Education and Clerkships

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

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta, 1995


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


Trevor Hoffmann has spent the last 15 years representing debtors, creditors, special servicers, acquirers, and estate fiduciaries 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 selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2017, and prior to that, was selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2012.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Thomson Reuters Practical Law Bankruptcy Service, Advisory Board
  • Federal Bar Council Bankruptcy Litigation Committee


Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers Recognizes 16 From Haynes and Boone

Sixteen Haynes and Boone lawyers have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in New York’s 2017 Super Lawyers directory. The awards are based on peer recognition and professional achievements. Of those nominated, only five percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion.

Published by Thomson Reuters in September 2017

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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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