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Kenneth H. Eckstein


Phone: 212.715.9229 Fax: 212.715.8229 New York
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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 
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 
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 
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 
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 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 
J.D., New York University School of Law, 1979
  • Research Editor, Journal of International Law and Politics, 1978-1979
B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1976
New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1980
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, 2003-2013
    -Included in Legal 500 US, 2009-2012
    -Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2004-2013
    -Included in New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2012
    -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”