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Kenneth H. Eckstein

Partner

Phone: 212.715.9229 Fax: 212.715.8229 New York
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July 18, 2014 Kramer Levin Successfully Navigates Genco Shipping & Trading Through Complex “Pre-Pack” Restructuring Firm News/Press Release 
June 26, 2014 Legal 500 US 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers 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 
May 23, 2014 Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Lawyers and Practices Awards/Honors 
April 1, 2014 Kramer Levin Defeats Attempt to Block $100 Million in Payments to Injured Breast Implant Recipients Firm News/Press Release 
March 13, 2014 Chambers Global 2014 Highly Ranks Ten Kramer Levin Attorneys and Six Practice Areas 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 
January 23, 2014 Kramer Levin Named as Law Firm of the Year Recipient at Upcoming M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards Awards/Honors 
December 19, 2013 Eckstein Named to List of Top Restructuring Lawyers of 2013 by Turnarounds & Workouts – One of Only Twelve Awards/Honors 
December 12, 2013 ResCap Plan Confirmed. Kramer Levin Represents Creditor's Committee in $2.1. Billion ResCap Bankruptcy Deal Firm News/Press Release 
December 4, 2013 Kramer Levin’s Kenneth Eckstein Inducted to the American College of Bankruptcy Awards/Honors 
November 12, 2013 2014 Benchmark Litigation Names Kramer Levin to the Top Tier of New York Litigation Firms Awards/Honors 
September 13, 2013 Kramer Levin Lands 72 Attorneys on the 2013 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
August 15, 2013 41 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2014 Awards/Honors 
June 18, 2013 Legal 500 US 2013 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers 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 
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 
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 
June 25, 2012 Chapter 11 Plan of Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York Confirmed; Grant Thornton LLP and Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP Conclude Significant Healthcare Industry Bankruptcy Firm News/Press Release 
June 4, 2012 Legal 500 US 2012 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
February 17, 2012 Kramer Levin Helps Achieve Confirmed Plan in Washington Mutual Bankruptcy Firm News/Press Release 
January 20, 2012 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of Hostess Brands Inc. Firm News/Press Release 
December 12, 2011 Eckstein Named to List of Top Restructuring Lawyers of 2011 by Turnarounds & Workouts, One of Only Twelve Awards/Honors 
November 1, 2011 Kramer Levin Named Law Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy Litigation Awards/Honors 
September 20, 2011 Kramer Levin Lands 62 Attorneys on the 2011 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Awards/Honors 
July 21, 2011 Kramer Levin Launches Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Blog Firm News/Press Release 
June 2, 2011 Legal 500 US 2011 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
April 7, 2011 Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel Represents Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers in $260 Million Manhattan Campus Sale to Rudin/North Shore LIJ Health System Firm News/Press Release 
June 7, 2010 Legal 500 US 2010 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
April 27, 2010 Court Approves Settlement Won by Kramer Levin on Behalf of Unsecured Creditors in Magna Bankruptcy Firm News/Press Release 
April 26, 2010 Kramer Levin Represents St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers in Chapter 11 Proceedings Firm News/Press Release 
September 1, 2009 Bally Total Fitness Emerges from Chapter 11 Firm News/Press Release 
August 13, 2009 Kramer Levin Chosen to Represent Unsecured Creditors Committee for Cooper-Standard Firm News/Press Release 
June 8, 2009 Legal 500 US 2009 Recognizes Kramer Levin's Leading Practices and Lawyers Awards/Honors 
June 4, 2009 Kramer Levin Represents GM Unsecured Creditors Firm News/Press Release 
May 8, 2009 Kramer Levin Closes Deloitte LLP’s Purchase of BearingPoint Public Services Business Firm News/Press Release 
May 6, 2009 Kramer Levin Represents Chrysler Unsecured Creditors Firm News/Press Release 
April 17, 2009 Kramer Levin Client Deloitte Receives Bankruptcy Court Approval for Purchase of BearingPoint Public Services Assets Firm News/Press Release 
March 27, 2009 Kramer Levin Advises Deloitte LLP in Proposed Purchase of BearingPoint Public Service Business Firm News/Press Release 
March 20, 2009 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of Magna Entertainment Firm News/Press Release 
December 18, 2008 Tribune Banks Pick Kramer Levin As Counsel Firm News/Press Release 
August 8, 2008 Ascendia Files for Chapter 11 Protection Firm News/Press Release 
August 16, 2005 Kramer Levin Helps Owens Corning Bank Group Overturn Consolidation Order Potentially Shifting More Than a Billion Dollars to Other Creditors Firm News/Press Release 
November 9, 1998 Dow Corning Reaches Settlement on Breast Implant Claims - One of the Largest Product-Liability Settlements to Date Firm News/Press Release 
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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”