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Gabriel Sasson concentrates his practice on bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructuring transactions. Gabe 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, Gabe has experience in the representation of large insurance companies, as creditors, in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings.

Representative Matters

  • Aceto Corporation (unsecured creditors committee)
  • Acosta, Inc. (indenture trustee)
  • 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)
  • Avaya, Inc. (DIP lenders, ad hoc crossover committee)
  • Cenveo, Inc. (DIP lenders, ad hoc committee of first lien noteholders and exit lenders)
  • Citadel Broadcasting Corporation (official creditors' committee)
  • Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (DIP lenders, ad hoc group of first lien lenders)
  • Halcón Resources Corporation (indenture trustee)
  • Haggen, Inc. (debtor)
  • Indiana Downs/Indiana Live! (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • iPayment Holdings, Inc. (special committee of Board of Directors)
  • K-V Pharmaceutical Company (official creditors' committee)
  • Loehmann's (debtor)
  • Memorial Production Partners LP (indenture trustee)
  • MModal (official creditors' committee)
  • Swift Energy (indenture trustee)
  • Trump Entertainment Resorts (debtor)
  • Warren Resources, Inc. (ad hoc noteholder committee)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Star”

Memberships

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

Publications

  • Co-author, “A Guide to the Bankruptcy Law of the United States,” Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, 2010, updated 2016, updated 2018
  • 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

Admitted To Practice

New York; New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Education

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

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Clerkships

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