Overview

Dabin Chung is an associate in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Restructuring practice. Her practice concentrates on US chapter 11 bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings.

Prior to joining the firm, Dabin worked at a magic circle firm in Hong Kong focusing on cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters spanning across the Asia Pacific. She also served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert D. Drain at the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Dabin received her JD from Cornell Law School and her BA from Yale University.

Her recent key representations include:

  • A major international financial institution, as administrative agent, of the $1.6 billion pre-petition ABS facility and the new $400 million post-petition Donlen ABS facility in the The Hertz Corporation chapter 11 case, both with respect to Donlen Corporation’s fleet leasing business.
  • GLAS USA LLC and GLAS Americas LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, respectively, under the $100 million DIP facility in connection with the chapter 11 cases of Washington Prime Group, a major owner of malls and shopping centers across more than 100 locations across the United States, and its affiliates. We also represented GLAS USA LLC as administrative and collateral agent under three separate syndicated credit facilities totaling over $1 billion of prepetition secured debt, and advise GLAS USA LLC and GLAS Americas LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, respectively, under the takeback facility that paid down the prepetition secured debt pursuant to the chapter 11 plan of reorganization.
  • School Specialty, Inc., a leading provider of educational products and services to the Pre-K- 12th grade market, in its successful out-of-court restructuring of more than $300 million of debt and consensual sale of substantially all of its assets to an entity formed by TCW Asset Management Company, LLC, Cerberus Capital Management, and Lantern Capital Partners.
  • A major US bank, as administrative agent, of the pre-petition and post-petition accounts receivable securitization facility and the post-petition letter of credit facility in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Centric Brands Inc. This restructuring was awarded “Chapter 11 Restructuring of the Year (Large)” at Global M&A Network’s 2021 Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards.
  • A major US bank, as administrative agent, in connection with the pre-petition securitization facility and the post-petition letter of credit facility in the chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Covia Holdings Corporation. This restructuring was awarded “Materials & Resources Restructuring of the Year” at Global M&A Network’s 2021 Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards.
  • A major international financial institution, as facility agent, security agent and lender, in the multi-jurisdictional insolvency cases of Avianca Holdings S.A. and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • A major international bank in connection with PG&E Corporation’s chapter 11 case, including advising the client as administrative agent under the $1 billion AR exit facility pursuant to the confirmed plan of reorganization for PG&E Corporation. This restructuring was awarded “Chapter 11 Restructuring of the Year (Mega)” at Global M&A Network’s 2021 Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Education

Cornell Law School, JD

Yale University, BA

Admissions

  • New York

Court

  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York