Conaway served as co-counsel to Lehigh Gas Corporation in connection with the acquisition of various assets of Uni-Marts, LLC in their chapter 11 proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Rubicor Medical

Young Conway acted as co-counself to HCP LS Redwood City, LLC, former landlord of Rubicor Medical, Inc., a chapter 11 debtor in a proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Lazy Days' R.V. Center, Inc.

Young Conaway acted as co-counsel, along with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, to Lazy Days' R.V. Center, Inc. and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Lazy Days owned and operated the single largest recreational vehicle dealership in the world, offering over 800 new and pre-owned RVs to more than 250,000 visitors annually. With Young Conaway’s and Kirkland's assistance, the Debtors successfully confirmed their prepackaged chapter 11 plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy in 2009.

Buffets Holdings Inc. I

Young Conaway acted as lead counsel to Buffets Holdings, Inc. and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceeding before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors comprised the nation's largest company-owned steak-buffet restaurant chain, and one of the largest national chains in the family dining segment of the restaurant industry. Under the guidance of Young Conaway, the Debtors successfully confirmed their chapter 11 plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection on April 28, 2009.

Zenith Industrial Corporation

Young Conaway served as co-counsel to Zenith Industrial Corporation in its chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtor was a leading worldwide Tier 1 suppliers of highly engineered metal-formed components, complex modules, and mechanical assemblies for the automotive industry. With the assistance of Young Conaway, the Debtor successfully sold substantially all of its assets and confirmed a liquidating plan in 2008.

Ultimate Electronics, Inc.

Young Conway served as co-counsel to Ultimate Acquisition LLC in the chapter 11 proceeding of Ultimate Electronics, Inc. in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

American Color Graphics/ACG Holdings, Inc.

Young Conaway acted as co-counsel, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, to ACG Holdings, Inc. and certain of its affiliates, in their pre-packaged chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors are one of the leading printers of advertising inserts and newspaper products in the United States developed from a business that commenced operations in 1926. The Debtors are also one of the most technologically advanced providers of premedia services in the United States. With Young Conaway's assistance, the Debtors successfully confirmed their pre-packaged chapter 11 plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection in 2008.

In re Foamex International Inc.

Young Conaway served as co-counsel, with Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, to Foamex International Inc. and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors comprised the largest manufacturer of flexible polyurethane and advanced polymer foam products in North America. With the assistance of Young Conaway, the Debtors successfully confirmed their joint plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection on February 12, 2007.

Sea Containers Ltd.

Young Conaway acted as co-counsel, along with Sidley Austin, to Sea Containers, Ltd. and its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors were a market leader in the operation of as a marine container leasing company which leased container ships and cargo containers to ocean carriers and shippers worldwide. With Young Conaway's help, the Debtors successfully confirmed a joint plan and exited bankruptcy in 2012.

Premium Papers Holdco, LLC

Young Conaway acted as lead counsel to Premium Papers Holdco, LLC and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors were a market leading manufacturer, supplier, and marketer of premium cast-coated, matte-coated and uncoated printing and writing papers. With Young Conaway’s assistance, the Debtors successfully confirmed their joint plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection in 2006.