Rick Antonoff is a partner in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice at Blank Rome LLP. Rick represents banks, non-banks and other direct lenders, alternative investment funds, private equity firms, asset managers, trade creditors and other parties in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts including restructuring illiquid assets such as art, real estate, aircraft, and marine. Rick maintains a robust cross-border insolvency practice advising trustees in foreign insolvency proceedings. He has an active practice in litigation finance, advising funders on structuring and documenting transactions as well as navigating ethical and professional responsibility issues. Rick advises hedge providers on commodity derivatives under ISDA documentation arising in energy company bankruptcy cases. He also has significant experience in intercreditor disputes and defending parties in preference and fraudulent transfer litigation.
Rick appears in court proceedings throughout the United States. He regularly publishes topical articles, speaks at legal education seminars, and provides commentary for print and broadcast media.
Outside the Firm
Rick recently served as a board member and secretary of New York Junior Tennis & Learning, the largest tennis and education-themed not-for-profit community organization in the United States.