Restructuring and Insolvency Litigation Practice

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Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Litigation Lawyers

Curtis has a strong litigation practice with an impressive track record of success in bankruptcy-related disputes. Our multidisciplinary teams are comprised of seasoned restructuring and insolvency professionals who have paved the way in developing existing case law, and some of the finest litigators, with proven trial acumen in U.S. federal and state courts.

Curtis has a sophisticated bankruptcy and insolvency litigation practice and achieves outstanding results in complex disputes on a broad range of high-stakes issues arising in chapter 11 cases, including adversary proceedings and bankruptcy-related litigations. The firm represents clients in the most significant insolvency cases and restructurings throughout the United States and related complex litigation claims arising from such bankruptcy cases, including Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

The firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency professionals work hand-in-hand with the firm’s deep roster of accomplished and seasoned litigators to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations with proven results in bankruptcy litigation matters. As one of the oldest multidisciplinary law firms in New York City, the firm’s clients benefit from the Bankruptcy Litigation group’s long-standing knowledge of New York judges, mediators, experts, consultants, and opposing counsel.


Litigate Complex Claims Across Multiple Venues

Bankruptcy cases frequently give rise to litigation claims, sometimes spanning several jurisdictions. Our deep knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, coupled with our litigation skills, give us an edge in litigating claims in bankruptcy courts, state and federal district court, as well as mediation and arbitration forums (under the auspices of ICC, ICSID, AAA, LCIA, and ad hoc commercial arbitrations).

Many of our litigators are admitted in multiple courts and are seasoned advocates, with experience in federal as well as state courts in the U.S. at both the trial and appellate levels. Curtis litigators are known for their acumen at trial, but bring the same commitment and intensity to their work at every stage of a lawsuit, through discovery and motion practice.

Results-Oriented Bankruptcy Litigation Practice

As Curtis has particular experience in offering clients highly skilled legal counsel in high-stakes matters, the Bankruptcy Litigation group applies an interdisciplinary approach, drawing upon the experience of other practice groups throughout the firm, enabling the team to develop comprehensive strategies that address the legal and factual issues in a case and achieve favorable results on behalf of the client. The high caliber of our bankruptcy litigation practice is evident from the results achieved in complex bankruptcy cases throughout the world.

Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Litigation Lawyers

Curtis has a strong litigation practice with an impressive track record of success in bankruptcy-related disputes. Our multidisciplinary teams are comprised of seasoned restructuring and insolvency professionals who have paved the way in developing existing case law, and some of the finest litigators, with proven trial acumen in U.S. federal and state courts.

"Strong all-round bankruptcy capabilities" and "a leading international insolvency practice."

Legal 500: USA 2019 Restructuring

The team "specializes in Chapter 11 litigation, particularly for indenture trustees and multinational corporations."

Legal 500: USA Restructuring 2019

Ranked a top firm for International Insolvencies by Global Restructuring Review.

Global Restructuring Review 2019
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