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Kenneth H. Eckstein

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Phone: 212.715.9229 Fax: 212.715.8229 New York
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July 1, 2007 19 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers in America 2007 Awards/Honors 
November 12, 2013 2014 Benchmark Litigation Names Kramer Levin to the Top Tier of New York Litigation Firms Awards/Honors 
September 23, 2008 27 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers in America 2009 Awards/Honors 
August 31, 2011 32 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2012 Awards/Honors 
August 4, 2010 33 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2011, Representing 19 Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
July 30, 2009 34 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2010, Representing More Than 20 Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
August 15, 2013 41 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2014 Awards/Honors 
July 18, 2006 42 Kramer Levin Attorneys Nominated to Appear in First Edition of New York Super Lawyers, Four in Top 100 Awards/Honors 
August 21, 2012 43 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2013 Awards/Honors 
July 31, 2007 54 Kramer Levin Attorneys Recognized in Second Annual New York Super Lawyers Awards/Honors 
September 29, 2008 54 Kramer Levin Attorneys Recognized in Third Annual New York Super Lawyers, Three in Top 100, and Naftalis Receives Top Point Getter Status for all NY Metro Area Awards/Honors 
January 11, 2013 Bankruptcy Group of the Year: Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
January 9, 2008 Best Lawyers in America for 2008 Recognizes 22 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
March 22, 2012 Chambers Global 2012 Highly Ranks Eleven Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
March 14, 2013 Chambers Global 2013 Highly Ranks Ten Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
March 13, 2014 Chambers Global 2014 Highly Ranks Ten Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas Awards/Honors 
February 21, 2007 Chambers USA 2007 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Business Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 13, 2008 Chambers USA 2008 Selects 17 Kramer Levin Attorneys in 10 Practice Areas as Leaders in Their Field Awards/Honors 
June 12, 2009 Chambers USA 2009 Selects 16 Kramer Levin Attorneys and 6 Practice Areas as Some of the Best in the Legal Field Awards/Honors 
June 11, 2010 Chambers USA 2010 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 10, 2011 Chambers USA 2011 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 7, 2012 Chambers USA 2012 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
May 28, 2013 Chambers USA 2013 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
May 23, 2014 Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Lawyers and Practices Awards/Honors 
May 31, 2005 Chambers USA Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Business Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 18, 2007 Chambers USA Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Business Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 17, 2010 Eckstein Named Restructuring Lawyer of the Year at Distressed M&A Deal Forum & Turnaround Atlas Awards Awards/Honors 
December 12, 2011 Eckstein Named to List of Top Restructuring Lawyers of 2011 by Turnarounds & Workouts, One of Only Twelve Awards/Honors 
December 19, 2013 Eckstein Named to List of Top Restructuring Lawyers of 2013 by Turnarounds & Workouts – One of Only Twelve Awards/Honors 
November 2, 2012 Eckstein Selected As One of the Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon 500 Awards/Honors 
May 2003 Eckstein, Lindenbaum, Naftalis and Neveloff Selected for America's Leading Business Lawyers 2003-2004 Guide Awards/Honors 
January 4, 2012 Eckstein, Naftalis Selected as Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon 500 Awards/Honors 
December 15, 2009 Firm Deals Receive Four Awards at the M&A Advisor Awards Gala Awards/Honors 
March 23, 2010 Firm Deals Receive Three Awards at the M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards Gala Awards/Honors 
April 2, 2007 Kramer Levin Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year Win Noted in Newsday Awards/Honors 
September 27, 2010 Kramer Levin Has More "Top 10" and "Top 100” Attorneys On the 2010 New York Super Lawyers List Than Any Other Firm; Overall Firm Lands 58 Attorneys on the List Awards/Honors 
October 8, 2012 Kramer Levin Has More “Top 100” Attorneys On the 2012 New York Super Lawyers List Than Any Other Firm: Gary P. Naftalis, Chair of Firm’s Litigation Department, Receives Top Ranking Awards/Honors 
October 5, 2009 Kramer Levin Lands 53 Lawyers on the New York Super Lawyers List and Six in the Survey's "Top 100” - No Firm Has More "Top 100" Lawyers Awards/Honors 
September 20, 2011 Kramer Levin Lands 62 Attorneys on the 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
September 13, 2013 Kramer Levin Lands 72 Attorneys on the 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
March 8, 2010 Kramer Levin Named a Law Firm of the Year Finalist by M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards Awards/Honors 
January 31, 2011 Kramer Levin Named a Law Firm of the Year Finalist by M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards Awards/Honors 
January 23, 2014 Kramer Levin Named as Law Firm of the Year Recipient at Upcoming M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards Awards/Honors 
February 25, 2014 Kramer Levin Named Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year by the M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards: Firm Also Receives Awards for 363 Sale of the Year and Energy Deal of the Year Firm News/Press Release 
March 21, 2007 Kramer Levin Named Law Firm of the Year at M&A Advisor Turnaround Award Dinner; Firm Also Wins Award for Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year Awards/Honors 
November 1, 2011 Kramer Levin Named Law Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy Litigation Awards/Honors 
March 7, 2011 Kramer Levin Wins Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year Awards/Honors 
June 17, 2010 Kramer Levin Wins Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year (for Middle Market) at Distressed M&A Deal Forum and Turnaround Atlas Awards Gala Awards/Honors 
June 20, 2011 Kramer Levin Wins Corporate Turnaround of the Year and Industrial Products & Manufacturing of the Year at Distressed M&A Deal Forum and Turnaround Atlas Awards Awards/Honors 
June 26, 2014 Kramer Levin Wins Creditors Restructuring Law Firm of the Year at Annual Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards Awards/Honors 
February 1, 2012 Kramer Levin Wins Healthcare and Community Impact Deals of the Year for St. Vincent's Representation Awards/Honors 
June 26, 2013 Kramer Levin Wins Turnaround of the Year at Turnaround Atlas Awards Awards/Honors 
January 3, 2013 Kramer Levin’s Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Named One of Law360’s Top Practice Groups of 2012 Awards/Honors 
December 4, 2013 Kramer Levin’s Kenneth Eckstein Inducted to the American College of Bankruptcy Awards/Honors 
June 28, 2012 Kramer Levin's Work as Debtor's Counsel on Saint Vincent's Hospital Bankruptcy Wins Healthcare Services Turnaround Atlas Award Awards/Honors 
February 24, 2011 Lawdragon Recognizes Nine Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
June 8, 2009 Legal 500 US 2009 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 7, 2010 Legal 500 US 2010 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 2, 2011 Legal 500 US 2011 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 4, 2012 Legal 500 US 2012 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 18, 2013 Legal 500 US 2013 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 26, 2014 Legal 500 US 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
May 8, 2008 Ranked One of the Nation’s Best, Kramer Levin’s Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department Wins Series of Awards and Honors Awards/Honors 
November 2, 2005 Ten Attorneys Selected to Appear in The Best Lawyers in America Awards/Honors 
June 12, 2012 Turnaround Atlas Awards Names Five Kramer Levin Bankruptcy Representations Finalists in Ten Categories; Firm Also a Law Firm of the Year Finalist for Bankruptcy Work in Mid Market Awards/Honors 
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J.D., New York University School of Law, 1979
  • Research Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics, 1978-1979
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B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1976
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New York, 1980
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1980
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1980
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John J. Galgay,  U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1978 - 1979
    -New York City Bar Association, Member, Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization 
    -American Bar Association, Member, Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law

    Awards, Commendations 

    -Included in Chambers USA, Leading Lawyers For Business, 2003-2014
    -Included in Legal 500 US, 2009-2013
    -Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2004-2014
    -Included in New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2013
    -Listed in Lawdragon 500 (2012)
    -Listed in Lawdragon 3000 (2011)
    -Named "Restructuring Lawyer of the Year" by Global M&A Network at the Distressed M&A Deal Forum and Turnaround Atlas Awards Gala, 2010
    -Named by Turnarounds & Workouts as one of the top 10 “Outstanding RestructuringLawyers 2011”