Gabriel SassonAssociate

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Offices


Services

Gabriel Sasson concentrates his practice on bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructuring transactions.  Mr. Sasson has extensive experience representing ad hoc groups of bondholders, secured lenders and other creditors, DIP lenders, official committees of unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, equity holders and debtors in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings. 

In addition, Mr. Sasson has experience in the representation of large insurance companies, as creditors, in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. 

Representative Matters

  • Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee and DIP lenders)
  • Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (indenture trustee)
  • American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Citadel Broadcasting Corporation (official creditors' committee)
  • Halcón Resources Corporation (indenture trustee)
  • Haggen, Inc. (debtor)
  • Indiana Downs/Indiana Live! (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • K-V Pharmaceutical Company (official creditors' committee)
  • Loehmann's (debtor)
  • MModal (official creditors' committee)
  • Swift Energy (indenture trustee)
  • Trump Entertainment Resorts (debtor)
  • Warren Resources, Inc. (ad hoc noteholder committee)

Memberships

  • Member, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Federal Bar Council, 2015-present
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2010-present

Publications

  • Co-author, "Defending Professional Fees: SCOTUS Shuts the Door, and the Delaware Bench Closes the Window in the Ethics and Professional Compensation," ABI Committee Newsletter, May 2016
  • Contributor, "Shipping Companies Find a Safe Harbor in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts," New York Law Journal, March 4, 2013
  • "Establishing an Evidentiary Record Illustrating a 'Substantial Contribution,'" ABI Committee Newsletter, November 2012
  • Contributor, "ABN Amro Bank NV v. MBIA Inc. — New York Court of Appeals Allows Policy Holders' Fraudulent Conveyance and Common Law Claims Against MBIA to Continue in State Court," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, 2011
  • Co-author, "A Guide to the Bankruptcy Law of the United States," Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, 2010

Admitted To Practice

New York, 2010; New Jersey, 2010


Clerkships

Law Clerk, Honorable Martin Glenn, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York, 2011-2012


Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2009

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2006