Steven J. Reisman

Steven has a strong reputation for offering practical and innovative solutions to the complex business and legal issues that arise in the world of corporate restructurings. Consistently regarded as one of the country’s top restructuring attorneys, he leads Katten’s New York Insolvency and Restructuring practice. He regularly advises debtors, independent directors, equity sponsors, secured lenders, DIP lenders, indenture trustees, liquidators, trade creditors, creditors’ committees, distressed investors, parties to significant avoidance litigation, and purchasers of assets in Chapter 11 in all types of in court and out of court restructurings. Notable representations include disinterested directors or managers in the restructurings or Chapter 11 cases of GWG Holdings, Mallinckrodt, Gulfport, Seadrill, Travelport, Intelsat, Alex and Ani, Neiman Marcus, JCPenney, Le Tote, Sable Permian Resources, Acosta, Sheridan, Toys “R” Us, PetSmart and Philadelphia Energy. He also served as lead counsel to the debtors in the CraftWorks and Sizmek Chapter 11 cases. Mr. Reisman is recipient of the “Restructuring Leader, Law” accolade at the Turnaround Atlas Awards.

What Steven most enjoys about his career… I enjoy helping clients solve their legal problems effectively and efficiently with creative and practical legal solutions.