Ferve E. Ozturk

Associate

New York
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Ferve Ozturk has significant experience litigating and facilitating transactions in a wide range of matters in large-scale liquidations and restructurings. Her experience includes representing creditors in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in industries such as retail, automotive, financial, and professional services.

Select Experience

  • Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC: represents SIPA Trustee in investigation of complex Ponzi scheme case, including litigating the SIPA Trustee’s injunction proceedings and a recovery action against a key Madoff associate.
  • In re Delphi Corp.: represented government-sector creditor in reorganization proceeding of automotive parts manufacturer in connection with claim for workers’ compensation reimbursement, including advising on priority tax treatment and application of letter of credit proceeds.
  • In re Eastman Kodak Co.: represented creditor in reorganization proceeding of film and camera producer in connection with contractual claim, including advising on secured nature of claim.
  • In re Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP: represented retired partners’ group in liquidation proceeding of global law firm, including advising on participation in global settlement.
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Experience

  • Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC: represents SIPA Trustee in investigation of complex Ponzi scheme case, including litigating the SIPA Trustee’s injunction proceedings and a recovery action against a key Madoff associate.
  • In re Delphi Corp.: represented government-sector creditor in reorganization proceeding of automotive parts manufacturer in connection with claim for workers’ compensation reimbursement, including advising on priority tax treatment and application of letter of credit proceeds.
  • In re Eastman Kodak Co.: represented creditor in reorganization proceeding of film and camera producer in connection with contractual claim, including advising on secured nature of claim.
  • In re Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP: represented retired partners’ group in liquidation proceeding of global law firm, including advising on participation in global settlement.
  • Represented receiver of Michael Kenwood Capital Management, LLC, an international investment advisor located in Stamford, Connecticut, and related offshore hedge funds, including litigating recovery actions.
  • In re Pali Capital: Represented director in Chapter 11 restructuring of hedge fund.
  • In re Simply Wheelz LLC: Represents creditor in reorganization proceeding of car rental company.

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014)

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • ABI Journal, Financial Statements column: coordinating editor
    • ABI Committee on Bankruptcy Litigation: Listserv Facilitator (effective June 2014)
    • ABI Volo Project, Circuit Court Opinion First Responder: author
  • Federal Bar Council
    • 2013 Fall Bench and Bar Retreat: co-chair
    • Inn of Court: Team Liaison
    • First Decade Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Committee on Women in the Law: Co-Chair (effective June 2014)
  • Financial Women’s Association

Community

  • Cornell Law School Alumni Association
    • Alumni Curia Society Annual Dinner Planning Committee
  • Brown Alumni Students Committee
  • American Turkish Society

Pro Bono

  • Provides bankruptcy petition preparation services to low-income New York residents for Legal Services NYC Bankruptcy Assistance Project.
  • Participated in the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program during law school.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Law clerk for the Honorable Martin Glenn of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Thomas J. McAvoy of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2012
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Cornell University Law School, Cornell International Law Journal: articles editor, Legal Information Institute Bulletin: managing editor
  • B.A., Political Science, Brown University, magna cum laude

Languages

  • Turkish