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Larren M. Nashelsky

Nashelsky, Larren M.


New York, (212) 468-8080


University at Albany, State University of New York (B.S., 1988)
Hofstra University School of Law (J.D., 1991)

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New York

Larren Nashelsky is the Chair of Morrison & Foerster.  As Chair and chief executive partner, he takes the lead in setting policy and providing strategic direction to the firm.

Prior to becoming Chair, Mr. Nashelsky focused his practice on U.S. and international restructurings, including Chapter 11 reorganizations, workouts, restructurings, secured financings and distressed acquisitions and investments. He has represented all of the major constituencies in restructurings, including debtors, commercial banks and bank groups, official creditors’ committees, unsecured creditors, and distressed investors in the real estate, financial services, telecommunications, gaming, transportation, chemical, energy, satellite, and natural resources industries.

Chambers USA 2012 recommends him as a leading bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer.  Mr. Nashelsky is recommended by Legal 500 US 2012 for Corporate Restructuring and Real Estate and noted as “phenomenally experienced.”  Mr. Nashelsky is regularly ranked by The Deal as one of the top 35 individuals in bankruptcy including their recent list of Top Bankruptcy Lawyers, by volume (U.S. only) (Second Quarter, 2012). He is listed in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers, was recognized by the National Law Journal in its 2005 “40 Under 40” compilation of the country’s most influential attorneys, and is regularly listed as a leading restructuring professional in industry publications.