Amanda R. Steele

Associate

302.651.7838
302.651.7701 (fax)
steele@rlf.com
Amanda Steele focuses her practice on corporate bankruptcy, restructuring and other insolvency matters. She routinely represents both creditors and debtors in all aspects of chapter 11 cases.  Amanda is also a member of the firm’s substantive nonconsolidation opinion team.
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  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Verso Corporation, et al., Case No. 16-10163 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Paragon Offshore PLC, et al., Case No. 16-10386 (CSS)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10952 (KJC)
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Amanda Steele focuses her practice on corporate bankruptcy, restructuring and other insolvency matters.  She routinely represents both creditors and debtors in all aspects of chapter 11 cases.  Amanda is also a member of the firm’s substantive nonconsolidation opinion team.

During law school, Amanda interned for the Honorable Justice Henry duPont Ridgely and for the Villanova University School of Law’s Federal Tax Clinic. She also received the Dr. Arthur Clement Pulling Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Villanova Law Review

Experience

  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Verso Corporation, et al., Case No. 16-10163 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Paragon Offshore PLC, et al., Case No. 16-10386 (CSS)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10952 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Quicksilver Resources Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10585 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Cal Dive International, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10458 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the debtor, KiOR Inc., Case No. 14-12514 (CSS)
  • Counsel to the debtors, PSL – North America LLC, et al., Case No. 14-11477 (PJW) 
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, QCE Finance LLC, et al. (Quiznos), Case No. 14-10543 (PJW) 
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, USEC Inc., Case No. 14-10475 (CSS) 
  • Co-counsel to the fund, Refco Public Commodity Pool, L.P., f/k/a S&P Managed Futures Index Fund, L.P., Case No. 14-11216 (BLS) 
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., Case No. 13-12569 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the Foreign Representative, Essar Steel Algoma Inc., et. al, Case No. 14-11730 (BLS)
  • Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Highway Technologies Inc., Case No. 13-11326 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, A123 Systems, Inc., et al., Case No. 12-12859 (KJC)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Blitz U.S.A, Inc., et al., Case No. 11-13603 (PJW)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Washington Mutual, Inc., et al., Case No. 08-12229 (MFW)
  • Counsel to the liquidating trustee, EBHI Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 09-12099 (MFW)

Awards

  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Rising Star Award Finalist, 2016

Leadership

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Section, Vice Chair (New Castle County), 2013-2015
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Delaware Network
    • Mid-Atlantic Conference Planning Committee
    • Social Committee, Co-Chair, 2015-2016

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, Order of the Coif, Managing Editor of Special Projects, Villanova Law Review, 2010
  • B.A., magna cum laude, American University, University Honors in political science, 2006

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Guardian ad Litem, Delaware Division of Family Services

Experience

  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Verso Corporation, et al., Case No. 16-10163 (KG)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Paragon Offshore PLC, et al., Case No. 16-10386 (CSS)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10952 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Quicksilver Resources Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10585 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Cal Dive International, Inc., et al., Case No. 15-10458 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to the debtor, KiOR Inc., Case No. 14-12514 (CSS)
  • Counsel to the debtors, PSL – North America LLC, et al., Case No. 14-11477 (PJW) 
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, QCE Finance LLC, et al. (Quiznos), Case No. 14-10543 (PJW) 
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, USEC Inc., Case No. 14-10475 (CSS) 
  • Co-counsel to the fund, Refco Public Commodity Pool, L.P., f/k/a S&P Managed Futures Index Fund, L.P., Case No. 14-11216 (BLS) 
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market, Inc., Case No. 13-12569 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the Foreign Representative, Essar Steel Algoma Inc., et. al, Case No. 14-11730 (BLS)
  • Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Highway Technologies Inc., Case No. 13-11326 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, A123 Systems, Inc., et al., Case No. 12-12859 (KJC)
  • Counsel to the debtors, Blitz U.S.A, Inc., et al., Case No. 11-13603 (PJW)
  • Co-counsel to the debtors, Washington Mutual, Inc., et al., Case No. 08-12229 (MFW)
  • Counsel to the liquidating trustee, EBHI Holdings, Inc., et al., Case No. 09-12099 (MFW)

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, Order of the Coif, Managing Editor of Special Projects, Villanova Law Review, 2010
  • B.A., magna cum laude, American University, University Honors in political science, 2006

Awards

  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Rising Star Award Finalist, 2016

Leadership

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Section, Vice Chair (New Castle County), 2013-2015
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Delaware Network
    • Mid-Atlantic Conference Planning Committee
    • Social Committee, Co-Chair, 2015-2016