Litigation

Grant & Eisenhofer Adds Matthew Morris To Head Bankruptcy Litigation Practice

NEW YORK - In a noteworthy expansion of its bankruptcy litigation profile,  leading  shareholder and corporate  governance law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. has added experienced  creditor-side bankruptcy litigator Matthew Morris to head its bankruptcy  litigation practice. 

Morris,  who joins G&E as a director, was previously a bankruptcy partner with Hogan  Lovells US LLP in New York.  He  formerly practiced in the bankruptcy department of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley &  McCloy, as well as in the litigation department of Cravath, Swaine &  Moore.

With a  strong background in complex litigation, Morris focuses on creditor-side representations in large corporate  bankruptcies. He has experience in both domestic and cross-border insolvencies.  Among his prominent engagements, he has represented numerous claimants in the  massive Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, including former Lehman derivative contract  counterparties.  He represented  Icelandic Straumur Investment Bank in U.S. Chapter 15 proceedings. He also represented the official liquidators of the  collapsed Cayman Islands-based Sphinx Funds in the bankruptcy of commodities  firm Refco, as well as participated in the representation of the Official  Unsecured Creditors' Committee in the Enron Chapter 11  case.

Morris received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Middlebury College, and his J.D.  from Columbia Law School.

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