Experience

Cone Mills Corporation

Young Conaway served as co-counsel for Cone Mills Corporation, which was the world's largest producer of denim fabrics and one of the largest commission printers and finishers of home furnishings in North America. With the assistance of Young Conaway, the Debtors successfully sold substantially all of their assets and confirmed their plan of liquidation.

Alterra Healthcare Corporation

Young Conaway served as lead counsel to Alterra Healthcare Corporation in its chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Through approximately 240 real estate subsidiaries and affiliates, the Debtor operated and/or managed approximately 400 assisted living residences in 24 different states. With Young Conaway's guidance, the Debtor successfully confirmed its plan of reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection in 2003.

Mpower Communications Corp

Young Conaway serves as co-counsel to Mpower Holding Corporation and Mpower Communications Corporation, a facilities-based broadband communications company. As of the bankruptcy filing date, Mpower offered, through its subsidiaries, local dial tone, long distance, internet access, voice over SDSL, Trunk Level 1, and other voice and data service to small and medium sized business customers. Mpower and its subsidiaries delivered services in 27 metropolitan areas in eight states. Young Conaway assisted Mpower in confirming its chapter 11 plan of reorganization in July 2002, which resulted in payment in full to unsecured creditors. Since the Confirmation Date, Young Conaway continues to represent Mpower in ongoing litigation.

Classic Cable Communications

Young Conaway served as co-counsel to Classic Cable and its affiliates, which provided cable television services to markets in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, Ohio, Kansas, and Colorado. As of the chapter 11 filing, Classic Cable's consolidated cable television operations served over 350,000 cable subscribers.

In re Portola Packaging, Inc.

Young Conaway acted as co-counsel, along with Kirkland & Ellis, to Portola Packaging, Inc. and certain of its affiliates, in the chapter 11 proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Debtors were a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of plastic closures, bottles, and related equipment used for packaging applications in the non-carbonated beverage and institutional foods markets. The Debtors also designed, manufactured, and sold closures and containers for the cosmetics, fragrance, and toiletries market. With Young Conaway's assistance, the Debtors successfully confirmed a prepackaged plan of reorganization in October 2008.