Mr. Pintarelli represents debtors and creditors in complex domestic and international bankruptcy and insolvency matters, including judicial and out-of-court restructurings. John also represents banks, investors and lenders in debtor-in-possession (DIP) and exit financings, loan restructurings, asset sales, and other aspects of bankruptcy cases. His practice includes the representation of foreign liquidators and administrators in cross-border insolvency proceedings and Chapter 15 cases.
John regularly advises clients on distressed trading and derivatives contracts, including interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, total return swaps, f/x trades, and structured products, and bankruptcy issues related to the termination, valuation and monetization of such contracts.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Pintarelli was a vice president in The Bank of New York's Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa Group where he served as the New York-based client executive responsible for the bank's Arabian Gulf relationships. Prior to that, Mr. Pintarelli held various positions in the bank's Trade Finance product management and operations groups.
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