John H. Bae


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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Commercial Law
    Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6722
    Fax: 212-983-3115
    University State University of New York - Albany, B.A., 1986
    Law SchoolHofstra University, J.D., 1989
    Admitted1990, New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States Supreme Court
    BornSeoul, Korea, 1963

    John is a restructuring attorney with extensive transactional and litigation experience. He has successfully represented clients in large, complex and litigious bankruptcies, as well as strategic transactions utilizing the bankruptcy process to achieve a specified goal. He has developed particular expertise in mass tort-related bankruptcies, including asbestos bankruptcies.

    John's clients have included debtors, creditors, senior and mezzanine lenders, as well as administrators of foreign insolvent estates. He regularly advises and represents companies and boards of directors in insolvency situations both domestically and internationally.

    Before joining Mintz Levin, John practiced in the New York office of another international law firm. While in law school, he served as the notes and comments editor of the Hofstra Law Review.


    • Twenty-Three Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2015 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (09.16.2015)
    • Twenty-Four Mintz Levin Attorneys Named 2014 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, (10.03.2014)
    • Mintz Levin Expands New York Bankruptcy Practice, (09.03.2013)


    •Co-author, The Evolution of Fiduciary Duties under Delaware Law, New York Law Journal (09.14.2015)
    •Author, Third-Party Protections in Mass Tort Chapter 11 Cases, New York Law Journal (10.01.2014)
    •New York Highlights, (11.21.2013)

    Speaking Engagements

    •Panelist, Bankruptcy Litigation Panel, 17th Annual New York City Bankruptcy Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, New York, NY (05.14.2015)
    •Speaker, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York (10.28.2013)

    Recognitions & Awards

    •Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
    •Listed in Euromoney Institutional Investor, Expert Guide to the World's Leading Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyers, published by Legal Media Group
    •New York Super Lawyers: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2007 - 2015)
    •Burton Award for Legal Achievement

    Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: In re AbitibiBowater; In re Lehman Brothers; In re Motors Liquidation Company (GM); In re T.H. Agriculture & Nutrition; In re Quigley Company Inc. In re Daewoo International (America) Corporation; In re Florida Coast Paper Company; In re Ionosphere Clubs, Inc. (Eastern Air Lines, Inc.); In re Dow Corning Corporation; In re Bradlees Stores, Inc. In re World Access, Inc. In re Edwards Theatres Circuit, Inc. In re Casual Male Corp; In re Solutia Inc.

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    Office Information

    John H. Bae

    666 Third Avenue
    New YorkNY 10017


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