A respected New York attorney with over 30 years of experience in bankruptcy law and litigation, Norman Kinel has gained admittance to state and U.S. district court bars in both New York and New Jersey, as well as the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, and has represented clients in several of the country’s most complex and noteworthy bankruptcy cases. Norman Kinel has represented and litigated on behalf of entities such as debtors, creditors’ committees, bondholders, and trustees in a wide range of cases spanning various industries and legal concerns, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent conveyance, debtor-in-possession financing, contested confirmation of plans and bankruptcy asset sales.
In addition to his extensive litigation experience, Norman Kinel has provided out-of-court advisory to clients undergoing defaults and restructurings. A registered mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware, he was court-approved to serve as a mediator in the Lehman Brothers cases.
A partner in Squire Patton Boggs’ Restructuring and Insolvency Practice, Norman Kinel has received consistent recognition from Super Lawyers as one of New York City’s leading bankruptcy attorneys. Moreover, his representation of creditors in the reorganization of a charitable entity earned him the 2014 Champion’s Award for Healthcare Deal of the Year from ACG New York, Inc.
An alumnus of Yeshiva University, Mr. Kinel received his JD from the Washington College of Law at American University.