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January 30, 2019 – Mintz & Gold announced the hiring of Andrew Gottesman to lead the firm’s new Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice
In a press release announcing the hiring, Mintz & Gold stated, “For over 20 years, Andrew Gottesman has represented both debtors and creditors in the public and private sectors. In addition to his work at AmLaw150 firms and serving as in-house bankruptcy counsel for J.P. Morgan Chase, Mr. Gottesman has experience with the business side of claims and distressed debt trading, having run a trading desk for a small broker dealer. Mr. Gottesman represents both corporate and individual clients in bankruptcy, consumer protection, creditors’ rights, corporate restructuring and distressed asset transactions; his clients include debtors, secured lenders, unsecured creditors, asset purchasers, asset sellers and equity holders.”
Co-founding partner Steven Mintz further commented on the hire, “Andrew brings substantial business and legal acumen which will benefit our clients both in and outside of bankruptcy and restructuring.”
Prior to joining Mintz & Gold, Mr. Gottesman worked in the Business Reorganization and Restructuring departments of Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Schulte Roth & Zabel and ran his own successful practice. Andrew is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, where he was an editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Journal, and Ithaca College. During the last major economic crisis, Andrew clerked for the Hon. James M. Peck in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and has completed the American Bankruptcy Institute/St. John’s University School of Law Bankruptcy Mediation Training program.
Mr. Gottesman is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
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