Clients benefit from Gary Kaplan's extensive experience in a broad range of bankruptcy and restructuring matters as they navigate debtor/creditor issues, distressed real estate matters, and the restructuring of bank, bond, and trade debt and the acquisition and divestiture of assets. Gary regularly appears in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States and represents debtors, official and unofficial creditors' and equity committees, significant creditors, lenders, and third-party purchasers in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings.
Gary has represented clients in a wide array of business and industry sectors, including retail, casino operators, maritime/cargo shipping, real estate, automotive, pharmaceutical, aviation, media, health care, sports, and engineering. In addition to a national bankruptcy practice, Gary focuses on cross-border matters, including representing non-U.S. entities in obtaining chapter 15 relief.
Gary frequently publishes articles on bankruptcy, restructuring, insolvency, and debtor in possession (DIP) financing.
- Rutgers University (J.D. with honors 1997; Order of the Coif); University of Maryland, College Park (B.A. 1994)
- Florida; New York; New Jersey; U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Michigan, and Southern District of Texas; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Recognized multiple times in The Legal 500 and Chambers USA for bankruptcy and restructuring
- Law Clerk to Justice Marie Garibaldi, New Jersey Supreme Court (1997-1998)