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Isaac Sasson

Associate, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6948
Fax: 1(212) 752-2448

Overview

Isaac Sasson is an associate in Paul Hastings’ Financial Restructuring group and is based in the firm’s New York office, where he focuses on restructuring and creditors’ rights across an array of industries, including energy, cryptocurrency, technology, healthcare, entertainment and media. Mr. Sasson has considerable experience representing creditors, ad hoc committees, official committees of unsecured creditors, private equity funds, and private companies in distressed situations. To that end, Mr. Sasson has been involved in some of the largest bankruptcies over the past decade, including FTX, Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, the Puerto Rico Sales Tax and Financing Corporation (COFINA), and Intelsat. He also has significant experience in complex litigation and liability management transactions.

Recognitions

  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Next Generation program, 2024
  • The M&A Advisor, 2023 Restructuring of the Year (Over $10B) for Intelsat

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2015
    • Symposium Editor, Journal of Law and Liberty
  • City University of New York, Brooklyn College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2012 

Representations

  • Boardriders (ad hoc group of priming lenders)
  • Brazos Electric Cooperative, Inc. (creditor)
  • Brookstone (indenture trustee)
  • Burkhalter Rigging Inc. (secured lender)
  • Caesars Entertainment Operating Company et al. (certain stakeholders)
  • Chaparral Energy (ad hoc noteholder committee)
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (bondholders)
  • Crew Group Inc. (company)
  • Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc. (ad hoc group of secured lenders)
  • Embarq (ad hoc group of noteholders)
  • FTX (official committee of unsecured creditors)
  • GM Avoidance Action Adversary (ad hoc group of term lenders)
  • GT Real Estate Holdings LLC (certain stakeholders)
  • iHeartMedia (indenture trustee)
  • Intelsat (ad hoc group of convertible noteholders)
  • Loparex (second lien lender)
  • The McClatchy Company (official committee of unsecured creditors)
  • Mesquite Energy (special committee of the board of directors)
  • New You Bariatric Group (secured lender; agent)
  • Output Services Group, Inc. (ad hoc group of secured lenders)
  • Petmate (minority lenders)
  • Pipeline Health Systems (DIP, prepetition term lenders & equity)
  • Strike LLC (stalking horse purchaser; secured lender)
  • Sonrava/Western Dental (ad hoc group of secured lenders)
  • Travelport (ad hoc group of priority lenders)

Engagement & Publications

  • Co-author, “Treatment of Letters of Credit in Bankruptcy: A Primer,” Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 4, 2019
  • Co-author, “What Constitutes a Transfer of ‘All or Substantially All’ of a Borrower’s Assets for Purposes of Indentures and Credit Agreements?” New York Law Journal, June 8, 2018
  • Co-author, “Introduction to Ad Hoc Committees In Distressed Situations,” New York Law Journal, September 29, 2016
  • Author, Judicial Review of Plan Support Agreements: A Review and Analysis, 9 NYU J.L. & Liberty 850 (2015)

Involvement

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Practice Areas

Corporate

Financial Services Litigation

Financial Restructuring


Languages

English


Admissions

New York Bar


Education

New York University School of Law, J.D. 2015

Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, B.A. 2012


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