Andrew DeNatale is a leading authority on bankruptcy law with over 35 years of experience in restructuring and insolvency matters. He has served as counsel to a wide range of clients, including institutional lenders, unsecured creditors committees, individual creditors (both secured and unsecured), and debtors. He advises on a variety of matters, including major Chapter 11 proceedings, multinational bankruptcy cases and the structure and restructuring of corporate and financial transactions to eliminate or reduce insolvency-related or lender liability risks.
In March 2009, Mr. DeNatale rejoined Stroock’s Financial Restructuring Practice Group as Partner and Head of the Special Situations Lending Group. Mr. DeNatale was the former Co-Head of White & Case's Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group.
Honors and Awards
Mr. DeNatale’s accomplishments have been recognized by a number of publications, including Chambers USA, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and New York Super Lawyers.
As noted by Chambers, Mr. DeNatale is “a smart and knowledgeable consensus builder” who “quickly recognizes the issues and goals of his clients and works hard to achieve them.”
Mr. DeNatale has lectured on bankruptcy law for a variety of groups, including the American Bar Association and the Practising Law Institute. He has published extensively in such journals as The Business Lawyer, American Bankruptcy Law Journal, The Secured Lender, and Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, and such treatises as the Collier Bankruptcy Manual, the Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide and Bankruptcy Practice and Strategy.
Admitted to Practice
New York, 1976; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1976; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1977; U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1982; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1978; U.S. Supreme Court, 1979