Mr. Huebner, whose primary area of practice is corporate restructuring and insolvency law, is a member of Davis Polk & Wardwell’s Corporate Department. He has worked on a wide range of domestic and international restructurings and bankruptcies, representing both financial institutions and corporate entities.
Mr. Huebner is currently lead bankruptcy counsel to Delta Air Lines. Other recent major U.S. bankruptcy proceedings and restructurings in which Mr. Huebner has had a lead role include Adelphia Communications, Citation, Collins & Aikman, Enron, Loral, Polaroid, Magellan Health Services, Meridian Automotive, Ntelos and Crown Paper. He has represented the agent banks in several of the largest and most complex U.S. DIP financings done to date, and also provides risk management and bankruptcy advice on derivatives products and other complex transactions to clients such as Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, CSFB and Bank of America Securities.
Mr. Huebner joined Davis Polk in 1999 and became a partner in 2002. He graduated, magna cum laude, from Princeton University in 1988, where he was awarded Fulbright and Rotary Scholarships, and in 1993 received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was awarded a Ford Foundation Fellowship and was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. Mr. Huebner clerked for the Honorable Pierre N. Leval, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, from 1993 to 1994.
Mr. Huebner is the author of numerous articles on bankruptcy law, lectures frequently and is a contributing editor for the Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide. Mr. Huebner is also the chair of the Courts Subcommittee of the Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization of the New York City Bar Association, charged with preparing proposed guidelines governing multiple facets of chapter 11 cases in the District.
Mr. Huebner has frequently been recognized as a leading member of the restructuring bar, including being (1) repeatedly listed in the Chambers USA and Chambers Global: Leaders in their Field guides to leading business lawyers, (2) named an Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer of 2005 by Turnarounds and Workouts and (3) named a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer by Euromoney’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers (2005). He was also recently named as a member of the National Bankruptcy Conference.