Andrew B. Eckstein
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Andrew Eckstein handles complex debtor and creditor matters in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. He represents debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, lenders, landlords, equity security holders, and asset purchasers in matters involving:
- real estate developers
- industrial companies
- professional services firms
- investment funds
- media and telecommunications enterprises
- transportation-related businesses
| Sources admire his 'advice and strategic thinking,' which inspires 'great confidence.'
Mr. Eckstein is a certified mediator on the panel of mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Sources admire his '"advice and strategic thinking," which inspires "great confidence."
Mr. Eckstein has been repeatedly recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by the publishers of the New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine. In 2014, the magazine ranked Mr. Eckstein as one of the "New York Metro Top 100" attorneys. He is also recognized in Chambers USA as a leading attorney in the field of bankruptcy/restructuring law.
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP as counsel to largest group of former partners in largest law firm bankruptcy
Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting as counsel to creditors' committee in first ever Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy case to be successfully confirmed in New York
Cassa Hotel (New York) as counsel to mortgage and construction lender in connection with complete recovery of $100+ million mortgage foreclosure and bankruptcy
South Side House as counsel to principal of developer of residential loft building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in connection with successful Chapter 11 case resulting in 100% recovery by all creditors and substantial equity return to investors
NYC Off-Track Betting as counsel to creditors' committee in off-track betting and gaming business Chapter 9
Lehman Brothers Holding Inc., as counsel to numerous domestic and international corporate, financial, governmental and quasi-governmental counterparties to derivatives contracts and interest rate swap agreements with Lehman entities regarding termination rights, claims and obligations
London Fog as counsel to purchaser of intellectual property from debtor in bankruptcy
Representation of bank lender to professional services firms in connection with their dissolution and bankruptcy
Representation of bank lenders in negotiated and auction sales of real estate pursuant to consensual, confirmed Chapter 11 plans
PRC, LLC as counsel to creditors' committee in reorganization case of call center, customer service, marketing and business to business service provider
Calpine Corporation as court appointed mediator in successful resolution of $100 million dispute between energy producer/distributor and wholesale energy purchaser/reseller
Acterna as counsel to creditors' committee in successful reorganization of communications testing equipment manufacturer
Special Metals Corporation as counsel to creditors' committee in successful reorganization of largest nickel manufacturer
Sure-Fit as counsel to senior secured lender in manufacturer/distributor's Chapter 11 case
Enron as counsel to creditors, obligors, and defendants in multi-billion dollar Chapter 11 cases of major energy supplier
Adelphia Communications as counsel to institutional pre-petition lender in multi-billion dollar Chapter 11 cases of cable system
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Mr. Eckstein is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
- AV Preeminent®, listed in Martindale-Hubbell®
- "Leading bankruptcy lawyer," listed in The Deal
- Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law, listed in Chambers USA
- 2014, "New York Metro Top 100" attorney, listed in New York Metro Super Lawyers
A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found here.
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