Peter A. Clark is of counsel in Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago, South Bend and Grand Rapids offices. Peter is also the department administrator of the firm’s Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring Department for the Chicago, South Bend and Grand Rapids offices.
He concentrates his national practice on restructuring financial transactions, defaulted securities and loans, credit enhancement, creditors’ rights and general commercial litigation.
Peter has significant experience with troubled debt financing, including the representation of indenture trustees, commercial banks, insurance companies, institutional investors, mutual funds and credit enhancers. He also has experience in cross-border finance, debt restructurings and mergers and acquisitions in multiple jurisdictions.
Peter represents a number of different types of clients, from master and special servicers in REMIC and CDO-based securitizations in both in- and out-of-court settings to creditors in healthcare credits involving nursing homes, assisted living centers, CCRCs, hospitals and hospital systems. He also represents clients in asset acquisitions and divestitures via 363 sales and foreclosure, equity and portfolio companies in workouts, bankruptcies and wind downs, and manufacturers and suppliers to several Tier I and Tier II auto suppliers in bankruptcy matters.
In addition to his bankruptcy work, Peter also has significant experience in sports law related to athlete representation, contract negotiation, licensing, trademark disputes, marketing and endorsement. He has represented a number of high profile professional athletes, teams and sponsors, and has appeared in several motorsports trade publications for his experience with athlete representation.