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James Michael Peck

Retired Senior Of Counsel | New York

I find enormous satisfaction in helping parties resolve their differences and reach successful commercial outcomes in complex insolvency–related disputes.


(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Court-appointed member of mediation team in complex adversary proceeding brought by estate representatives against officers, directors, and other parties in the chapter 11 cases of Sears Holdings Corp.

(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Court-appointed mediator of disputed litigation claims arising under Brazilian law and Cayman law in the chapter 11 cases of MatlinPatterson Global Advisers LLC.

(Bankr. D. Del.) Court-appointed mediator resulting in settlement of plan-related disputes in the chapter 11 cases of Gulf Coast Health Care.

Confidential successful resolution of claims against insolvent hedge fund. Selected by fund and dealer parties as facilitator to allow claims and resolve disputes in private out-of-court resolution process involving the close out of complex derivatives.

(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Court-appointed mediator in the chapter 11 cases of Trident Holding Co. leading to plan confirmation and settlement of alleged violations of the federal anti-kickback statute.

(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Court-appointed mediator in unusually complex and protracted chapter 15 caee leading to settlement of claims between Luxembourg foreign representative and U.S. creditors and consensual dismissal of the chapter 15 case.

(Bankr. D. Del.) Court-appointed mediator in adversary proceeding brought by chapter 7 trustee asserting substantial avoidance claims against multiple parties involved in a failed merger transaction.

(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Selected as court-appointed mediator of claims and defenses in adversary proceedings brought against a Canadian mining company based on refining of precious metals.

(Bankr. D. Del.). Appointed by bankruptcy court to resolve claims arising out of a cyber crime theft of millions of dollars held in trust for the benefit of the GUE Liquidation Trust (successor to the debtor FTD).

(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) Court-appointed mediator engaged to resolve disputes over the disposition of funds held in reserve in the chapter 11 cases of Fairway Markets.

Recommended in the area of Corporate Restructuring

Legal 500 US 2023