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Myles R. MacDonald is an associate in the Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Department. He has had exposure to a broad swath of restructuring matters involving debtors, creditors’ committees and parties in adversary proceedings.

Myles has assisted in debtor matters including:

  • DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., et. al., an Indiana-based membership club, in their ongoing Chapter 11 cases before the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.
  • Nephrogenex, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, in its ongoing Chapter 11 case before the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.

Myles has assisted in creditor matters including:

  • SNMP Research International, Inc., in its prosecution of pre-petition and post-petition claims for copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets and breaches of contract against Nortel Networks Inc. and related affiliates in their Chapter 11 Cases before the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.
  •  The Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan, as the court-appointed Lead Plaintiff in a securities class action now pending as part of a multi-district ligation in the Southern District of New York, in the ongoing Chapter 11 cases of SunEdison, Inc., et al., before the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Court.

Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Myles clerked for the Honorable Christopher S. Sontchi of the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

Myles is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the American Bar Association, and was recently selected to be the Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Bankruptcy Committee.

Myles is admitted to practice in Tennessee. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago.



University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2015

Claremont McKenna College, B.A. Economics & Psychology, 2011

Bar & Court Admissions

Delaware, 2018Tennessee, 2017
Oral Arguments on Extraterritorial Issues in Insolvency (Madoff Inv. Sec.)

A Joint Presentation of the Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court and American College of Bankruptcy February 19, 2019

Myles R. MacDonald
The Third Circuit Weighs in on The Warn Act

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law September 18, 2017

Myles R. MacDonald
Section 1129(a)(9)(A) Trumps DIP Orders

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law April 3, 2017

Myles R. MacDonald
In re Roust: Seven Steps to Confirming a Plan in Seven Days

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law February 13, 2017

Myles R. MacDonald

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