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, corporate reorganization, 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. He has advised and represented clients in restructurings across a broad array of industries, including energy, shipping, gaming, telecommunications, publishing, radio, insurance, and municipal finance.

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. While in law school, Tom received CALI Excellence for Future Awards for achieving the highest grades in multiple classes, including his Civil Procedure class.

Tom is a member of the New York City chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and is admitted to practice in the State 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 and Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law.


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Court Holds that San Bernardino is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Thomas J. Curtin,Mark C. Ellenberg,Lary Stromfeld, October 28, 2013
On October 16, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California ruled that the City of San Bernardino is eligible for protection under chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code. In re City of San Bernardino, Cal., Case No. 12-28006, 2013 WL 5645560 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2013)....

Detroit Bankruptcy Court Refuses Stay of Chapter 9 Eligibility Hearing Under Stern v. Marshall
Ingrid Bagby,Thomas J. Curtin,Mark C. Ellenberg,Howard R. Hawkins,Lary Stromfeld, October 2, 2013
On September 26, 2013, Judge Steven W. Rhodes of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan denied the Official Committee of Retirees’ (the “Committee”) motion to stay all eligibility proceedings pending its motion to withdraw the reference. In re City of...
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Thomas J. Curtin

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