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Judith Elkin

Judith Elkin

Judith Elkin PLCC

New Rochelle, NY, USA

Ms. Elkin is a partner in the Business Reorganization and Bankruptcy Section of Haynes and Boone, and is resident in the New York office.  She has over 30 years’ experience representing debtors, creditors, creditors' committees, lenders, acquirers and other parties-in-interest in domestic and cross-border reorganization proceedings and financial restructurings.  She speaks frequently on domestic and international insolvency issues, both in the U.S. and internationally, most recently at the ABA International Section 2013 Meetings in London, the International Bar Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting in Dublin and the International Insolvency Institute’s 2012 Conference in Paris.

Recent representations include: out of court restructuring of the largest privately owned office complex in Washington, D.C., secured lender in out-of-court restructuring of a multi-billion dollar time share company; Goldman Sachs in defense of $2.3 billion fraudulent transfer litigation in Extended Stay cases; Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank as agent lender in Trinity Coal cases and in related international arbitration proceeding; senior secured lender in SemGroup cases; potential acquirer in Delphi cases, agent lender in Adelphia cases; co-chair of the Enron Creditors’ Committee; and Mirant as debtor-in-possession in its chapter 11.

Member: ABA: International Section (Vice Chair, Secured Transactions and Insolvency Committee (2013-2015); April 2014 Spring Meeting planning committee; Litigation Section  (Co-Chair, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation Committee 1997-2001), Section of Business Law (Business Bankruptcy Committee); International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) (Chair 2010-2012/Executive Board member/Co-Chair Advisory Board); IBA: Insolvency Section (Co-Chair 2010-2012); III; ABI; TMA and NYSBA (Animal Law Committee).  She served on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Zoological Society (2000-2004), is a Patron of the Wildlife Conservation Society and a member of the Board of the New Rochelle Humane Society.

Honors: 2013 recipient Melnik Award for exceptional contributions by an IWIRC member. Recognized: Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2005-2013, Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2012-2013 and a Super Lawyer - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Law (2007-2013).


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