ArentFox Schiff Adds Leading Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Partner Jeffrey Gleit in New York

ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce the expansion of its Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice with the addition of Partner Jeffrey R. Gleit in New York. Jeff represents debtors, hedge funds, private equity funds, financial institutions, independent directors, and trade creditors in restructuring distressed companies.

For more than two decades, Jeff has advised clients spanning a variety of industries, including financial services, energy, healthcare, automotive, retail, telecommunications, and manufacturing, with all aspects of distressed situations. Jeff’s experience boosts the firm’s distressed lending and recovery, indenture trustee and agency, creditors committee, and debtor capabilities. Jeff also regularly counsels boards of directors in distressed situations, contract counterparties, and parties to credit default swap agreements.

A recognized industry thought leader, Jeff frequently publishes and speaks on hot topics and trends in bankruptcy and restructuring. Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Jeff was the Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group leader at Sullivan & Worcester LLP.

“Our Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice is strategically growing and adding depth, expertise, and capabilities to provide our clients greater breadth and bench strength and otherwise prepare for the likelihood of a challenged and distressed economy. Adding Jeff and Brett Goodman, who joined the group in October, will also enable us to better service the new work created by the needs of our newly combined firm. Jeff’s national reputation and recognized skills fit our team and the firm well.”Andrew I. Silfen
New York Co-Managing Partner and Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Practice Leader

Jeff’s Experience

Jeff’s recent work includes representing secured lenders, private investment firms, and cross-border entities in Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 cases. Other notable work and recognitions include:

  • Represented Newmark Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Knotel, Inc. as part of Knotel’s Chapter 11 case.
  • Represented Purdue Pharma L.P. and its subsidiaries as special conflicts counsel in their Chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, in the Covia Holdings Corporation and Denbury Resources Chapter 11 cases.
  • Represented the independent directors of iQor Holdings in connection with iQor’s prepackaged Chapter 11 case.
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