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Scheck, Matthew R. (1)

Matthew R. Scheck

Partner

matthewscheck@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 213-443-3190
Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 443 3000 Fax: +1 213 443 3100

Matt Scheck has extensive experience in all aspects of complex business bankruptcies, bankruptcy-related litigation, and financial litigation.  Mr. Scheck has represented companies, investment funds, liquidating trusts, statutory committees, and corporate officers and directors in high-stakes disputes. He has also advised hedge funds and other investors in connection with some of the nation’s largest bankruptcy cases. His engagements include key representations in: Peabody Energy, ResCap, RadioShack, SemGroup, Lyondell, Lehman Brothers, Dynegy, Spectrum Brands, General Motors, and Enron. Prior to joining the firm, Matthew clerked for the Honorable Robert D. Drain in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

  • In re: RFC and ResCap Liquidating Trust Litigation
    Counsel to the ResCap Liquidating Trust
  • In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. et al.
    Conflicts Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • In re RadioShack Corp., et al.
    Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
  • Fisker Automotive Holdings, Inc., et al.
    Counsel to Hybrid Tech Holdings, LLC
  • Fairfield Sentry, Ltd./Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities
    Counsel to fund that acquired the rights associated with Fairfield Sentry’s customer claim
  • Town of Mammoth Lakes
    Counsel to municipality’s largest general unsecured creditor
  • SemGroup L.P., et al.
    Counsel to Litigation Trust
  • Dynegy Holdings LLC, et al.
    Counsel to Court-Appointed Examiner
  • Representing the ResCap Liquidating Trust in scores of actions against correspondent lenders, relating to the origination and sale of billions of dollars of defective residential mortgages.
  • Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. in litigation against JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., seeking return of $8.6 billion of cash and cash equivalent collateral.
  • Represented current and former officers and directors of Lukoil North Americas in a fraudulent conveyance and breach of fiduciary duty suit brought by creditors of its former subsidiary, Getty Petroleum Marketing, Inc.
  • Represented several financial investors in pursuing recoveries related to mortgage-backed securities.
  • Regularly advises hedge funds and other investors in connection with some of the nation’s largest bankruptcy cases and restructurings.
  • Boston University School of Law
    (J.D., magna cum laude, 2007)
    • Boston University Law Review:
      • Note Development Editor
  • Washington University in St. Louis
    (B.A., Psychology, 2004)
The State Bar of New York; The State Bar of California; United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit, Ninth Circuit; United States District Court: Central District of California, Southern District of New York
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert D. Drain:
    • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, 2009-2010
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP:
    • Associate, 2007-2009
  • Panelist, American Bankruptcy Institute’s 20th Annual Bankruptcy Battleground West, “The Evolving World of Claims Trading,” Los Angeles, 2012.