Michael Klein's practice focuses on both the transactional and litigation aspects of Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations across a wide range of industries, including retail, technology, health care and life sciences. He frequently represents creditors' committees and debtors, purchasers of distressed assets, landlords, individual creditors and secured lenders in chapter 11 cases. Michael regularly advises clients regarding a variety of contested matters, including, among other things, Rule 2004 investigations, postpetition financings, section 363 sales and plan confirmation issues.

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  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
    JD, 2004

  • Cornell University
    BS, 2001

Admissions & Credentials

New York


  • Turnaround Management Association

Rankings & Accolades

    • New York Super Lawyers: New York Rising Star

    • Legal Aid Society Immigration Law Unit: Outstanding Pro Bono Service