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  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 75%
    30 years
  2. International Law: 25%
    30 years

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230 Park Ave
New York, NY, 10169-0005


NYCurrently registered 198503/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Selected (also 2013, 2009)Super Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating (14th Consecutive Year)Martindale Hubble2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
CertificateSt. John's University Law School & ABI Joint 40-Hour Mediation Training Program2011
SelectedSuper Lawyers2009
Inductee to Business School Honors ProgramBeta Gamma Sigma2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner & Practice Group LeaderSatterlee Stephens1995 - Present
Member of Litigation Advisory Board (Court Appointed)Granite Funds (Hedge Fund)2002 - 2006
Partner & Practice Group LeaderMudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon1990 - 2005
Associate in Bankruptcy Restructuring DeptGordon Hurwitz Butowsky Weitzen Shalov & Wein1987 - 1990
Associate in Bankruptcy Restructuring DeptFinley Kumble Wagner Heine Underberg & Casey1984 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pillars SocietyMember2008 - Present
INSOL InternationalFellow1990 - Present
American Bar AssociationAssociate Member1988 - Present
American Bankruptcy Institute, Business Reorganization CommitteeAttorney Member1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Fletcher International Ltdongoing
In re TricomSuccessfully blocked pre-packaged Chapter 11 plan until client's claims were allowed/paid under plan.
In re Bancredit CaymanCayman proceedings recognized by SDNY Bankruptcy Court as foreign main.
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Journal“Canada’s “Northern Lights” Could Dispel Shadow of Bear Stearns over Chapter 15 Practice”2011
ABI Committee News: International Committee Newsletter“Fairfield Sentry Ltd. and the New Dawn for Cross-Border Recognition in Manhattan”2010
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Journal“How the Assault on Offshore Havens in Bear Stearns Undermines New Chapter 15: Part II ”2008
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Journal“How the Assault on Offshore Havens in Bear Stearns Undermines New Chapter 15: Part I ”2007
New York Law Journal -- Annual Survey of Bankrupcy Law"Code Amendments are No Panacea"1995
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Pre-Packaged plans of Reorganization Under the Bankruptcy Code1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
INSOLGlobal Insolvency ProgramFellowN/A
Case Western Reserve University School of LawWeatherhead School of ManagementMS - Master of ScienceN/A
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
State University of New York, College at OneontaEconomics and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Cayman -- Pros and Cons of Offshore CentresIssues Faced in Insolvencies -- Chapter 152014
London Forum: Developments in Cross-Border Litigation, Insolvency and RestructuringCross-Border Cooperation and Comity2013
Levin InstituteInsolvency Legal Regimes and International MarketsN/A
Columbia University Executive MBA ProgramGuest Lecturer on Chapter 11 & the Notable Case of Allegheny InternationalN/A