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Gabe Sasson

Partner, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6475
Fax: 1(212) 752-2515


Gabriel Sasson is a partner in the Financial Restructuring group at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Gabriel Sasson concentrates his practice on bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructuring transactions. Gabe has extensive experience representing ad hoc groups of bondholders, secured lenders and other creditors, DIP lenders, official committees of unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, equity holders and debtors in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings.

In addition, Gabe has experience in the representation of large insurance companies, as creditors, in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings.


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, “Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2024
  • The M&A Advisor, “Emerging Leader”, 2023
  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Star”


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2009
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2006


  • Aceto Corporation (unsecured creditors committee)
  • Acosta, Inc. (indenture trustee)
  • Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (ad hoc bondholder committee and DIP lenders)
  • Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (indenture trustee)
  • American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (ad hoc bondholder committee)
  • Avaya, Inc. (DIP lenders, ad hoc crossover committee)
  • Cenveo, Inc. (DIP lenders, ad hoc committee of first lien noteholders and exit lenders)
  • Citadel Broadcasting Corporation (official creditors' committee)
  • Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (DIP lenders, ad hoc group of first lien lenders)
  • Extraction Oil & Gas (official creditors' committee)
  • Fieldwood Energy (official creditors' committee)
  • FTX (official creditors’ committee)
  • Global Brands Group (official creditors' committee)
  • Halcón Resources Corporation (indenture trustee)
  • Haggen, Inc. (debtor)
  • Indiana Downs/Indiana Live! (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • iPayment Holdings, Inc. (special committee of Board of Directors)
  • K-V Pharmaceutical Company (official creditors' committee)
  • Loehmann's (debtor)
  • LSC Communications (official creditors' committee)
  • The McClatchy Company (official creditors' committee)
  • Memorial Production Partners LP (indenture trustee)
  • MModal (official creditors' committee)
  • Swift Energy (indenture trustee)
  • TPC Group (first and second lien noteholders, DIP lenders)
  • Trump Entertainment Resorts (debtor)
  • Warren Resources, Inc. (ad hoc noteholder committee)

Engagement & Publications

  • Speaker, "Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy," Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2021, December 13-14, 2021
  • Co-author, "Defending Professional Fees: SCOTUS Shuts the Door, and the Delaware Bench Closes the Window in the Ethics and Professional Compensation," ABI Committee Newsletter, May 2016
  • Contributor, "Shipping Companies Find a Safe Harbor in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts," New York Law Journal, March 4, 2013
  • "Establishing an Evidentiary Record Illustrating a 'Substantial Contribution,'" ABI Committee Newsletter, November 2012
  • Contributor, "ABN Amro Bank NV v. MBIA Inc. — New York Court of Appeals Allows Policy Holders' Fraudulent Conveyance and Common Law Claims Against MBIA to Continue in State Court," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, 2011


  • Member, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Federal Bar Council, 2015-present
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2010-present

Practice Areas

Financial Restructuring




New York Bar


Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2009

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 2006

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