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Peter L Borowitz

Peter L Borowitz

Debevoise & Plimpton (Ret.)
Mediator - Partner in Law Firm
Bonita Springs , FL, USA


After three decades at Debevoise & Plimpton, Peter Borowitz retired from the partnership in 2007, so that he could focus exclusively on acting as mediator in all types of commercial disputes, with particular emphasis on disputes arising in domestic and cross-border bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings.  In recent years Mr. Borowitz has served as mediator in connection with a number of major Chapter 11 cases, including mediation of Chapter 11 plan issues in the Energy Future Holdings, Tousa and US Capital cases and mediation of adversary proceedings in connection with the Madoff, Lehman, Adelphia, BearingPoint, Polaroid, Refco,  Rhodes Companies, SemCrude and 360networks cases.  (Mr. Borowitz’s mediation cv can be accessed at www.peterborowitz.com.)

Mr. Borowitz received his A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1974 and his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1978, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review and a recipient of the Sears Prize.  Mr. Borowitz joined Debevoise & Plimpton in 1978 and became a partner in 1986.  While his career initially focused on the representation of debtors in bankruptcies and workouts (such as Chrysler, Western Union and Baldwin United), in later years he primarily represented creditors in restructurings in and out of court (including such domestic cases as Orion Pictures, TWA, Enron, USGen, Calpine, Kmart, Oregon Arena, and Dulles Greenway, and such cross-border cases as Sea Containers, Parmalat Canada, LJ Hooker, AeroMexico, Mexicana, Kvaerner, and  Burmeister and Wain).

Peter L Borowitz is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Potpourri of Current Market Developments in Chapter 7 and 11 Business Cases – Energy Future Holdings, Momentive, Radio Shack, Caesars, EDMC, ResCap, Lehmann, Madoff, et al. and Mediation - Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2017: Current Developments, Monday, May 01, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Potpourri of Current Market Developments in Chapter 7 and 11 Business Cases – Energy Future Holdings, Momentive, Radio Shack, Caesars, EDMC, ResCap, Lehmann, Madoff, et al. and Mediation - Potpourri of Current Market Developments in Chapter 7 and 11 Business Cases – Energy Future Holdings, Momentive, Radio Shack, Caesars, EDMC, ResCap, Lehmann, Madoff, et al. and Mediation, Monday, May 01, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Potpourri of Current Market Developments in Chapter 7 and 11 Business Cases – Energy Future Holdings, Momentive, Radio Shack, Caesars, EDMC, ResCap, Lehmann, Madoff, et al. and Mediation - Potpourri of Current Market Developments in Chapter 7 and 11 Business Cases – Energy Future Holdings, Momentive, Radio Shack, Caesars, EDMC, ResCap, Lehmann, Madoff, et al. and Mediation, Monday, May 01, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Bankruptcy & Reorganizations 2017: Current Developments, Wednesday, May 03, 2017, New York, NY
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