Sam Lawand | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Sam Lawand

Associate, New York

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Overview

Sam Lawand is an associate in the Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Sam's practice focuses primarily on bankruptcy and financial restructuring matters, including representations of debtors, creditors, purchasers, and other interested parties in chapter 11 bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, and cross-border proceedings. Prior to joining White & Case, Sam clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Grossman of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Education

  • JD, SMU Dedman School of Law
  • BS, University of Texas, Dallas

Languages

  • English

Experience

Publications

  • Arbitration and Bankruptcy: A Tug of War, The Review of Banking & Financial Services, Vol. 33, No. 7, July 2017
  • Security Interests in Proceeds of Collateral: Impact of Bankruptcy, The Review of Banking & Financial Services, Vol. 33, No. 2, Feb. 2017
  • Deepening Split Between Circuits: Seventh Circuit Holds That § 546(e) Safe Harbor Does Not Protect Transfers Conducted Through Financial Institutions Acting as Conduits, 2016 No. 12 Norton Bankr. L. Adviser 1, Dec. 2016
  • Bankruptcy Issues Facing Retail Debtors, Nat'l Ass'n of Credit Mgmt. Bus. Credit, Aug. 2016
  • Kim, Frost, and Other Developments, 33rd Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, Nov. 2014, (presented by Hon. Harlin D. Hale and Hon. Ronald B. King)
  • Reinvestment, Exemption Limitations, and Other Issues, Advanced Bankruptcy Course, Feb. 2014, (presented by Hon. Karen Brown, Hon. Harlin D. Hale, Hon. Robert Jones, and Hon. Ronald B. King)
  • Attention Foreign Companies: The Fifth Circuit is Armed with the Authority to Deny Enforcement of a Foreign Reorganization Plan, 2013 No. 12 Norton Bankr. L. Adviser 1, Dec. 2013, (presented by Hon. Cecelia G. Morris in London and Italy)

Awards & Recognition

Fifth Circuit's Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student, American College of Bankruptcy (Unsolicited Nomination by the Honorable Harlin D. Hale), 2014