Mark A. Cody

Jones Day

Chicago, IL


Mark Cody has over 20 years of experience representing clients in corporate bankruptcy, restructuring, distressed situations, and other insolvency-related matters. He has advised debtors, lenders, large creditors, official creditors' committees, distressed investors, and other parties in large in-court and out-of-court corporate restructurings across the country in a variety of industries, including retail, automotive, energy, and coal. Further, he has significant experience counseling clients in distressed acquisitions, loan workouts, cross-border insolvencies, and corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters.

Notable chapter 11 debtor representations include: Chrysler, FLYi/Independence Air, General Wireless Operations (d.b.a. RadioShack), Harry & David, Imperial Home Decor, Laidlaw, Loewen Group (n.k.a. Alderwoods Group), Metaldyne, Montgomery Ward, National Century Financial Enterprises, NationsRent, Peabody Energy, Performance Transportation Services, Purina Mills, Slater Steel, and USG.  

Other representations include Vari-Form Group in connection with its out-of-court distressed asset sales and the insolvency proceedings of its Canadian affiliate, the administrative agent in the out-of-court restructuring of Network Communications; a large creditor in the chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy case of Jefferson County, Alabama; the official creditors' committees in the chapter 11 cases of Mercury Finance and MobileMedia Communications; International Textile Group in the chapter 11 cases of subsidiary Global Safety Textiles; a large creditor in the chapter 11 cases of Calpine Corporation; and Oncor in the chapter 11 cases of its ultimate parent, Energy Future Holdings Corp. and certain affiliates.

Mark is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and the Dartmouth Club of Chicago. Since graduation, Mark has been a class agent for the Dartmouth College Fund.

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