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MATTHEW J. GOLD

PARTNER

ADDRESS

551 Fifth Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10176

DIRECT DIAL

212.880.9827

EMAIL

mgold@kkwc.com

Matthew Gold has extensive experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, landlords, trustees and acquirers of assets in chapter 11 reorganizations, chapter 7 liquidations, voluntary and involuntary cases, SIPA proceedings, and out-of-court workouts and restructurings. He has prosecuted and defended preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, negotiated and confirmed plans of reorganization and disclosure statements, drafted and negotiated asset sales, and given non-consolidation opinions. Matt also works closely with the members of the Bank Debt and Claims Trading group, advising on any bankruptcy-related issues. Matt has practiced before courts in New York and around the country. He was named a New York Super Lawyer in 2007.

Among Matt's major cases are:

Representation of Chapter 11 Debtor or Trustee

  • In re Madison Maidens, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (successful reorganization of clothing wholesaler)
  • In re PIMS New York, Inc., et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (successful reorganization of public relations firm)
  • In re The Millbrook Press, Inc. (Bankr. D. Conn.) (confirmed plan with full payment of creditors)
  • In re Alexander Doll Co. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (successful reorganization of doll manufacturer)
  • In re Jack Ehrenhaus (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (chapter 11 trustee of individual debtor - plan of reorganization confirmed)
  • In re Marine Pollution Service Inc. et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (chapter 11 trustee of concrete manufacturers - plan of reorganization confirmed)
  • In re Scopas Technology Co. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (medical technology debtor)
  • In re United Refining Co., et al. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.) (defended debtor against environmental liability action).

Representation of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

  • In re H. Park Central LLC (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (hotel - plan of reorganization confirmed with 100¢ payment to creditors)
  • In re Lillie Rubin Affiliates, Inc. (Bankr. S.D. Fla.) (retail chain - plan of reorganization confirmed)
  • In re Hi Tech Entertainment, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. (committee and chapter 7 trustee of video and computer game publisher)
  • In re Pan American Trade Development Corp. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (fabrication conglomerate - plan of reorganization confirmed)
  • In re Advanced Mining Systems, Inc., et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (manufacturing company)
  • In re Metro Affiliates, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (transportation companies - plan of reorganization confirmed).

Representation of Secured Lender

  • In re HB Texas Development Partners, LP (Bankr. W.D.Tex.) (representation of secured mezzanine lenders, who acquired debtor assets)
  • In re Tronox Incorporated (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (defense of fraudulent conveyance action)
  • In re Livent, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of mortgagee)
  • In re Lawrence Group, Inc. (Bankr. N.D.N.Y.) (insurance companies)
  • In re NC-PPMC, et al. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.) (reorganization of six hospitals)
  • In re GHR Energy Corporation (Bankr. S.D. Texas) (reorganization of oil company)
  • In re 1038-1050 Ocean Avenue, Inc. (Bankr. E.D.N.Y.) (Single asset real estate)
  • In re Delphi Corporation, et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of secured DIP lender, who acquired debtor assets)

Other

  • In re Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (2nd cir.) (member of defendant steering committee that succeeded in obtaining ruling protecting §546(e) Safe Harbor)
  • In re Lehman Brothers Special Financing Inc. v. Bank of America National Association, et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of noteholder defendants in clawback/CDO priority litigation)
  • In re Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of member of Official Creditors Committee)
  • In re WCI Communities, Inc., et, al. (Bankr. Del.) (representation of member of Official Creditors Committee)
  • In re Adelphia Communications Corporation, et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of bondholders)
  • In re Northwest Airlines Corporation, et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of professionals regarding contested fee application)
  • In re Escada (USA) Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of Landlord)
  • In re Enesco Group Inc. (Bankr. E.D.Mi.) (representation of bidder in 363 sale)
  • In re Lyondell Chemical Company (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of defendants in fraudulent conveyance action)
  • In re Tribune Company Fraudulent Conveyance Litigation (S.D.N.Y) (representation of defendants in fraudulent conveyance litigation)
  • Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. v. Springfield Associates, L.L.C. (S.D.N.Y.) (representation of transferee of bank debt)
  • In re TXCC Inc., et al.) (Bankr. N.D. Tex.) (representation of acquirer under plan of chain of restaurants)
  • In re Autofest Group, LLC (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of automobile finance company)
  • In re Adelphia Business Solutions, Inc., et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of patent infringement plaintiff)
  • In re Fruit of the Loom, Inc., et al (Bankr. D. Del.) (representation of owner of Pro Player Stadium)
  • In re Insilco Technologies, Inc., et al (Bankr. D. Del.) (representation of grantee of IRU)
  • In re Petrie Retail, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y) (representation of landlord)
  • In re Johns-Manville Corp., et al. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of asbestos manufacturer)
  • In re Pan American Corp. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of aircraft owner)
  • In re Heidi’s Frogen Yozurt, Inc. (Bankr. E.D. N.Y.) (representation of unsecured creditor)
  • In re S-G associates, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) (representation of broker).

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 1982)
Yale University (B.A., 1979)

BAR ADMISSION

1983, New York

LECTURER

"Into the Storm: How Safe is the Bankruptcy Code 546(e) Safe Harbor?," The Knowledge Group Live Webcast, Speaker, June 2016

Continuing Legal Education Seminars on Bankruptcy: Miami, Florida, 1999; White Plains, New York, 2001

PUBLICATIONS

"Supreme Court Affirms Secured Creditors' Right to Credit Bid," Reuters HEDGEWORLD, August 2012

"Global Crossing and Use of IRUs: Unsettled Questions on Their Legal Status," The Bankruptcy Strategist Vol. XIX, No. 6, Law Journal Newsletters, April 2002

"Letters of Credit in Bankruptcy," Letters of Credit Institute, 1984, 1985, 1986 "Municipal Bankruptcy," Law and Business, 1983

MEMBER

New York City Bar Association

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