Alan J. Brody focuses his practice on bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, commercial insolvency and financing. He has a wide range of experience representing clients in a variety of bankruptcy proceedings, as well as insolvency issues in business transactions, out-of-court restructurings, asset-based loans and debtor-in-possession financing.
Alan has broad experience in complex bankruptcy and creditors' rights litigation and has represented entities in the restructuring, financing and acquisition of assets in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States. Among Alan's clients are lenders, private equity funds, receivers, secured and trade creditors and creditors' committees. He has also represented investors seeking investment opportunities in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases through the purchase of bankruptcy claims, acquisition of assets or as a proponent of a plan of reorganization, as well as clients in cross-border insolvency matters.
Alan served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Conrad B. Duberstein, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Prior to earning his law degree, Alan was an accountant with Laventhol & Horvath, CPAs. Alan's background is a combination of legal, accounting, and business experience. When encountering the operational and organizational challenges in structuring and implementing complex financial transactions, Alan utilizes his legal, accounting, and practical business skills to anticipate and formulate strategies to the varied issues for his clients.
- Bankruptcy, corporate debt restructuring and workouts
- Asset-based lending
- Complex commercial bankruptcy litigation
- Distress asset acquisitions
- State securities receiverships and enforcement actions
- Retail bankruptcies