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Brian M. Resnick

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Davis, Polk and Wardwell
450 Lexington Avenue ,
New York, 10017
New York, USA

T. 212 450 4212


Mr. Resnick is a partner in Davis Polk’s Insolvency and Restructuring Group. He has substantial experience in a broad range of corporate restructurings and bankruptcies, representing debtors, creditors, banks, hedge funds, asset acquirers and other strategic parties in connection with pre-packaged and traditional bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, DIP and exit financings, bankruptcy litigation, Section 363 sales and restructurings of monoline insurance companies. Mr. Resnick also advises financial institutions and other clients in structuring complex derivatives and securities transactions, and evaluating credit risks inherent in such transactions.
Practice Areas
• Insolvency and Restructuring
• Credit
• International and Cross-Border Insolvency
• B.M., Percussion Performance, The Juilliard School, 1997
• M.M., Percussion Performance, The Juilliard School, 1999
• J.D., Columbia Law School, 2003
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Member, Columbia Business Law Review
Mr. Resnick is recognized as a leader in his field, including being named::
• "Leading Lawyer," Bankruptcy/Restructuring: New York – Chambers USA 2012-2014
• "Rising Star" – Super Lawyers 2013-2015
• "Rising Star in Bankruptcy" – Law360 2013
• Leading Lawyer – IFLR1000 2015
• “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” – Turnarounds & Workouts 2012
• "Deal Maker of the Year" (James River) - Finance Monthly 2014
He has also been:
Profiled in the Wall Street Journal’s Bankruptcy Beat blog on July 26, 2011 (“Bankruptcy Beat Snapshot: Brian Resnick”) and Daily Bankruptcy Review on July 28, 2011
Featured as July 22, 2011, “Mover of the Week” in Daily Bankruptcy Review Small Cap’s article entitled “From Broadway to Bankruptcy, Resnick Thrives in Two Careers”.

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