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 theSuper 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 providingpro 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. (Also at Madison New Jersey Office)

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Paul J. Labov

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200


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