John  Pintarelli  picture John Pintarelli


Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
31 West 52nd Street
New York, 10019


Mr. Pintarelli represents debtors and creditors in complex domestic and international bankruptcy and insolvency matters, including judicial and out-of-court restructurings. John also represents banks, investors and lenders in debtor-in-possession (DIP) and exit financings, loan restructurings, asset sales, and other aspects of bankruptcy cases.

John regularly advises clients on distressed trading and derivatives contracts, including interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, total return swaps, f/x trades, and structured products, and bankruptcy issues related to the termination, valuation and monetization of such contracts.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Pintarelli was a vice president in The Bank of New York's Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa Group where he served as the New York-based client executive responsible for the bank's Arabian Gulf relationships.

Practice Area
• Insolvency & Restructuring
• Chapter 15, Cross-Border and International Insolvency
• Creditors' Rights
• Financial Restructuring
• Finance and Derivatives
• Distressed Real Estate

Rutgers University (B.A., 1992)
Fordham University (M.B.A., 1998)
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2006)

• Lothian Oil: Fifth Circuit Recharacterizes Non-Insiders’ Debt Claim as Equity
• Sunset Aviation, et al.: Delaware Bankruptcy Court Rejects Trustee’s Attempt to
Retoractively Apply Substantive Consolidation Order