Camille C. Bent

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Partner

New York
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Overview

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

Select 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 the Official Committee of Tort Claimants for Pacific Gas & Electric Company, in one of the largest mass tort bankruptcies, prepared pleadings concerning proposed short-term incentive plan. 

  • Represented property management company in $100+ million dollar, year-long “roll up” transaction. Provided insight on novel issues arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, state tax law, and non-consolidation caselaw, and prepared bankruptcy legal opinions.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, "40 Under 40" Emerging Leaders in Insolvency Practice (2019)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges: Next Generation (2019)
  • 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 to 2020)

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association
    • Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization Committee
    • Associate Leadership Institute: Fellow (2018)
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Association of Black Women Attorneys

Community

  • Directions for Our Youth, Inc.
    • Chair, Governance Committee
    • Agent of Change
    • Board of Directors

Pro Bono

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

Industries

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Pamela Pepper, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

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