Arthur J. Steinberg

Arthur Steinberg

is a senior financial restructuring partner in the New York office of King & Spalding. In his 35 years of practice, Mr. Steinberg has represented a broad range of clients, including examiners, trustees, corporate monitors, debtors, creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors groups/individuals, distressed investors and asset buyers, and parties to bankruptcy related litigation. He also has acted as a Receiver and Investment Company Act Trustee for failed hedge funds and investment advisors.

Mr. Steinberg has participated in many of the largest bankruptcy cases, and played an important role in forging a compromise among the key creditor constituencies.

Recent Publications

New York Law Journal, May 19, 2014, “Valuing Tendered Shares In Fraudulent Transfer Cases”

New York Law Journal, March 12, 2012, “New Decision Offers Lessons on Bad Boy Guarantees”

Real Estate Weekly, December 7, 2011, “Lessons to Be Learned from Latest Bad Boy Decision”

New York Law Journal, August 22, 2011, “Reversion to Creditors of State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims”

Bloomberg Law Reports, September 13, 2010, “Subordination Agreements”

New York Law Journal, April 21, 2010, “Resolution of Madoff Customer Claims: Still in Act One”

New York Law Journal, November 18, 2009, “Bankruptcy Remote Entities: Not as Remote as You May Think”

Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, August 2009, “The Need to Revisit the “Value in Good Faith” Defense to Fraudulent Transfer Claims”

AFIRE News, March/April 2009, “Working Out and Restructuring Troubled Real Estate Loans: An Overview of Some of the Key Legal Issues”

New York Law Journal, March 2, 2009, “Protecting Redemptions in a Ponzi Scheme Case”

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, March 2009, “18th Annual King & Spalding Health Law and Policy Forum: Healthcare Companies Face Unprecedented Challenges”

Dennis Barry Reimbursement Advisor, February 2009, “Selling a Provider’s Assets When the Provider is in Bankruptcy”

Law 360, November 26, 2008, “Limits for an Equitable Subordination Claim”

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, July/August 2006, “Section of the Code: When Does Possession Not Mean Possession”

New York Law Journal, July 14, 1997, “Mortgagee’s Rights on Death of Mortgagor or Guarantor”

28 UCC Law J 73 (1995), “Bankruptcy Code Section 502(d) Backdoor to Avoidance”


ABI New York Bankruptcy Conference (May 2014) “Market Value” Tests in Valuation

ABI International Symposium (October 2013) “Profile on the Dewey LeBoeuf Bankruptcy”

Webinar Presentation (October 2012) Stratford Seminar: State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims: Reversion to Individual Creditors; Lyondell and Tribune Case Review

ABI New York Bankruptcy Conference (May 2012) Use of Forfeiture Statute and Allocation of Forfeiture Proceeds in Ponzi Scheme Bankruptcies and Other Cases Involving Fraud and Bad Acts

Webinar Presentation (April 2012) Stratford Seminar: Bankruptcy Remote Entities and Single-Asset Real Estate Cases

Webinar Presentation (January 2012) State Law Fraudulent Transfer Claims: Reversion to Individual Creditors

Webinar Presentation (April 2011) Bankruptcy Remote Entities and Single-Asset Real Estate Cases: Leveraging New Developments in the Evolving Landscape of Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy

Webinar Presentation (April 2010) General Growth and other Real Estate Workouts

Webinar Presentation (November 2009) Current Issues in Real Estate Bankruptcies

ABI New York Bankruptcy Conference (May 2009) Alternative Liquidation Regimes Under Banking, Securities, Insurance and State Law

Retail Marketing Society (February 2009) Bankruptcy Presentation

AIRA (Oct. 2007) Valuation in Bankruptcy

Retail Marketing Society (April 2005), “Retail Bankruptcies”

Lorman Series (November 2004), “Real Estate Bankruptcies”

Distressed Trading Conference (November 2004), “Energy Bankruptcies”

Beard Conference (March 2001), “Health Care Bankruptcies”

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Bankruptcy/Restructuring , 2) Energy & Natural Resources , 3) Financial Institutions: Capital Markets , 4) Financial Institutions: Restructuring , 5) Healthcare Industry , 6) Private Equity , 7) Government Investigations and 8) Professional Liability Litigation
Law School J.D., New York University
Education B.A. Economics, cum laude, Columbia University
Bar Member / Association New York City Bar Association, American Bar Association,
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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