Gary L. Kaplan
is a restructuring and insolvency partner resident in Fried Frank's New York office. He joined the Firm in 1998 and became a partner in 2005.
Mr. Kaplan has extensive experience in representing debtors and official and unofficial creditors' and equity committees in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. He also represents significant creditors, lenders and third-party purchasers in connection with chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructuring situations.
Mr. Kaplan regularly appears in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States on a wide range of issues. He also has extensive cross-border experience, including representing Contraladora Comercial Mexicana (CCM), Mexico's third-largest supermarket retailer, in its financial restructuring, a transaction that was named "Restructuring Deal of the Year 2011" by both International Financial Law Review
Honors & Awards
Mr. Kaplan is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Bankruptcy/Restructuring and is consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Finance: Corporate Restructuring. He was named an "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer" in a special report in the April 15, 2007 issue of Turnarounds and Workouts.
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, American Bar Association
Mr. Kaplan served as a law clerk to the Hon. Marie Garibaldi, New Jersey Supreme Court.
Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions
New York; New Jersey; Southern District of New York; Eastern District of New York; Eastern District of Michigan; Third Circuit Court of Appeals