Amy E. Vanderwal

Partner

New York
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Overview

Amy Vanderwal focuses her practice in the areas of corporate and financial restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy, and debtors' and creditors' rights. Amy has practiced in both Canada and the U.S.

Select Experience

  • Counsel to Irving H. Picard, the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Counsel to the Chapter 11 Trustee for the liquidation of Manhattan Investment Fund Ltd. debtors' counsel in Euro-American Lodging Corp.
  • Counsel to the Liquidating Trustee of Fink Baking Corp.
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Experience

  • Counsel to Irving H. Picard, the Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Counsel to the Chapter 11 Trustee for the liquidation of Manhattan Investment Fund Ltd. debtors' counsel in Euro-American Lodging Corp.
  • Counsel to the Liquidating Trustee of Fink Baking Corp.
  • Counsel to the Liquidating Trustee of Manhattan Investment Fund Ltd.
  • Counsel to ad hoc committees in the Calpine Corp. and Tower Automotive Inc. bankruptcy cases.
  • Counsel to senior secured noteholders of Doman Industries Ltd.
  • Experience representing commercial lenders providing asset-based loans and senior, mezzanine and second lien financings. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro "Super Lawyer" (2016, 2017)
    • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2011 to 2014)

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Brooklyn Law School: Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing

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Pro Bono

  • Advising individual consumer debtors regarding the bankruptcy process

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Ontario, 2002
  • New York, 2006

Education

  • LL.M., Columbia University School of Law, Harlan Fiske Scholar
  • LL.B., Queen's University (Ontario, Canada)
  • B.A.H., Queen's University (Ontario, Canada)