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Practices

Education and Clerkships

LL.B., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 1999

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta, 1995

Bar Admissions

New York

Ontario, Canada

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Profile

Trevor Hoffmann has spent the last fifteen years representing debtors, creditors, special servicers, acquirers and estate fiduciaries in in all phases of restructuring.  Trevor trained as a Canadian lawyer before moving to New York City in 2001.  Since that time, Trevor has immersed himself in domestic and cross-border cases involving everything from airlines, financial institutions and cable companies to real estate, leisure and energy companies.  

Trevor’s practice includes regular appearances in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States, including in New York, Delaware, Texas and Nevada.  Trevor advises clients in both the transactional and litigation arenas, and also works extensively with his colleagues in Haynes and Boone’s finance, real estate, corporate and litigation practices, advising on everything from workouts and safe harbors to underwriting and distressed acquisitions.

Trevor’s representative matters have included Innkeepers, MF Global, FKF Madison Group Owner, Fedders, Shelbourne North Water Street, Broadstripe Communications, FX Luxury Las Vegas, Adelphia, and Nellson Nutraceutical. Trevor was named a New York Super Lawyer for 2013-2014, and prior to that, was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers’ New York Rising Stars Metro Edition for the years 2011 - 2012.

Honors

Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Single Out Haynes and Boone Lawyers

A group of well-regarded Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have once again been recognized as New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Guest Article

Law 360

Shelbourne Hands Related Control of Chicago Spire Site

The Related Cos. LP has taken over the site of the stalled Chicago Spire project, after bankrupt real estate developer Shelbourne North Water Street LP handed over the deed rather than continuing what had been a lengthy court battle...

Selected Client Representations

  • Representation of an affiliate of The Related Companies as acquirer of luxury condominium project in the Chapter 11 case of FKF Madison Group Owner LLC pending in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Representation of Midland Loan Services as special servicer on an $825 million senior secured loan collateralized by 45 hotels in the Innkeepers bankruptcy case pending in the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court.
  • Representation of second lien agent and certain second lien (junior) lenders in the FX Luxury Las Vegas I, LLC bankruptcy case in the Las Vegas, Nevada bankruptcy court. Successfully obtained ownership for the firm's clients of a seventeen-acre property located on the Las Vegas strip across from City Center.
  • Representation of The Bank of New York Mellon, as successor administrative and collateral agent for the first lien lenders holding $185 million of senior secured debt in the Wellman, Inc. Chapter 11 case.
  • Representation of NexBank, SSB, Highland Capital Management, L.P. and Highland Institutional Funds in connection with holdings $102 million of secured second lien debt in Broadstripe LLC Chapter 11 case and related lender liability litigation.
  • Representation of Highland Capital Management, L.P. as defendant in Fedders North America, Inc. Chapter 11 lender liability litigation.
  • Representation of Five Mile Capital Partners LLC as pre- and post-petition secured lender in Crescent Resources, LLC real estate Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
  • Representation of The Bank of Nova Scotia as agent for the Parnassos Lenders in Adelphia Communications Corp. Chapter 11 case and related litigation.
  • Representation of examiner in Nellson Nutraceutical Chapter 11 case.
  • Representation of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as junior secured lender in Happy Kids children's apparel workout and Chapter 11 case.
  • Representation of aircraft lessor in Varig airlines section 304 proceeding.
  • Representation of Citicorp Leasing, Inc. as equipment lessor in Tower Automotive Chapter 11 case.
  • Representation of Societe Generale as lender in Quebecor World (USA), Inc. bankruptcy.

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