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Michael S. Fox

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: 212-451-2277
Fax: 212-451-2222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2014 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy: Business
Attorney Profile

Michael S. Fox is the Chairman of the firm's Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group.

With a reputation for being innovative, effective and efficient, Michael's diverse experience involves representing clients in all areas of financial restructuring, including Chapter 11 reorganization cases, out-of-court workouts and restructurings of troubled companies. He also counsels buyers and sellers of financially distressed assets and provides strategic counseling on business opportunities, the implications of transactions, and enterprise structuring and financing.

Michael’s clients operate at the national level and span a broad range of industries, including retail, health sciences, manufacturing, health care, food, and consumer products. He represents distressed companies, creditors' committees, creditors, hedge funds, and debt and equity security holders. Michael's varied experience, ranging from small and mid-size business transactions to multi-jurisdictional, complex transactions for companies, provides clients with a unique combination of seasoned business and legal know-how.

Michael previously was a founding partner of the boutique bankruptcy firm Traub Bonacquist & Fox LLP, practicing there from 1987 to 2005, when he moved his practice group to Olshan.

About Michael S. Fox

First Admitted: 1983, New York

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Representative Clients

  • Michael currently represents or has recently represented the following parties in matters both in and out of court such as: Namco Inc., Atari, Inc., GMG Capital Partners III, LP, SynCardia, Inc., Jennifer Convertibles, Inc., KDI, LLC, Mooney Airplane Company, Inc., Alabama Marble Co. Inc., Champion Motor Group Inc., CDx Laboratories, Inc., BCF Funding LLC,  Scerene Healthcare, Inc., Translux Corp. Grubb & Ellis, Inc.,  SendTec Inc. Cape Cod Crafters Inc. KB Toys, Inc. FAO Schwarz Inc. Superior Telecom, Inc. Outsourcing Solutions, Inc., San Francisco Music Box Co. Inc., Regional Diagnostics LLC, RedLine Films, Inc., RAL Gleem, Inc., and Gamla Enterprises, NA Inc.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Nassau and New York County Lawyers Association
  • Turnaround Management New York Chapter Association (Board Member)
  • Association of Banking and Commercial Law Firms
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Insolvency and Litigation)
  • Commercial Law League of America (Member, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section)
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Office Location for Michael S. Fox

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

Last Updated: 7/8/2021

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