Joshua "Josh" Cohen, a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney with a national practice, represents secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, buyers and sellers of assets, trustees and receivers in bankruptcy cases, receivership cases and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. He has extensive experience handling complex Chapter 11 cases. Josh also handles creditors' rights and real estate litigation matters.
Clients rely on Josh as trusted advisor for business issues, such as:
Josh serves as chair of the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice group.
Counsel to title insurance company in connection with multijurisdictional lien priority and title insurance coverage issues in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and its related companies
Counsel to loan seller in claw back and indemnity litigation arising out of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and its related companies
Counsel to secured lender in complex lien-priority litigation in commercial real estate bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York
Counsel to state agency as secured lender in complex real estate bankruptcy pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
Counsel to creditors and other claimants in Lehman Brothers SIPC and bankruptcy proceedings
Counsel to largest unsecured creditor (and member of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors) in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Coudert Brothers LLP
Counsel to estate-retained professionals in the bankruptcy cases of Refco, New York Racing Association, Feders, Boston Generating Company and Global Geophysical Services, Inc.
Counsel to receiver of complex intellectual property company appointed by Delaware Chancery Court to implement merger and acquisition strategies and financial stabilization
Represents receiver in business failure of large retail oil company
Represents Foreign Bankruptcy Trustee in ancillary bankruptcy proceeding, worldwide asset investigations and fraud litigation
Counsel to various creditors in commercial airline reorganizations/liquidations, including Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines and ATA
Represents agencies of the State of Connecticut as secured lender and issuer of bonds in workouts and receiverships of nursing home networks, hospitals and educational facilities
Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Spring Air Partners North America, Inc., in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
Co-counsel to ad hoc committee and Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of failed hedge fund in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut
Significant experience representing both buyers and sellers of distressed assets in context of business bankruptcy proceedings and receiverships
magna cum laude1994Moot Court Honor Society, 1992-1994 (editor, 1993-1994)
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Bankruptcy, 2007, 2009-2010, 2013-2016