Andrew D. Gottfried

Andrew D. Gottfried is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice, and a member of the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice. Mr. Gottfried has extensive experience in all aspects of creditors’ rights law, including bankruptcy, reorganization, work-outs, creditor litigation and restructuring. Mr. Gottfried has represented major financial institutions, creditors committees and trustees in significant bankruptcy cases and has obtained leading Court decisions in many areas of creditors’ rights law. He also acted as lead borrower’s counsel for American Cellular Corporation in connection with the restructuring of $1.6 billion of its debt pursuant to a tender offer and back-up prepackaged Chapter 11.

Mr. Gottfried has served on bar association committees on bankruptcy and reorganization, and has spoken to business groups on creditors' rights and bankruptcy restructuring issues. He previously practiced for twenty-four years with Zalkin, Rodin & Goodman LLP until that firm’s practice was combined with Morgan Lewis in 1999.

Mr. Gottfried is admitted to practice in New York.


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business & Finance, 2) Bankruptcy & Restructuring, 3) Private Equity, 4) Private Equity M&A and 5) Financial Services
Law School Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Education University of Rochester (A.B., 1971)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of New York
Most recent firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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