Ben Feder is special counsel in the firm's New York office. He focuses his practice on bankruptcy and restructuring matters.
Mr. Feder represents bank lenders, debtors, bondholders, creditors’ committees and other parties in interest in all phases of Chapter 11 and other cases under the Bankruptcy Code, in U.S. and foreign workouts, and in out-of-court restructurings. He specializes in distressed M&A transactions; much of his work centers on the representation of purchasers in the acquisition of troubled companies. Mr. Feder has appeared pro hac vice in bankruptcy cases in jurisdictions throughout the United States.
From 1995-1998, Mr. Feder was a founder and principal member of Westchester Brewing Company. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cecelia H. Goetz in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Distressed M&A Purchasers
- Amagansett Family Farm
- Compass Learning
- Pappas Telecasting
- Asia Global Crossing (the first acquisition by a Chinese company of assets in a U.S. Chapter 11 case)
- Stone & Webster
- Ambassador Eyewear
- Broadway Trading
- Pocket Communications
- A steel manufacturing, processing and distribution company
- A competitive local exchange carrier and broadband services company
- A leading manufacturer of carbon and graphite electrodes
- A large telecommunications company
- An automobile equipment manufacturer
- Cabrini Medical Center
- Radnor Holdings
- Owens Corning
- Quality Stores
- R.H. Macy & Co.
- Ames Department Stores
- Al Copeland Enterprises (Popeye's Famous Fried Chicken)
DIP Financing Lenders
- Niagara Frontier Hockey (Buffalo Sabres)
- Stage Stores
- Telewest Communications (UK)
- Sociedad Commercial del Plata (Argentina)
- TPI Polene (Thailand)
Other Significant Creditor Representations
- Hawker Beechcraft
- Visteon Corporation
- Magna Entertainment Corporation
Memberships & Associations
Turnaround Management Association's The Journal of Corporate Renewal, Editorial Advisory Board, 2011.
Blog author, Bankruptcy Law Insights
Honors & Awards
Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Award, 2004