Paul J. Labov: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Paul J. Labov

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Municipal Insolvency and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
University George Washington University, B.A., 1999
Law SchoolSeton Hall University, J.D., 2002
AdmittedNew Jersey; New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Former Student, Bankruptcy Inns of Court
Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute

BornAtlantic City, New Jersey, 1977

Paul is a Partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency Department. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy-related matters including the representation of insurance companies, banking institutions, private equity and other funds, and bondholders in all aspects of the administration of corporate debtors' estates, including the sale of corporate assets, labor and employment matters, supply contracts and rebates, and tax disputes. In addition, Paul handles various types of commercial litigation in both state and federal courts. In 2013 Paul was selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers New York Rising Stars List - in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights.
•Retained by a consortium of insurance companies to represent a supplier of goods subject to product liability claims in excess of $150 million, which asserted contribution and indemnity claims against chapter 11 debtor-manufacturer, resulting in substantial reduction of liability to supplier.

•Represented a private equity fund in a matter involving purchase of distressed debt in out of court work-outs and bankruptcy court proceeding.

•Assisted in litigation involving fraud against several corporate entities by insiders, resulting in a settlement of over $9 million dollars.

•Counseled a chapter 11 trustee in the sale of various franchises to a private equity firm.

•Successfully defended a Litigation Trustee in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

•Counseled a national floor plan financier of motor vehicles in various bankruptcy matters throughout the tri-state area.

Before Edwards Wildman

Prior to joining the Firm, Paul worked with Cory A. Booker, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey. In addition, Paul has received awards and recognition from both the City of Newark, New Jersey and Essex County, New Jersey, for his work in providing pro bono legal representation.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Paul enjoys golf and tennis although is not remotely respectable at either. Paul also enjoys photography and being with his wife and children.


JP Morgan Chase Bank as Lender in Pre- and Post-Petition Financing

A team of our lawyers represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (JPM) as administrative agent and lender in connection with both pre-petition and post-petition (Debtor-in-Possession) financing of Personal Communications Devices, LLC (PCD).

Edwards Wildman's Paul Labov and Dana Hefter Examine How Detroit's Chapter 9 Case Could Affect New York Municipalities in the New York Law Journal
March 3, 2014
Writing for the Bankruptcy Strategist, Steve Smith and Paul Labov Analyze the Enforceability of Non-Recourse Loans
April 2012
Debtors Beware: There's Another Sheriff in Town
December 2009
Insurance and Reinsurance Review - December 2009
December 2009
Insurance and Reinsurance Review - September 2008
September 2008

Edwards Wildman's Paul Labov Provides Tips on What To Do When Opposing Counsel Is A Jerk in Law360
June 26, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Paul Labov Outlines 5 Ways To Make Your DIP Hassle-Free in Law360
June 6, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Paul Labov Comments on Right to Choose Attorney in Law360
January 28, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Paul Labov Comments on 2014 Bankruptcy Trends in Law360
January 2, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Paul Labov Promoted to Partner, Reports New Jersey Law Journal
January 22, 2013
Edwards Wildman Admits Seven Lawyers to Partnership
January 2, 2013
Writing for the Bankruptcy Strategist, Steve Smith and Paul Labov Analyze the Enforceability of Non-Recourse Loans
April 25, 2012
Edwards Wildman Admits Three Lawyers to Partnership and Elevates Three to Counsel
January 3, 2012 (Also at Madison New Jersey Office)

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Paul J. Labov

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200


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