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Emily Kuznick

Of Counsel, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6904
Fax: 1(212) 752-2784


Emily Kuznick is of counsel in the Financial Restructuring group at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York Office. Her practice focuses on bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructuring transactions. She has considerable experience representing bondholders, lenders, investors, official committees of unsecured creditors, equity holders, and other stakeholders in distressed situations, both in and out of court. Emily Kuznick also has significant experience in bankruptcy and complex commercial litigation, as well as claims trading.


  • "Ones to Watch," Best Lawyers in America
  • Turnaround Management Association, 2021 Turnaround of the Year: Mid-Size Company for American Addiction Centers



University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2013

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 2009


  • AAC Holdings, Inc. (ad hoc group of term lenders)
  • American Apparel (creditor)
  • Ciber (creditor)
  • C&J Energy Services (creditor)
  • Essar Steel Minnesota (unsecured creditors committee)
  • Global Brands Group (unsecured creditors committee)
  • Guitar Center (ad hoc group of noteholders)
  • JAKKS Pacific Inc. (ad hoc group of unsecured convertible noteholders)
  • LATAM (ad hoc group of unsecured creditors)
  • Payless ShoeSource Inc. (creditor and DIP lender)
  • Toys"R"Us (noteholder)
  • Ultra Petroleum Corp. (ad hoc group of term lenders)
  • Waypoint (secured prepetition and DIP lenders)
  • Westinghouse (creditor)

Practice Areas



Financial Restructuring




New York Bar


University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 2013

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