Mr. Bixler has more than fifteen years of experience in corporate restructuring and has worked on a wide variety of Chapter 11 issues. Specifically, he has advised clients with respect to pre-bankruptcy preparation and post-filing case administration, schedule and statement preparation and other Chapter 11 reporting requirements, claims reconciliation, lease assumption / rejection analysis, plan, solicitation and exit processes, as well as various litigated matters including preference and reclamation actions.
Mr. Bixler has worked with clients across various industries, including, energy, mining, financial services, airline, manufacturing, medical, transportation, retail, high tech and home building. Notable clients include Seadrill, Ltd., Sandridge Energy, Noranda Aluminum, Vantage Drilling, Conexant Systems, Coldwater Creek, Grubb & Ellis, Exide Technologies, Blockbuster, Inc., Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., Crescent Resources, SIRVA, Tronox, Inc. and Oakwood Homes.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Bixler practiced law in the restructuring group at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP where he advised on several large restructuring engagements, including United Airlines and Collins & Aikman.
Mr. Bixler earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a law degree from Indiana University.