Thomas J. Curtin

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6063

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Corporate Restructuring & Reorganization
  • Distressed Municipal Finance
  • Financial Restructuring
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 6063
Fax: 212 504 6666
University Fordham University, B.A., cum laude, with honors, 2008
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., with honors, 2011
Admitted2012, New York

Tom Curtin, an associate in Cadwalader's New York office, focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy litigation, distressed municipal finance, and financial restructuring. He has represented creditors, investors, and interested parties in chapter 9 and 11 cases, as well as in out of court restructurings. Tom has recently represented creditors in the restructurings of the City of Detroit, Jefferson County, Edison Mission Energy, Dynegy Holdings LLC, and Inner City Media Corporation, among others. Tom is also advising a monoline insurer in the potential restructuring of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its public agencies. Tom has been recognized as a key individual in the 2014 US edition of Legal500.

He received his B.A., cum laude, from Fordham University and his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor on the Journal of Law and Policy. During law school, Tom received CALI Excellence for Future Awards for achieving the highest grades in multiple classes, including his Civil Procedure class.

Tom is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a frequent author on a variety of restructuring topics on Cadwalader's Restructuring Review, and his work has been published in the New York Law Journal, Law 360, The Journal of Law & Policy, and Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law.

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Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014
Jun 27, 2014


Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014
Jun 27, 2014


Clients & Friends Memos

Court Rules that Detroit is Eligible for Chapter 9 and that Pensions May be Impaired in Chapter 9
Dec 06, 2013

Insurers Seek Enforcement of State Law Protections for City of Detroit GO Bonds
Nov 12, 2013

Court Holds that San Bernardino is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Oct 24, 2013

Detroit Bankruptcy Court Refuses Stay of Chapter 9 Eligibility Hearing Under Stern v. Marshall
Sep 30, 2013

Court Approves Extension of the Automatic Stay in Detroit's Chapter 9 Case to State Officials
Jul 26, 2013

Court Holds that Stockton is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Apr 03, 2013

City of Stockton: Bankruptcy Court Holds that Rule 9019 Does Not Apply to Chapter 9 Debtors
Jan 31, 2013


Chapter 9 Update: Limiting Jurisdiction in Municipal Bankruptcies
Mar 07, 2013

California Dreaming? CalPERS And San Bernardino's Ch. 9
Dec 21, 2012

Bankruptcy Court Holds That Venue Of Houghton Mifflin Case is Improper, But Delays Transfer
Oct 01, 2012

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Thomas J. Curtin

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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