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Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

1633 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NY 10019, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 506 1700
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Fax +1 212 506 1800
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www.kasowitz.com

David S. Rosner

Tel:
Work (212) 506-1726
Email:
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation; Plaintiffs' Litigation

Career

David S. Rosner is a leading bankruptcy litigator and restructuring partner featured in Chambers USA 2004-2015 (praised as a “really good, effective and creative lawyer,” and “terrifically capable and effective”); “America's Top 100 Restructuring Professionals” (The K&A Restructuring Register): 2004, 2005, and 2006; and recipient of Turnaround & Workouts “10 Most Outstanding Young Bankruptcy Lawyers” for 2003. Mr. Rosner has also been recognized in New York Metro Super Lawyers 2007-2016, The Best Lawyers in America© 2012-2016 in the areas of “Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law” and “Litigation: Bankruptcy,” as one of Avenue Magazine’s “Legal Elite,” and highlighted by The Legal 500 in 2014 and 2015 in the area of “Finance: Corporate Restructuring.”

Mr. Rosner represents committees of distressed hedge funds, private equity funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, and holders of securities at every capital structure level in major corporate insolvencies in central roles in some of the largest, most complex bankruptcies in the United States.

Mr. Rosner enjoys a national practice and reputation and has successfully litigated, argued, and won insolvency-related decisions at the First and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal as well as District and Bankruptcy Courts throughout the country.

Mr. Rosner enjoys a national practice and reputation and has successfully litigated, argued, and won insolvency-related decisions at the First and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal as well as District and Bankruptcy Courts throughout the country.

Member

New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Education

Boston University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1989); Washington University, St. Louis (B.A., B.S., 1986)


United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

‘Practical, creative and fantastic on their feet’, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP is a ‘go-to adviser in bankruptcy and litigation matters’. The firm focuses on representing holders of securities in distressed companies, including working with hedge funds, private equity funds and other creditors. The ‘very dependable’ team is led by New York-based David Rosner and includes the ‘impressive’ Andrew Glenn, also in New York, and new arrival Kyung Lee, who joined in Houston from Diamond McCarthy LLP. The practice is representing an ad hoc group of parent company creditors in the $500m administrative claim allocation litigation arising from the Chapter 11 of Energy Future Holdings and its affiliates. In another highlight, the firm is acting for White Energy and three of its directors in litigation related to a corporate governance dispute following a reorganization of the company. Other clients include the official committee of unsecured creditors of Nine West Holdings, TPG Capital and Waterfall Asset Management. Daniel Fliman left to join Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.

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