Lawrence P. Gottesman

Lawrence Gottesman is the partner in charge of the firm’s Restructuring and Bankruptcy Litigation Practice.  He regularly represents debt opportunity funds, special servicers of securitized commercial mortgages and secured and unsecured lenders.  He also represents officers of distressed entities, as well as parties to a wide range of bankruptcy and insolvency related litigation.  Mr. Gottesman has extensive experience in a wide variety of chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts and restructurings, including those involving hotels and other hospitality assets, shopping centers and malls, office buildings, professional partnerships and retailers, as well as single asset real estate and real estate investment trusts.  He also has broad bankruptcy litigation experience, including litigation of issues relating to fraudulent transfers, preferential transfers, use of cash collateral, automatic stay relief, plan exclusivity and chapter 11 plan confirmation.