Adam H. Friedman

Adam H. Friedman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in New York, NY

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
 | 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-451-2300
Fax: 212-451-2222
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business
    Attorney Profile

    A partner in the Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group, Adam H. Friedman represents clients in corporate and real estate restructurings and Chapter 11 cases.

    Adam regularly represents creditors, debtors, investors, bondholders, hedge funds, and other investment funds in all aspects of insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, distressed sales, reorganization transactions, and related matters. Adam regularly represents clients in distressed investing transactions and in connection with commercial and CMBS loan workouts, restructurings and loan sales. Adam has substantial experience in both out-of-court and in-court restructuring matters. He also counsels parties with respect to fiduciary duties, director and officer liability, fraudulent conveyance and similar issues related to corporate transactions and insolvency proceedings.

    He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, and is on the Board of Editors of The Bankruptcy Strategist, a leading bankruptcy law publication.




    About Adam Friedman

    Admitted: 1994, New York

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    • Official Creditor’s Committee Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Vermillion, Inc. Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc., et al. Represented Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., et al.
    • Bondholder and Lender RepresentationsRepresented Pre-Petition Debenture Holders and Tranche B DIP Lenders in Global Capacity Group, Inc. Represented Step One Credit Agreement Lenders in Tribune Company Chapter 11 proceedings. Represented DIP lender and purchaser of assets in Retail Pro, Inc. Represented DIP lender and purchaser of assets in Badanco Enterprises, Inc.
    • Distressed Investing/Distressed Real EstateRepresented Team Greene LLC, the senior secured lender by assignment of senior mortgage loan, in connection with the acquisition out of bankruptcy of a 92,000 s.f. mix-use residential and commercial building in Brooklyn, New York.  After filing for relief from the automatic stay, assisted client negotiate a consensual plan of reorganization that transferred title to the building to the client free and clear of mechanics liens and other claims and exempt from real estate transfer and mortgage recording taxes. Represented shopping center owner/borrower in connection with a large CMBS loan restructuring and loan sale transaction between client, rescue finance partner and the special servicer. Represented investors in pre-packaged Chapter 11 case of Isologen, Inc., which restructured approximately $90 million of debts and issued registration exempt "equity for debt" securities under the Plan. Represented joint venture in connection with its acquisition of 100-104 Fifth Avenue from the bankruptcy estate of Rock US Holdings Inc. Represented purchaser of a $60 million real estate loan against hotel debtor in bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings.
    • Debtor RepresentationsRepresenting Madison 92nd Street Associates, LLC, the owner of a 226-room hotel in Manhattan, in its Chapter 11 case in connection with the sale of the hotel and confirmation of a Chapter 11 plan. Represented public gaming company with negotiations and out-of-court restructuring of bond debt.
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    Office Location for Adam H. Friedman

    1325 Avenue of the Americas
    15th Floor
    New York, NY 10019

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    Last Updated: 2/22/2021

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