The Deal Ranks Partner James S. Carr #1 in Hottest Lawyers” List for Bankruptcy Law

The Deal ranked Kelley Drye partner James S. Carr as the #1 lawyer in its Hottest Lawyers” list of top bankruptcy attorneys ranked in terms of representations in bankruptcy cases filed in the United States during a six-month period, which ended April 22, 2008. The table shows Mr. Carr with 21 new cases. The article, Deal Doctors: Movers & Shakers” states, James S. Carr of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP bested all corners over the past six months, gaining the most bankruptcy-related engagements in new cases.”

The article notes Carr added work in 21 cases, all as counsel for creditors. He advises fuel company Air BP Ltd. in three recent airline filings, U.S. Bank Corp. in the Leiner Health Products Corp. cases and three landlords in the Sharper Image Corp. proceedings.”