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Adam L. Shiff

Partner | New York
T (212) 506-1732
F (212) 506-1800

Adam L. Shiff's practice focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring, including representing debtors, formal and informal committees of creditors and equity securities holders, trustees, investors and purchasers of distressed businesses.  Adam was highlighted by The Legal 500 2012 as an “effective and industrious lawyer” in the area of Finance: Corporate Restructuring.  Adam was also ranked in Chambers USA, 2005 and 2006, as one of the “Up-and-Coming Individuals” in the United States in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, was listed as a “leading lawyer” by IFLR 1000 2013, 2014 and 2015, was recognized in New York Metro Super Lawyers 2008, 2009, 2013-2016, and was highlighted in the Legal 500 2015 Corporate Restructuring practice area.

Adam received undergraduate degrees from The Wharton School and The College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was the Managing Editor of the The Tax Lawyer.

Notable Representations

  • Harbinger Capital in the Chapter 11 cases of LightSquared, Inc.
  • Investors in the acquisition of Eastman Kodak through prior back-stopped rights offering.
  • The Official Creditors Committee of Adelphia Communications Corporation.
  • The Official Creditors Committee of Capmark as Special Litigation Counsel.
  • A real estate fund in connection with its proposed acquisition of the assets of Innkeepers USA.
  • Anderson News in its Chapter 11 case.
  • The Noteholder Committee in Linens ‘n Things, Inc.
  • PCA Corporation and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases.
  • The Official Creditors Committee of Converse, Inc.
  • The Bondholder Committees in Global Ocean Carriers and Enterprise Shipping.
  • Navigator Holdings and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases.
  • The Trade Committee in Delphi Corporation.
  • The Bondholder Committees in Covad Communications and Flag Communications.
  • The Chapter 7 Trustee of FoxMeyer Corporation.
  • Committees of and individual creditors, funds and financial institutions in Marvel Entertainment Group, WorldCom, Inc., Stations Holding Corporation (f/k/a Benedek Broadcasting Corporation), Galvex Corporation, Fine Host Corporation, and Trump Entertainment Resorts, among many others.

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