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Annmarie Chiarello

Associate

Annmarie Chiarello is an associate in Winstead's Business Restructuring/Bankruptcy Practice Group.  Annmarie’s practice focuses primarily on commercial bankruptcy and restructuring matters in numerous industries, including: oil and gas, retail, real estate, and healthcare.  Annmarie also represents parties in bankruptcy-related litigation and appeals.

Annmarie’s experience includes representing and counseling secured lenders, debtors, lessors, landlords, trade creditors, premium finance companies, trustees, and financial institutions in a wide variety of liquidation and reorganization proceedings.

Representative Experience

  • Successfully briefed and argued to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals a bankruptcy appeal. Hayward & Assocs. P.L.L.C. v. Comerica Bank (In re Bailey Tool & Mfg. Co.), 795 F. App'x 288 (5th Cir. 2020)
  • Assisted in the representation of the purchaser of Friendly’s (Bankr. Del. 20-12807)
  • Assisted in the representation of the equity committee of Tuesday Morning (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 20-31476)
  • Assisted in representing secured creditors in numerous oil and gas bankruptcies (Bankr. S.D. Tex. 20-33233 and 20-3120)
  • Represented various landlords in retail bankruptcies including JCPenny, Chuck E. Cheese, GNC, Pier1, J.Crew, and other retailers
  • Represented a petitioning creditor in a successful involuntary bankruptcy and the appeal related to the same. Neutra, Ltd. v. Terry (In re Acis Capital Mgmt., L.P.), 604 B.R. 484 (N.D. Tex. 2019)
  • Assisted in the representation of equipment lessor in helicopter oil field services bankruptcy (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 19-30923)
  • Assisted in the representation of a Chapter 11 Trustee in a successful reorganization of collateral loan obligation portfolio manager and numerous related appeals. (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 18-30264 &18-30265)
  • Assisted in the representation of landlord in hospital liquidation (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 17-32255)
  • Assisted in the representation of equity holder in healthcare bankruptcy and assisted in the appointment of an equity committee and representation of the same (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 17-31432)
  • Assisted in the representation of Debtor, an aircraft manufacturing company (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 16-30633)
  • Assisted in the representation of equipment lender in oil field services bankruptcy (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 16-33971)
  • Assisted in the representation of the largest unsecured creditor in helicopter oil field services bankruptcy (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 16 34393)
  • Local counsel to secured creditor in helicopter oil field services bankruptcy (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 16-31854)
  • Assisted in the representation of DIP Lender and landlord in a hospital bankruptcy (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 16-40273)
  • Represented secured creditors in small business bankruptcies