Mr. Picard has extensive litigation experience including investigating the financial affairs of debtors and seeking to recover property, objections to confirmation of chapter 11 plans, substantive consolidation and preference and fraudulent transfer issues. He has counseled clients with respect to transactional matters, such as acquisitions of assets from debtors, proposing chapter 11 plans and drafting disclosure statements, non-substantive consolidation and true sale opinions and provided advice regarding bankruptcy remote entities.
Mr. Picard is a member of the New York and American Bar Associations (ABA Business Law and Litigation Sections, Business Bankruptcy Committee), the American Bankruptcy Institute, Commercial Law League of America (Bankruptcy Section), Federal Bar Council, Registry of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Court (SDNY) and the Turnaround Management Association. He is an associate member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors. He is ranked in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.
Court AppointmentsThese are representative cases and not a complete list of all matters in which Mr. Picard has served as counsel for Chapter 11 creditors’ committees or as counsel to a Chapter 7 trustee. In addition, Mr. Picard has participated in at least 38 reported decisions. The list may be accessed through Westlaw.
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