Brendan J. Schlauch

Associate

302.651.7749
302.498.7701 (fax)
schlauch@rlf.com

Brendan Schlauch focuses his practice on corporate bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, corporate restructuring, and other insolvency matters. He also provides advice and legal opinions as a member of the firm’s substantive non-consolidation opinion team. In addition, Brendan has advised on a variety of commercial and secured transactions and insurance regulatory matters.

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  • Co-counsel to debtors, Panda Temple Power, LLC, et al., Case No. 17-10839 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-10015 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Basic Energy Services, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-12320 (KJC)
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Brendan Schlauch focuses his practice on corporate bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, corporate restructuring, and other insolvency matters. He also provides advice and legal opinions as a member of the firm’s substantive non-consolidation opinion team. In addition, Brendan has advised on a variety of commercial and secured transactions and insurance regulatory matters.

During law school, Brendan served as an articles editor for the Ohio State Law Journal. He also worked as a legal intern with the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C.

Experience

  • Co-counsel to debtors, Panda Temple Power, LLC, et al., Case No. 17-10839 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-10015 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Basic Energy Services, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-12320 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to purchaser, Garden Fresh Restaurant Intermediate Holdings, LLC, et al., Case No. 16-12174 (CSS)
  • Counsel to equity committee, Horsehead Holding Corporation, et al., Case No. 16-10287 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Chaparral Energy, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-11144 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Swift Energy Company, et al., Case No. 15-12670 (MFW)
  • Counsel to debtors, F-Squared Investment Management, LLC, et al., Case No. 15-11469 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, ASHINC Corporation (f/k/a Allied Systems Holdings, Inc.), et al., Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)

Publications

  • “Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Rules in Barry v. Santander Bank,” ABA Practice Points, May 23, 2016
  • “Third Circuit: Bad Faith Is Independent Ground to Dismiss Involuntary Petition,” ABA Practice Points, October 30, 2015
  • The New Lawyers’ Survival Guide, Young Lawyers Section, Delaware State Bar Association, 2015 (co-author)

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Order of the Coif, 2014
  • B.A., Political Science and Leadership Studies, summa cum laude, University of Richmond, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 2015
  • United States District Court, District of Delaware
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Practices

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Experience

  • Co-counsel to debtors, Panda Temple Power, LLC, et al., Case No. 17-10839 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., et al., Case No. 17-10015 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Basic Energy Services, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-12320 (KJC)
  • Co-counsel to purchaser, Garden Fresh Restaurant Intermediate Holdings, LLC, et al., Case No. 16-12174 (CSS)
  • Counsel to equity committee, Horsehead Holding Corporation, et al., Case No. 16-10287 (CSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Chaparral Energy, Inc., et al., Case No. 16-11144 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, Swift Energy Company, et al., Case No. 15-12670 (MFW)
  • Counsel to debtors, F-Squared Investment Management, LLC, et al., Case No. 15-11469 (LSS)
  • Co-counsel to debtors, ASHINC Corporation (f/k/a Allied Systems Holdings, Inc.), et al., Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Order of the Coif, 2014
  • B.A., Political Science and Leadership Studies, summa cum laude, University of Richmond, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010

Publications

  • “Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Rules in Barry v. Santander Bank,” ABA Practice Points, May 23, 2016
  • “Third Circuit: Bad Faith Is Independent Ground to Dismiss Involuntary Petition,” ABA Practice Points, October 30, 2015
  • The New Lawyers’ Survival Guide, Young Lawyers Section, Delaware State Bar Association, 2015 (co-author)