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Dechert LLP

1095 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797, USA
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Work +1 212 698 3500
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Fax +1 212 698 3599
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www.dechert.com

Gary J. Mennitt

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Work +1 212 698 3831
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Dechert LLP

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International and Insolvency Litigation

Career

Gary J. Mennitt is co-head of Dechert’s International and Insolvency Litigation group. He concentrates on complex multinational litigation and contentious cross-border matters. He has extensive experience leading creditors’ rights, insolvency and bondholder litigation. His practice is fully integrated with Dechert’s bankruptcy and reorganization group.

Mr. Mennitt represents clients in state and federal trials and appeals throughout the United States in complex matters where much is at stake. Mr. Mennitt has extensive first chair trial experience and has tried more than twenty-five cases.

Education

University of Virginia School of Architecture, B.S., 1985, with Academic Honors; Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1990


United States: Dispute resolution

International litigation

Within: International litigation

Dechert LLP is 'excellent' at handling complex multi-jurisdictional litigation matters, where it regularly advises investment funds, corporations and sovereign bodies. Indeed, the team is ‘brilliant, dedicated to its clients and is certainly a tier-one firm’, according to one client. Dennis H Hranitzky, who is co-head of the firm's international and insolvency litigation group in New York, is 'very sharp and very strategic’; he is currently advising funds managed by Argentem Creek Partners LP in litigation and Chapter 15 insolvency proceedings relating to defaulted bonds. Department co-head Gary Mennitt is also recommended. In Philadephia, Michael McGinley joined the group having acted as associate counsel to the President in the White House Counsel's Office.

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