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Seth J. Kleinman

Seth J. Kleinman

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Seth Kleinman is an Associate in Kaye Scholer's Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department. His practice encompasses all areas of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters. Mr. Kleinman regularly assists corporate debtors, creditors, investors, financial counterparties and other interested parties in bankruptcy-related transactions and out-of-court workouts. Mr. Kleinman also represents purchasers of distressed assets under Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, as well as landlords, suppliers and other unsecured creditors in a variety of transactional and litigation-related aspects of the debtor-creditor relationship.

Representative Matters

  • Represented an investment advisor specializing in complex credit-based alternative investment strategies in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

  • Represented an equity sponsor with respect to potential debtor-in-possession financing and a new value plan of reorganization in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of a publisher of business and trade publications.

  • Represented a global financial institution in the purchase of assets from an investment bank in the investment bank’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

  • Represented a transnational mining corporation in its pre-negotiated restructuring and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

  • Represented a mortgage certificate holder and mezzanine lender in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of a national hotel chain.

  • Represented and advised multiple clients, including a global technology company, a worldwide advertising agency and certain tier-one auto parts suppliers, in two automotive companies’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

  • Represented an official creditors’ committee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of a leading, London-based marine container leasing company.

  • Advised numerous clients regarding potential distressed asset and stock purchases, including both in and out-of-court purchases.



Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude, Dean's List, 2006; Associate Editor, Northwestern University Law Review

University of Pennsylvania, BA, summa cum laude, Dean's List, 2001


Judicial Externship for the Honorable Eugene Wedoff, Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Fall 2005


Illinois, 2011

Northern District of Illinois

New York, 2007

Southern District of New York, 2007

Eastern District of New York, 2007

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