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Thomas Moers Mayer


Co-chair, Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy

Phone: 212.715.9169 Fax: 212.715.8000 New York
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May 18 2016 Kramer Levin Wins Turnaround of the Year and Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year Global M&A Network’s 8th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards Awards/Honors 
March 17, 2015 Chambers Global 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys and Practices Awards/Honors 
February 11, 2016 Kramer Levin Represents Certain Targus Holding Companies in Prepackaged Chapter 11 Cases Firm News/Press Release 
February 1, 2016 Thomas Moers Mayer to Testify in Congressional Hearings on Puerto Rico Firm News/Press Release 
January 28, 2016 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors’ Committee of Arch Coal Inc. Firm News/Press Release 
October 15, 2015 Benchmark Litigation 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin as a Top Tier New York Litigation Firm; Seven Partners Named Litigation Stars Awards/Honors 
September 16, 2015 2015 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Recognizes 103 Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
August 17, 2015 2016 Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Kramer Levin Attorneys Awards/Honors 
July 9, 2015 Profile: Litigator of the Week: Thomas Moers Mayer Profile 
July 7, 2015 Kramer Levin Wins First Circuit Appeal Declaring Puerto Rico’s Restructuring Act Unconstitutional Firm News/Press Release 
June 3, 2015 Legal 500 US 2015 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
May 19, 2015 Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Kramer Levin Awards/Honors 
February 7, 2015 Kramer Levin Clients Franklin and Oppenheimer Have Big Win With Puerto Rico Recovery Act Declared "Unconstitutional" Firm News/Press Release 
December 22, 2014 Two Kramer Levin Practices Named Law 360’s Practice Groups of The Year: Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy; Real Estate Awards/Honors 
November 7, 2014 City of Detroit Adjustment Plan Confirmed in Largest Municipal Bankruptcy Case in U.S. History Firm News/Press Release 
August 18, 2014 42 Kramer Levin Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers 2015 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 
May 15, 2014 Kramer Levin Partner Thomas Moers Mayer Appointed to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules 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 
January 14, 2014 Tom Mayer and Jerri Sines Mayer to be Honored by Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Awards/Honors 
December 20, 2013 Patriot Coal Corporation Confirms Plan of Reorganization and Emerges from Bankruptcy Firm News/Press Release 
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 
September 4, 2013 Kramer Levin Represents Backstoppers in Connection With Eastman Kodak's Emergence from Bankruptcy Firm News/Press Release 
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 
December 7, 2012 Kramer Levin Represents Noteholders in Connection with a Private Exchange of Approximately $1.6 billion of Outstanding Energy Future Holdings Unsecured Notes Firm News/Press Release 
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 
July 19, 2012 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of Patriot Coal Firm News/Press Release 
June 28, 2012 Kramer Levin's Work as Creditors Committee Counsel on Capmark Bankruptcy Wins Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year Award Awards/Honors 
June 13, 2012 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of RG Steel 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 
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 
February 11, 2011 Kramer Levin Successfully Represents Second Lien Agent of Oriental Trading Firm News/Press Release 
May 1, 2010 Mayer Speaks at American Bankruptcy Institute Annual Spring Meeting Firm News/Press Release 
November 2, 2009 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of Capmark Financial Group Inc. 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 6, 2009 Kramer Levin Represents Chrysler Unsecured Creditors Firm News/Press Release 
February 6, 2009 Kramer Levin Selected as Counsel to Unsecured Creditors Committee of Smurfit-Stone Firm News/Press Release 
December 18, 2008 Tribune Banks Pick Kramer Levin As Counsel Firm News/Press Release 
July 2, 2008 Kramer Levin Successfully Represents Unsecured Creditors' Committee as Dura Emerges Out of Chapter 11 Firm News/Press Release 
May 4, 2006 Noteholders Take Control of WCI Steel, Inc. Firm News/Press Release 
March 15, 2006 Agreement On Consensual Plan Reached In WCI Steel Bankruptcy Firm News/Press Release 
March 31, 2005 Kramer Levin Represents Special Committee of Non-Affiliated ICG Directors as International Coal Group Plans to Acquire Anker Coal Group and CoalQuest for $300 Million Firm News/Press Release 
J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1981
  • Editor, Harvard Law Review, 1980-1981
A.B., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College, 1977
New York, 1982
Honorable J. Edward Lumbard,  U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit, 1981 - 1982
    -Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer, Turnarounds & Workouts (2012)
    -Conway Mackenzie & Dunleavy Award (Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer) (2007)
    -Benchmark Litigation Litigation Star (2014-2016)
    -Best Lawyers (2005; 2007-2016)
    -Chambers USA (2004-2015)
    -Chambers Global (2007-2016)
    -Lawdragon 3000 (2011)
    -Lawdragon 500 (2007)
    -Legal 500 US (2006; 2009-2015)
    -New York Super Lawyers Super Lawyer (2006-2009; 2011)
    -New York Super Lawyers Top 100 (2010; 2012-2015)
    -American College of Bankruptcy, fellow; board of directors
    -National Bankruptcy Conference (2008)
    -New York City Bar Association