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Kenneth H. Eckstein


Co-chair, Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Phone: 212.715.9229 Fax: 212.715.8229 New York
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December 5, 2012 Eckstein, Mayer Profiled in Turnarounds & Workouts Trends Media Mentions 
September 10, 2012 Eckstein Comments on Surging Bankruptcy Practice in The Deal Pipeline Media Mentions 
October 31, 2011 Class Action Issues Affecting Chapter 11 Reorganizations Article 
July 19, 2011 Eckstein Featured in Lawdragon's 'Lawyer Limelight' Media Mentions 
June 28, 2011 Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Alert: New Bankruptcy Rule 2019: Brighter Light, Darker Shadows Client Alert/Update 
April 1, 2011 Eckstein Quoted in American Lawyer on Drop in Corporate Bankruptcy Filings Media Mentions 
January 11, 2010 Eckstein Comments to Reuters on Settlement in Magna Entertainment Case Media Mentions 
September 3, 2009 Eckstein Comments on Bally's Emergence from Bankruptcy in Am Law Daily Media Mentions 
August 17, 2009 Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Alert: Special Purpose Entities - The New Chapter 11 Debtors: General Growth Bankruptcy Court Takes the "Remoteness" Out of Bankruptcy Structured Earnings Client Alert/Update 
May 6, 2009 Kramer Levin Wins Six-Firm Beauty Contest for Chrysler Creditors Committee Media Mentions 
February 5, 2009 Financial Institutions Alert: Hedge Fund Transparency Act Client Alert/Update 
December 2008 Financial Institutions Alert: Preparing for the Unthinkable: The Collapse of Another Major Dealer and Practical Risk Mitigation Strategies To Take Now Client Alert/Update 
December 4, 2008 Kramer Levin Representation of Bally in Chapter 11 Proceedings Noted in Am Law Daily Media Mentions 
November 21, 2008 Financial Institutions Derivatives Alert: State of New York Insurance Department Will Not Regulate Credit Default Swaps as Insurance Client Alert/Update 
November 17, 2008 Financial Institutions Derivatives Alert: Lehman Bankruptcy – Procedures for the Settlement or Assumption and Assignment of Derivative Contracts Client Alert/Update 
November 6, 2008 Financial Institutions Derivatives Alert: Credit Default Swap Regulation Overview Client Alert/Update 
October 21, 2008 Financial Institutions Derivatives Alert: Bankruptcy of a Dealer – An Overview of Derivatives Issues Client Alert/Update 
October 4, 2007 Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Update: Fall 2007 Newsletter Newsletter 
March 28, 2007 Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Alert: Recent Ruling Holds Bondholders Entitled to Unsecured Damage Claim Arising From Prepayment of Prepetition Secured Debt Client Alert/Update 
March 19, 2007 Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Alert: Bankruptcy Judge in Southern District of NY Compels Members of Ad Hoc Committee to Disclose Pricing and Other Information Related to Their Positions Client Alert/Update 
December 2006 Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Update: Fall 2006 Newsletter Newsletter 
April 2006 Eckstein Quoted in CFO Magazine Media Mentions 
February 2006 In re Owens Corning - The Third Circuit Clears the Air on Substantive Consolidation Client Alert/Update 
November 15, 2005 Eckstein Quoted in Compliance Week Media Mentions 
October 3, 2005 Eckstein Quoted in Crain's New York Business Media Mentions 
October 2005 Kramer Levin Team Mentioned in American Lawyer Article on Owens Corning Case Media Mentions 
April 22, 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 Client Alert/Update 
August 11, 2000 Newsday Articles Discuss How Kramer Levin Helps Locate Missing Funds Media Mentions 
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
Honorable John J. Galgay,  United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1978 - 1979
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1980
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1980
    -Named "Legal Advisor of the Year" by M&A Advisor at the Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2015
    -Named to Law360's 2014 MVP list for Bankruptcy
    -Named a "Top 100 Restructuring Turnaround Professional" by Global M&A Network in 2014
    -Listed in Benchmark Litigation, 2014-2015
    -Recognized in Chambers USA, Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013-2014
    -Included in Chambers Global, 2012-2015
    -Included in Legal 500 US, 2009-2013
    -Included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2004-2015
    -Included in New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2014
    -Listed in Lawdragon 500, 2011-2012
    -Named by Turnarounds & Workouts as one of the top 10 “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers" in 2011 and 2013
    -Named "Restructuring Lawyer of the Year" by Global M&A Network at the Distressed M&A Deal Forum and Turnaround Atlas Awards Gala, 2010
    -New York City Bar Association, Member, Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization 
    -American Bar Association, Member, Section on Corporation, Banking and Business Law