Alan regularly advises debtors, committees or groups of creditors, noteholders, and equity holders, major creditors and shareholders, and other key parties in chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases and out-of-court workouts.
Alan J. Lipkin regularly advises debtors, committees or groups of creditors, noteholders, and equity holders, major creditors and shareholders, and other key parties in chapter 11 and chapter 7 cases and out-of-court workouts.
In addition to his bankruptcy and restructuring expertise, Alan also has substantial experience in insurance insolvency and bank insolvency matters as well as in addressing potential bankruptcy and insolvency issues in structured finance and other complex transactions.
Alan has lectured and authored articles on multiple business reorganization topics including real estate bankruptcies, representation of high-yield bondholders and equity committees, the application of fraudulent transfer statutes to leveraged buy-out transactions, and the bankruptcy laws of emerging growth countries. Alan has spoken on bankruptcy matters concerning Bitcoin and Blockchain at New York City Bar Association CLEs and regarding chapter 11 and workouts to the New York Society of Security Analysts. In March 2023, he presented on U.S. Bankruptcy & Insolvency Powers at the TL4 FIRE Americas Cayman Conference. In May 2022, he taught a NYSBA CLE Course on Discovery in Cases under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. In January 2022, he taught a Strafford CLE course on Fraudulent Conveyance Exposure for Intercorporate Guaranties.
Before joining Chaffetz Lindsey, Alan was a partner and founding member of the Business Reorganization & Restructuring Department at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. He began his legal career as a law clerk to Chief Judge Almeric L. Christian (U.S. District Court for the Virgin Islands).
Key Creditor/Party Representations
Representation of key creditors and other parties in bankruptcy cases including advising:
Representation of creditors’, bondholders’, and equity holders’ committees and ad hoc group including advising:
Representation of debtors as lead counsel in both out-of-court workouts and chapter 11 cases including advising:
Representation of acquirors of chapter 11 debtors and their assets including advising:
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