Andrew H. Sherman

Andrew H. Sherman


Andrew H. Sherman is Co-Chair of the Firm’s Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Group. He has represented clients in a broad range of complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings and insolvency matters throughout the country. In addition to advising companies experiencing financial difficulties, Mr. Sherman routinely represents lenders and other parties in financings and acquisitions involving troubled companies. He has recently focused his practice on representing investment management firms in debt restructuring matters, commercial workouts and Chapter 11 cases in such cases as Motor Coach Industries Int'l, Inc. and Marcal Paper Mills, Inc.  He has also recently represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in five recent hospital bankruptcy cases, Union Hospital District, Bayonne Medical Center, Christ HospitalHudson Healthcare, Inc., the manager of Hoboken University Medical Center, and Fairmont General Hospital, Inc., et al.  In addition to his bankruptcy experience, he has represented parties in significant commercial litigation in the New York and New Jersey federal and state courts.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1992
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1992
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2004
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1996
U.S. Supreme Court, 2011

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Rankings & Recognition

Chambers USA®* 2012-2015, New Jersey Bankruptcy/Restructuring
The Best Lawyers in America®* 2007-2016, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2006-2015, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business; Bankruptcy: Business
Martindale-Hubbell®* AV rating

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Member, American Bar Association
Member, New York State Bar Association
Member, Essex County Bar Association
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Education Director, Health Care Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute
Former Master, Bankruptcy Inns of Court