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Lynn P. Harrison 3rd

Lynn P. Harrison 3rd

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

New York, NY, USA

Mr. Harrison is co-chair of the firm's Restructuring and Insolvency group. He has experience in insolvency proceedings, workouts and liquidations on behalf of debtors, creditors and trustees. Clients include foreign and domestic, public and private corporations, financial institutions, underwriters and governmental creditors in Chapter 11 reorganizations, structured financings, distressed trades, asset and stock sales, and acquisitions.  Recent highlights of Mr. Harrison's practice include his key role in the firm's international representation of the Italian Extraordinary Administrator of a multinational dairy and food corporation and its affiliates in restructuring some of the company's subsidiaries in the United States and Latin America. Mr. Harrison also counseled the foreign representative of the first successful ancillary proceeding initiated by a "sindico" (a Mexican liquidator) in the United States since the enactment of Mexico's insolvency law, the Ley de Concurso Mercantiles.

Among Mr. Harrison's domestic insolvency matters, he has represented debtors and creditors in high profile Chapter 11 cases. He currently is leading the insolvency aspects of the firm's representation of a major global financial institution, among other matters.

Mr. Harrison is a frequent lecturer and writer on international and domestic insolvency issues.  He has spoken throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and the Far East.  Mr. Harrison has also been a featured commentator for Forbes Magazine in the United States and Phoenix TV InfoNews Channel in China.

Mr. Harrison is recognized as a leading restructuring and insolvency professional in New York by both Chambers USA and Legal 500 USA. Clients note that he “combines keen intelligence and high technical knowledge with warm client-handling skills.”


  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • B.A., Morehouse College, Merrill Scholar
    • Thomas J. Watson Fellow


  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York


  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
  • INSOL World, Editorial Board Member 2007-2009
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association
    • Insolvency Committee, Co-Chair
  • International Insolvency Institute


  • Fellow, INSOL International
  • Chambers USA - Recognized as a top Bankruptcy/Restructuring attorney in New York
  • Best Lawyers in America® - Peer-selected in 2015 in the practice area of Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

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