Susheel Kirpalani is a Partner and Chairperson of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. Susheel has served as a court-appointed examiner and mediator and has broad experience in insolvency-related litigation and emerging issues in bankruptcy law. Among other historic representations, including Enron and Lehman Brothers, he played a key role in the successful defense of the private equity sponsor in the action by the LyondellBasell creditors’ trust. In international matters, Susheel represented Dubai World in drafting Dubai’s bankruptcy legislation for public decree companies and assisted the Government of Antigua & Barbuda with legislation designed to stave off the collapse of the nation’s airline. Susheel led the firm’s engagements on behalf of bondholders in Puerto Rico, including providing testimony before Congress regarding the fairness of the restructuring title of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, which was thereafter enacted into law. Susheel is a fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy and a conferee of the National Bankruptcy Conference.
Chapter 22 | Litigation Trusts