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Ronald Hewitt
Ronald A. Hewitt
Special Counsel
New York +1 212 841 1220 Download V-card

Ronald Hewitt is experienced in all aspects of corporate restructuring, finance and capital markets transactions. Mr. Hewitt has represented indenture trustees, debtor in possession agents, secured and unsecured lenders, creditors’ committees, debtors and contract counterparties. Mr. Hewitt also regularly represents participants in a wide range of derivatives transactions, as well as advising on Dodd-Frank Act and EMIR compliance.

  • Represents DIP agent in connection with Chapter 11 cases of Molycorp, Inc.
  • Represented DIP agent and indenture trustee in connection with Chapter 11 cases of Eastman Kodak.
  • Regularly represents leading bank and trust company in connection with debt issuances, defaulted securities, loan administration and bankruptcies.
  • Represented intercreditor and collateral trustee in connection with $6 billion loan to Ford Motor Company from the United States Department of Energy for Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing.
  • Represented Austrian bank in connection with the restructuring of its $7 billion commercial paper program.
  • Represented financial advisor to Chrysler in connection with the sale of substantially all of its assets under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Regularly represents government retirement plans, private pension funds and other end-users in negotiation of derivatives documentation, including highly structured and hedging transactions.
  • Regularly represents members of official committees in chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented mid-market construction products company in its successful out of court restructuring.
  • Represented a group of hedge funds in connection with the administration of their chapter 11 cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Pro Bono

  • Represented a PTA in connection with obtaining non-profit tax exempt status.
  • Represented a New York not-for-profit company in obtaining tax exemption to promote green initiatives.
  • Represented a corporation in obtaining non-profit tax status to educate parents and distribute medical devices to children in the Dominican Republic. 
  • Assists and advises low income debtors in connection with filing bankruptcy petitions through Legal Services NYC’s New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project. 
  • Represented a 10-year old in her successful appeal for Supplemental Security Income.