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Paul A. Rachmuth

Of Counsel

Paul A. Rachmuth is a business transactional, restructuring and bankruptcy expert. He has held crucial roles in a variety of high-profile bankruptcy cases, representing major creditors, creditor committees and trustees. His experience includes leading complex bankruptcy litigations and negotiations, selling large bankruptcy claims, prosecuting reinsurance coverage actions, defending recovery actions, and analyzing complex financing structures for major banking institutions. Mr. Rachmuth represented a multibillion-dollar hedge fund in the Lehman Brothers European and American proceedings, and represented the State of Connecticut in the Enron Corp. bankruptcy cases, negotiating a $440 million settlement of the constructive trust litigation. In other representative matters, he litigated successfully the return of consignment goods in a large jewelry bankruptcy case; represented shopping center landlords in retail bankruptcy cases; and represented an aircraft service administrative claimant in the several airline bankruptcy cases. Mr. Rachmuth currently represents business and consumer debtors in bankruptcy proceedings and workout/restructuring cases, as well as businesses in commercial transactions.

Mr. Rachmuth earned his LL.M. in bankruptcy law from St. John's School of Law and J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. He holds a B.B.A. degree magna cum laude from the Baruch School of Business at the City University of New York. Mr. Rachmuth is admitted to the bar in the State of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Southern and Eastern U.S. District Courts and associated Bankruptcy Courts.

Previously, Mr. Rachmuth was of head of the bankruptcy department at Gersten Savage, LLP, counsel in the corporate restructuring and bankruptcy group at Reed Smith LLP., and partner in the bankruptcy and restructuring group at Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C., which he had joined as an associate in 2001.

As of counsel to the law Office of Robert G. Litt, Mr. Rachmuth continues to handle all bankruptcy matters, but also is responsible for corporate, employment and transactional issues.