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Steven J. Reisman

Steven J. Reisman

Practice areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 75%
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%

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Contact Info

101 Park Ave
New York, NY, 10178-0002



NYCurrently registered 199103/13/2015
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice199005/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leader in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring FieldChambers USA2011
SelectedSuper Lawyers2010
Leader in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring FieldChambers USA2010
SelectedSuper Lawyers2009
Leader in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring FieldChambers USA2009
Leader in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring FieldChambers USA2008
SelectedSuper Lawyers2008
SelectedSuper Lawyers2007
SelectedSuper Lawyers2006
AV (Preeminent) 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Partner, Co-Chair, Restructuring and Insolvency GroupCurtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP2000 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkBankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization CommitteeN/A
New York State Bar AssociationBankruptcy Law CommitteeN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationLitigation Section, Business Law SectionN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
Commercial Law League of AmericaN/AN/A
Turnaround Managment AssociationN/AN/A
International Bar AssociationVice-Chair, Reorganization and Workouts CommitteeN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Acquisition of Ashley Stewart by GB Merchant PartnersSuccessful acquisition of the company from Urban Brands Inc.
Acquisition of Marquis Jet by NetJets IncSuccessful acquisition
Bankruptcy Restructuring of Cygnus Business MediaProvided for the reduction of Cygnus’ secured indebtedness from more than $206 million to $60 million

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Publication NameTitleDate
New York Law JournalTaking It Back—Recovering Transfers in Bankruptcy2011
New York Law JournalReasonable Insecurity: Strategies for Doing Business with Financially Troubled Counterparties2010
Turnaround ManagementTo Be or Not to Be: Whether or Not to Be a Stalking Horse in a Bankruptcy Sale2004


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor, with HonorsN/A
State University of New York at OneontaN/AB.S., magna cum laudeN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
New York City Bankruptcy ConferenceSIPA Liquidations and Ponzi Schemes2010
Outsourcing and Offshoring 2009: Meeting New ChallengesEffective Negotiation Strategies for Outsourcing Transactions2009
11th Annual New York City Bankruptcy ConferenceSales Issues: Developments in 363 Sales and Procedures2009
IBA Conference, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAcquisition of Companies in the Zone of Insolvency2008
American Bankruptcy Institute's 10th Annual New York City Bankruptcy ConferenceTroubled Hedge Fund Liquidations2008
7th Annual New York City Bankruptcy ConferenceValuation in Out-of-Court and Chapter 11 Restructuring2005
New York City Bankruptcy ConferenceConfirmation Issues: New Value Plans, Releases, Plans for Administratively Insolvent Debtors, Replacing the Board2004