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Sullivan & Worcester LLP

1633 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6708, USA
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Jeffrey Gleit

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Sullivan & Worcester LLP

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Bankruptcy & Restructuring


Jeffrey R. Gleit is a partner and co-leader of the Bankruptcy & Restructuring Group in the New York office. His practice consists of representing debtors, hedge funds, private equity funds, financial institutions and trade creditors in restructuring distressed companies. Jeff works with clients in a variety of industries, including financial, energy, automotive, retail, telecommunications and manufacturing. Jeff regularly advises boards of directors in distressed situations. In addition, he provides counsel to parties to credit default swap transactions. Jeff was named a New York Super Lawyer for the years 2013-2017 as well as a "Rising Star" in 2011 and 2012. He was also recognized by Law360 as a "Rising Star" in 2014, and was selected by Turnarounds & Workouts as an "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer" in 2012.


New York, 2001
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer, Turnarounds & Workouts (2012)
New York Super Lawyers (2013-2017)
"Rising Star," New York Super Lawyers (2011-2012)
"Rising Star," Law360 (2014


Turnaround Management Association


J.D., honors with distinction, Hofstra University School of Law, 2000
B.B.A., Hofstra University, 1997

United States: Dispute resolution

General commercial disputes

Within: General commercial disputes

The lean team at Sullivan & Worcester LLP is capable of handling a range of commercial disputes around the US; standout areas include tax, art and tech-related litigation. In ongoing work, Jeffrey Gleit is representing a technology hardware company in connection with the recovery of over $110m of avoidable transfers to multiple parties in around 300 separate actions. Elsewhere, David Nagle and the team successfully represented Delta Dental in litigation involving insurance premium excise tax before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Gerry Silver heads the practice, and Laura Steinberg is another key contact.

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