Mr. Harrison is co-chair of the firm's Restructuring and Insolvency group. He has experience in insolvency proceedings, workouts and liquidations on behalf of debtors, creditors and trustees. Clients include foreign and domestic, public and private corporations, financial institutions, underwriters and governmental creditors in Chapter 11 reorganizations, structured financings, distressed trades, asset and stock sales, and acquisitions.
Recent highlights of Mr. Harrison's practice include his key role in the firm's international representation of the Italian Extraordinary Administrator of a multinational dairy and food corporation and its affiliates in restructuring some of the company's subsidiaries in the United States and Latin America. Mr. Harrison also counseled the foreign representative of the first successful ancillary proceeding initiated by a "sindico" (a Mexican liquidator) in the United States since the enactment of Mexico's insolvency law, the Ley de Concurso Mercantiles.
Among Mr. Harrison's domestic insolvency matters, he has represented debtors and creditors in high profile Chapter 11 cases. He currently is leading the insolvency aspects of the firm's representation of a major global financial institution, among other matters.
Mr. Harrison is a frequent lecturer and writer on international and domestic insolvency issues. He has spoken throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Far East. Mr. Harrison has been a featured commentator for Forbes Magazine in the United States and Phoenix TV InfoNews Channel in China, and has been quoted by leading industry publications, including the Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Harrison is recognized as a leading restructuring and insolvency professional in New York by both Chambers USA and Legal 500 USA. Clients note that he “combines keen intelligence and high technical knowledge with warm client-handling skills.”
COURTSU.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
International Insolvency Institute
Fellow INSOL International
Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Insolvency Committee, Co-Chair
International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals
Editorial Board 2007-2009
American Bankruptcy Institute
New York State Bar Association
INSOL International - Fellow
Chambers USA - Recognized as a top Bankruptcy/Restructuring attorney in New York
Legal 500 USA – Cited as a top lawyer in the Corporate Restructuring category
Best Lawyers - Recognized as a top restructuring lawyer in New York
Best Lawyers in America® - Peer-selected in 2016 in the practice area of Litigation - Bankruptcy
AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®