Camille C. Bent

Associate

New York
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Overview

Camille Bent concentrates her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, financial restructuring and commercial litigation. She has significant experience in litigation arising out of corporate insolvencies, including in fraudulent transfer, negligent misrepresentation and wrongful redemption cases. Camille has represented debtors, creditors and other interested parties in a variety of industries. She approaches all situations with a detail-oriented and analytical eye toward the most effective and efficient solution. 

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  • Currently represents Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC, and litigates multimillion-dollar avoidance and recovery action against foreign and domestic entities to recover fraudulent transfers for the benefit of defrauded investors.

  • Represented an international shipping company and its affiliates in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding, resulting in a consensual plan that maximized value for debtholders.

  • Represented a public manufacturer of medical devices, including preparation of Chapter 11 schedules and first-day motions, omnibus objections, and preference defense pleadings and settlement agreements.

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Experience

  • Currently represents Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC, and litigates multimillion-dollar avoidance and recovery action against foreign and domestic entities to recover fraudulent transfers for the benefit of defrauded investors.

  • Represented an international shipping company and its affiliates in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding, resulting in a consensual plan that maximized value for debtholders.

  • Represented a public manufacturer of medical devices, including preparation of Chapter 11 schedules and first-day motions, omnibus objections, and preference defense pleadings and settlement agreements.

  • Represented plaintiffs in a fraudulent inducement and fraudulent transfer action, including drafting of discovery requests and responses, subpoenas, and confidentiality agreements.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation "Rising Star" (2017)
  • Global Restructuring Review "40 Under 40" (2016)
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2017)

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association
    • Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee: Member
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, New York Network
    • Vice Chair, Communications
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association

Community

  • Directions for Our Youth
    • Member, Board of Directors
    • Chairperson, Audit Committee

Pro Bono

  • Works with the New York City Law Department’s Public Service Program, conducting and defending depositions in tort cases ranging from individual damages to multiparty litigation.

  • Revised and updated a non-profit organization’s guide to federal and state employment rights for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Pamela Pepper, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: Securities Enforcement Intern 

Admissions

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

Education

  • M.B.A., Emory University Goizueta Business School, 2009
  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2009
  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2005

Languages

  • Spanish