Andrew Kress is Special Counsel in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group of Kaye Scholer’s New York office, where he also served as Partner for more than 20 years.
In his more than 25 years of practice, Mr. Kress has handled all
aspects of Chapter 11 proceedings, including advising and counseling
boards of directors and senior management. He has represented
corporations in diverse industries as debtors in Chapter 11 cases and
has been involved as counsel for debtor corporations in the largest
Chapter 11 cases filed, including those cases filed by Manville
Corporation, Braniff Airways, Hillsborough Holdings Corporation (Walter
Industries, Inc.), Evans Products Company, U.S. Home Corporation, Plaid
Clothing Group, Geotek Communications, Hills Department Stores and
MAGNATRAX Corporation. Mr. Kress has represented the future
representative for asbestos health claimants in the Armstrong World
Industries, Inc., USG Corporation, Owens Corning, Plibrico Company and
Brauer Supply Company Chapter 11 cases, financial institutions, real
estate developers and other significant business entities as creditors
in Chapter 11 cases and receivers appointed by the Federal District
Court in SEC enforcement actions.
Mr. Kress has participated in panel discussions sponsored by the American Association of Equipment Lessors, the American Bankruptcy Institute and Mealey's, and in a Structured Finance seminar sponsored by the firm. Mr. Kress is a co-author of The Fundamentals of Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization.
In The Market
- Kaye Scholer Represents Novartis in Agreement with Array BioPharma April 19, 2010 • Client Successes
- Kaye Scholer Represents American Securities in its Acquisition of FiberMark February 4, 2008 • Client Successes