David E. Kronenberg

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6867

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Debt & Claims Trading
  • Energy & Commodities Transactions
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Real Estate Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Real Estate Restructuring
University Washington University, B.A., cum laude, 2004
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2007
Admitted2008, New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

David Kronenberg's practice is concentrated in the areas of bankruptcy, cross-border insolvency, and corporate transactions. He has considerable experience with commercial and cross-border litigation, and has represented debtors and creditors in Chapter 11 and 15 proceedings involving airlines, energy companies, insurance companies, property developers, industrial companies, and various financial institutions.

He has recently represented Lehman Re Ltd., a former Bermuda reinsurance subsidiary of Lehman Brothers, in its U.S. chapter 15 case and related litigation. He has also recently represented Vantage Commodities Financial Services I, LLC, the DIP lender in the Glacial Energy Holdings bankruptcy cases. Other significant representations have included the Renco Group, Inc., Lloyds TSB Bank, MBIA Insurance Corp., LNR Properties, LLC., Northwest Airlines, and Bear Stearns in Debtor or advisory-related work.

David has served as an elected representative on Cadwalader's Firm Committee. He has also assisted the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law on proposed amendments to the Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency. David was also recently named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers (NY Metro).

Prior to joining Cadwalader, David served as a summer law clerk for the Honorable Gabriel W. Gorenstein, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York.

David received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis, and his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Carswell Merit Scholar.

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News Releases

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition
Sep 15, 2014

Recent Press

Bitcoin Exchange Tests Chapter 15 for Dotcoms
Apr 09, 2014

Bitcoins in Bankruptcy: Real Challenges Presented by Virtual Currency
Apr 01, 2014


More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition
Sep 15, 2014


Clients & Friends Memos

Second Circuit Denies Petition for En Banc Review of Fairfield Decision
Jan 16, 2015


A Bark Louder Than Its Bite: Recognition Challenges Based on Chapter 15's 'Foreign Proceeding' Definition
Aug 13, 2014

A Bird's-Eye View of Chapter 15
Apr 01, 2014

Bitcoins in Bankruptcy: Trouble Ahead for Investors and Bankruptcy Professionals?
Mar 01, 2014

Securities Clearing Firms: Beware Fraudulent Transfers
Aug 03, 2012

Metcalfe: A Bold Reaffirmation of Chapter 15's Reach
Jun 01, 2010

Climate Bills Pose Problem For Bankruptcy Lawyers
Jan 14, 2010


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Second Circuit Denies Petition for En Banc Review of Fairfield Decision
Ingrid Bagby,Daniel Gwen,David E. Kronenberg, March 12, 2015
On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied a petition for en banc review of the Second Circuit’s September 2014 panel decision holding that bankruptcy courts are required to review the propriety of a Chapter 15 debtor’s transfers of property interests...
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David E. Kronenberg

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