Norm Rosenbaum, of counsel to the firm, has over 25 years' experience in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, finance and commercial law. Prior to joining Rosen & Associates, he practiced at a leading Am Law 100 firm for 18 years as a partner in the firm's bankruptcy and restructuring practice group.
Norm represents debtors who have filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code and works with clients to construct and implement optimal rehabilitation or wind-down strategies, including the disposition of assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code. He counsels financial institutions, secured creditors, liquidating trusts, investors and other significant stakeholders in high profile Chapter 11 cases, workout transactions and the purchase and sale of distressed assets.
He regularly appears before the bankruptcy courts in contested matters and adversary proceedings, and in appellate cases before the U.S. district and appellate courts. He has prevailed in numerous reported decisions throughout his career.
Norm's expertise extends to a diverse variety of industries, including financial services, retail, real estate, advanced chemicals and materials, renewable energy and natural resources, automotive, information technology, and telecommunications.
He has experience in prepackaged, prearranged and secured lender driven restructurings and involuntary bankruptcy proceedings. He represents clients experiencing financial distress in the implementation of out-of-court solutions and wind-down options under state law.
Norm frequently conducts structural and legal insolvency risk assessment on behalf of his clients. His work often involves the development and implementation of insolvency risk mitigation strategies for technology licensing, joint venture relationships, real estate finance, and project finance transactions, with an emphasis on intercreditor relationships, counterparty insolvency risk and fraudulent conveyance and preference exposure. He has specialized expertise in the treatment of intellectual property under the Bankruptcy Code.
Among others, Norm's notable representations include the secured lender in the landmark United States Supreme Court case, RadLax Gateway Hotel, LLC v. Amalgamated Bank, in which the Supreme Court affirmed the right of secured creditors to credit bid their claims under Chapter 11 plans.
Norm received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Binghamton University.