Shahzadi B. AhmedAssociate

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Shahzadi Ahmed focuses her practice on corporate and financial restructuring and represents bondholders, lenders and other creditors, acquirers, investors, DIP lenders, official creditors’ committees, equity holders and debtors in restructurings of financially distressed companies in chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court financial restructurings. Ms. Ahmed also represents hedge funds, private equity funds, banks and large institutional investors in the development and execution of distressed investment strategies. She is also a member of the firm's Diversity Committee.

Representative Matters

  • Avaya Inc. (ad hoc committee of secured creditors)
  • American Gilsonite Company (ad hoc committee of second lien noteholders and DIP lenders, and post-restructuring Board of Directors representation)
  • BPZ Resources, Inc. (debtor)
  • China Medical Technologies, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Darden Restaurants (ad hoc group of noteholders)
  • Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Quiksilver, Inc. (landlords)
  • SFX Entertainment, Inc. (ad hoc committee of noteholders and DIP lenders)
  • Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. (landlords)
  • Targus Group International, Inc. (ad hoc committee of secured lenders)
  • Vertellus Specialties Inc. (secured lender)


  • Member, New York City Bar Association


  • Contributing author, "A Guide to the Bankruptcy Law of the United States," Stroock & Stroock &
    Lavan LLP
    , October 2016

Admitted To Practice

New York, 2016


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2014

B.A., University of California - Berkeley, 2010