Tyler Layne

Guides clients through distressed scenarios

Tyler Layne has substantial experience in corporate restructurings, representing debtors, secured lenders, indenture trustees, unsecured creditors, hedge funds, purchasers and other parties in connection with bankruptcies, receiverships, out-of-court workouts, Section 363 sales, DIP and exit financings and related litigation. Tyler focuses his practice on healthcare restructurings, helping clients navigate the complex financial and regulatory overlay to restructurings in virtually every sector of that industry.


Tyler's Related Experience

FM Coal and affiliates confirm plan of reorganization

Served as lead bankruptcy counsel to FM Coal, LLC and five of its affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases and in negotiating a plan of reorganization.

Auto parts manufacturer completes out-of-court restructuring

Completed the out-of-court restructuring of an auto parts manufacturer in a process that entailed amendments to existing credit facilities, a new asset-based loan and the sale of a business line.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief

Serve as primary debtor’s counsel to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

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  • J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 2012
    • Order of the Coif
    • Executive Editor, American Criminal Law Review
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Philosophy, 2009
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Morehead-Cain Scholar

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • New York

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Community Involvement

  • The Phoenix Club, Alumnus
  • Young Leaders Council, Alumnus

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