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Peter Josef Buenger
New York
PHONE: +1 212 696 6049
FAX: +1 212 697 1559

Mr. Buenger is an associate in the Restructuring and Insolvency group. His practice focuses on representing debtors, foreign representatives, official creditors’ committees, equity committees, potential purchasers, and unsecured creditors in connection with bankruptcy proceedings, distressed asset sales, out-of-court restructurings, and claims trading.

He is notable for his experience of complex bankruptcy litigation, and he has advised debtors, committees, creditors, and fiduciaries in a variety of adversary proceedings and contested matters.

Highlights include representation of a Mexican government development bank on the insolvency proceedings of Spain’s largest energy company. Mr. Buenger has acted in Chapter 15 cases in the U.S. as well as many Chapter 11 cases.


U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York


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