Mr. Bregman is a partner in the Restructuring and Insolvency group. He focuses his practice on representing stakeholders in all types of financial restructuring and insolvency related matters. He has represented clients in out-of-court workouts, pre-packaged, pre-negotiated and traditional chapter 11 cases, purchase and sale transactions involving distressed debt and other assets, going out of business sales and similar disposition transactions, state law dissolutions, insurance liquidations and similar matters. He has also prosecuted and defended complex adversary proceedings, including on behalf of objectors in chapter 11 cases as well as plaintiffs and defendants in avoidance and recovery litigation under the Bankruptcy Code.
Mr. Bregman also concentrates his practice on representing clients in cross-border insolvency proceedings. Among other matters, he participated in representing the "sindico" (Mexican liquidator) in the first successful ancillary proceeding brought by a sindico in the United States following the 2000 enactment of Mexico's insolvency law.
Clients have included publicly and privately owned debtor companies, equity holders, creditors, committees, bankruptcy trustees and court-appointed fiduciaries, representatives of foreign insolvency proceedings, governmental entities, indenture trustees, hedge fund managers and investors, claims traders, litigants in preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, commercial landlords and tenants, and others.
Mr. Bregman is a lecturer and writer on domestic and international insolvency issues.
COURTSNew York - All State Courts
California - All State Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court - Central District of California
U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
MEMBERSHIPSAmerican Bankruptcy Institute
U.S. –Mexico Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors)
Turnaround Management Association
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association
California Bar Association
American Bar Association
AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
2012 New York Super Lawyers - Recognized by his peers as one of New York's top restructuring lawyers