Thomas J. Curtin

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

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  • 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 is a frequent author on a variety of restructuring topicsand 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.

Tom 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.

He 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.


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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


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A Looming Crisis: Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Statute Reducing Benefits May 19, 2015

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


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A Looming Crisis: Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Statute Reducing Benefits
Ingrid Bagby,Thomas J. Curtin,Mark C. Ellenberg,Daniel Gwen,Ellen Halstead, June 16, 2015
On May 8, 2015, the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois struck down recently enacted state public pension reform legislation on the grounds that the legislation violated the “pension protection clause” of the Illinois constitution. The legislation had sought to reduce...
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Thomas J. Curtin

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