AREA OF PRACTICE

Restructuring

Biography

Kellie Fisher is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring group. She regularly represents bondholders, secured and unsecured creditors, official and ad hoc committees of creditors and equity holders, and litigation trustees in both Chapter 11 cases and other restructuring transactions.  Kellie's experience includes all aspects of the insolvency and bankruptcy process, including DIP lending, plan negotiation and drafting, section 363 sale processes, adversary proceedings and contested matters, and fraudulent conveyance and preference litigation.  Her experience extends to a wide variety of industries, including mass tort cases, automotive, biotechnology, gaming, and oil and gas.  

While at Boston College Law School, Kellie was the Managing Editor of the Environmental Affairs Law Review. Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Kellie interned at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Representation

Takata Corporation: Representation of Eric D. Green, as the Special Master for the Takata Restitution Funds, tasked with administering approximately $1 billion in restitution funds established by order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in Takata’s criminal case to compensate original equipment automobile manufacturers and individuals for injuries arising from Takata’s defective airbag inflators.  Kellie also represents Eric D. Green in his capacity as Trustee of the Takata Airbag Tort Compensation Trust Fund (the “Trust”), established pursuant to the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of TK Holdings Inc., Takata’s U.S. affiliate. The Trust, which holds approximately $130 million, was created in the bankruptcy to provide additional compensation to the individuals who suffered personal injury or wrongful death as a result of a Takata airbag inflator malfunction.  The Trustee oversees the management of the Trust and distribution of these funds to personal injury and wrongful death victims.  

TerraVia Holdings, Inc.: Representation of the hoc noteholder group/DIP lenders in the chapter 11 cases of TerraVia Holdings, Inc., a biotechnology company.

Adeptus Health, Inc.: Representation of the Official Committee of Equity Security Holders in chapter 11 cases of Adeptus Health Inc., an operator of free-standing emergency rooms throughout Texas, Colorado, and Arizona.

Magnesium Corporation/Renco Metals: Representation of ad hoc noteholder group in the chapter 7 cases of Magnesium Corporation and Renco Metals and related litigation, including successfully obtaining a dismissal of an adversary proceeding to disallow bondholder claims against the bankruptcy estates.

Venoco, Inc.: Representation of the largest unsecured noteholder in the chapter 11 cases of Venoco, Inc., an energy company focused on the acquisition, exploration, production, and development of oil and gas.

Lyondell Chemical Company: Representation of a trustee for post-confirmation litigation and creditor trusts in the Chapter 11 proceedings of Lyondell Chemical Company, prosecuting a number of preference and fraudulent conveyance actions.

Horsehead Holdings, Corp.: Representation of a minority secured noteholder in the chapter 11 cases of Horsehead Holdings Corp. in a successful attempt to participate in rights offering for reorganized company.

TelexFree: Bankruptcy counsel to the Plaintiffs’ Interim Executive Committee in the chapter 11 cases of TelexFree, one of the largest pyramid and Ponzi schemes in United States history. 

Representation of fantasy sports operator in conjunction with formation of special purpose entity to comply with various state regulations.

Education

Boston College Law School – J.D., 2015
Colby College – B.A., 2012

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
New York
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Professional Affiliations
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, Turnaround Management Association
Awards and Honors
Pro Bono Honor Roll - U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2016, 2017, 2018