Hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies, along with their financial advisors and lenders, rely on John Tishler's experience and perspective to lead complex strategic transactions. Whether working out financial arrangements made to organizations now facing financial difficulty or representing the boards of buyers or the boards of sellers of healthcare and other organizational assets, John delivers creative solutions and strategic planning advice that address both immediate challenges and long-term objectives. With 30 years of experience and a tenacious commitment to achieving results, John offers clients options and answers that don't come from a playbook.
An insolvency and restructuring attorney by trade, John deals comfortably in both the transactional and litigation arenas. His focus is on the following:
John's experience handling high-profile, complex cases includes helping clients through their own workouts and bankruptcies (Church Street Health Management, Crittenden Hospital Association and a large senior living company); serving as lead debtor's counsel and negotiating forbearance arrangements and the sale of multi-facility healthcare providers (Promise Healthcare); and acting as an agent for secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases throughout the country.
He served the firm as its chairman from 2008 to 2014.
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.
Represented Zohar Funds as the largest secured creditor in Dura Automotive’s bankruptcy proceedings.
Negotiated the sale of a number of hospitals for Promise Healthcare and confirmed a plan of liquidation with significant recoveries for unsecured creditors.
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