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H. Jeffrey Schwartz

77 Water Street, Floor 16 New York, New York 10005-1802
Firm: Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
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Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Years In Practice

Phone Number (646) 360-1555

Jeffrey Schwartz has more than 30 years of experience representing debtors, secured lenders, fiduciaries and official creditors’ committees in major restructuring and reorganization matters. A Partner with the firm, he serves as Co-Chair of the Business Restructuring and Insolvency practice group.

Throughout his career, Jeffrey has led successful engagements on behalf of debtors such as the Bayou Funds LLC and PTC Steel Alliance, Inc., as well as official creditors’ committees, including those formed in the bankruptcies of Dow Corning Corporation, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Digital Domain Media Group, Inc., Coda Automotive, Inc. and Constar International, LLC.

In the structured finance space, Jeffrey has represented MBIA, Inc. in the Chapter 11 reorganization case of FGIC Corporation as well as various private equity and hedge funds in other major Chapter 11 cases. He also served as lead counsel to Jay Alix as Examiner of a $450 million fraud in In re Phar Mor, Inc.

Most recently, Jeffrey served as lead bankruptcy counsel for the Chapter 7 trustee for ITT Education, Inc. in the prosecution of D&O claims, fraudulent transfer claims and professional liability claims relating to in excess of $1 billion in catastrophic damages and for the Official General Unsecured Creditors Committee of Corinthian Colleges, Inc., the largest for-profit, post-secondary education provider to file for Chapter 11 reorganization.

Jeffrey has served as a board member for Lexford Residential Properties Trust (NYSE: LFT), Insignia Financial Group (NYSE: IFS) and International Total Services (NASDAQ: ITSW).

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York (2006-2018, 2020-2023)
  • New York Super Lawyers (2004-2006, 2008-2017)
  • The American Lawyer Legal Leaders, New York Area Top AV Rated Lawyer (2015)
  • Woodward/White, Top New York Attorneys (2013)
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D.
Graduated 1979
Cleveland State University, BA
Graduated 1976
Contact Details and Office Locations
77 Water Street, Floor 16
New York, New York 10005-1802
The Calfee Building, 1405 East Sixth Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1607
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