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Benjamin Mintz

Benjamin Mintz

Benjamin Mintz is a partner in Kaye Scholer’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department. Ben has extensive transaction experience with respect to the negotiating and drafting of complex asset purchase agreements, loan agreements, investment agreements, subordination and intercreditor agreements, factoring agreements, and reorganization plans. He has also been actively involved in several litigation matters before bankruptcy and other courts throughout the country, including appeals to federal district and circuit courts.

His practice is focused on representations of debtors in and out of bankruptcy (both corporate and individual), creditors’ committees, lender groups, DIP lenders, fiduciaries, equity holders, indenture trustees and individual creditors (including secured and unsecured creditors, lessors and employees) in a variety of industries including: hedge funds, real estate, health care, retail, financial, gaming, manufacturing, entertainment, telecommunications, and apparel.

Ben has been a leading attorney in many complex, high profile restructurings including:

  • Harbinger Capital Partners funds as a lead investor to Delphi Corp. and other matters

  • Healthcare Finance Group as the prepetition and DIP lender in a number of healthcare bankruptcy proceedings (e.g., KidsPeace, St. Mary’s Hospital, Caritas Healthcare, New York Westchester Square, St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center)

  • Montefiore Medical Center as buyer of Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center

  • The bank groups of Jones Stephens, Tishman DC office portfolio, Aladdin Gaming and Formica Corporation

  • The official creditors’ committee of Regus Business Centres

  • The prepetition and/or DIP lender in numerous matters (e.g., Foamex, LyondellBasell, Abitibi and Spiegel/Eddie Bauer)

  • Capmark in connection with the restructuring and/or sale of distressed loan assets

  • Various debtor representations (Geotek Communications, Unitel Video, The Caldor Corporation)

  • Rosenthal & Rosenthal, Inc. as lender or factor in various matters

Professional Recognitions

Ben is a recipient of Thurgood Marshall Award and the 2010 Pro Bono Publico Award.

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Education

Columbia Law School, JD, 1995; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1992-1995

Cornell University, BA, 1992

Bar Admission(s)

New York

US District Court, Eastern District of New York

US District Court, Southern District of New York

US District Court, Central District of Illinois

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

 
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