Andrew P. Lederman is an experienced and highly seasoned attorney who regularly represents both publicly and privately held companies experiencing financial difficulties.  Over the course of his 30 year legal career, Andrew has assisted companies in navigating the unsure waters of financial uncertainty.  He has successfully led them through Chapter 11 reorganizations as well as out of court workouts.

In addition to his representation of debtors, Andrew regularly represents secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers of distressed assets in bankruptcy proceedings, landlords, and other parties in interest in connection with reorganizations throughout the United States.  He has also been involved in numerous litigations pending before Bankruptcy Courts in various jurisdictions.  By working closely with each client, Andrew is able to identify the issues and construct a plan tailored to the clients’ specific needs and obtain successful outcomes on a regular basis.

Andrew has appeared in Bankruptcy Courts on behalf of both debtors and creditors in the telecommunications, real estate, manufacturing, financial, apparel, and energy fields, among others.  He has also represented buyers of assets from Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors.

In addition to his representations in the bankruptcy field, Andrew regularly represents middle market companies as their outside general counsel for both their corporate and commercial litigation matters.

Andrew is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.  Prior to joining Wilk Auslander, Andrew has held positions in a number of prestigious New York law firms and has also been the head of his own practice.

  • Represented an insurance company that was a creditor of a Chapter 11 debtor that had engaged in a Ponzi scheme and was owed hundreds of millions of dollars as a result of its involvement with the debtor.
  • Represented the Official Creditors’ Committee in one of the largest auto parts and systems manufacturers and distributors in the world, with operations throughout the U.S. and Europe.
  • Represented the operator of 25 nursing homes in New England in a Chapter 11 proceeding in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Represented a purchaser of a telecommunications company out of a Chapter 11 proceeding pending in the Southern District of New York.  Client was the stalking horse bidder and the debtor-in-possession lender.
  • Represented the Trustee in a Securities Protection Investor Corporation (SIPC) liquidation proceeding in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Represented numerous financial institutions in connection with recovery of their collateral from Chapter 11 debtors.
  • Represented the Official Creditors’ Committee in one of the largest airline reorganization proceedings in the country.
  • Represented a manufacturer of Halloween costumes in a Chapter 11 proceeding in New York, New York that resulted in a 100% payment to its creditors.
  • Represented a provider of outsourced employee services in a Chapter 11 proceeding in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Represented Chapter 7 trustee in connection with the administration and recovery of assets located throughout the country.

Overview

Andrew P. Lederman is an experienced and highly seasoned attorney who regularly represents both publicly and privately held companies experiencing financial difficulties.  Over the course of his 30 year legal career, Andrew has assisted companies in navigating the unsure waters of financial uncertainty.  He has successfully led them through Chapter 11 reorganizations as well as out of court workouts.

In addition to his representation of debtors, Andrew regularly represents secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers of distressed assets in bankruptcy proceedings, landlords, and other parties in interest in connection with reorganizations throughout the United States.  He has also been involved in numerous litigations pending before Bankruptcy Courts in various jurisdictions.  By working closely with each client, Andrew is able to identify the issues and construct a plan tailored to the clients’ specific needs and obtain successful outcomes on a regular basis.

Andrew has appeared in Bankruptcy Courts on behalf of both debtors and creditors in the telecommunications, real estate, manufacturing, financial, apparel, and energy fields, among others.  He has also represented buyers of assets from Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 debtors.

In addition to his representations in the bankruptcy field, Andrew regularly represents middle market companies as their outside general counsel for both their corporate and commercial litigation matters.

Andrew is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.  Prior to joining Wilk Auslander, Andrew has held positions in a number of prestigious New York law firms and has also been the head of his own practice.

Representative Matters

  • Represented an insurance company that was a creditor of a Chapter 11 debtor that had engaged in a Ponzi scheme and was owed hundreds of millions of dollars as a result of its involvement with the debtor.
  • Represented the Official Creditors’ Committee in one of the largest auto parts and systems manufacturers and distributors in the world, with operations throughout the U.S. and Europe.
  • Represented the operator of 25 nursing homes in New England in a Chapter 11 proceeding in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Represented a purchaser of a telecommunications company out of a Chapter 11 proceeding pending in the Southern District of New York.  Client was the stalking horse bidder and the debtor-in-possession lender.
  • Represented the Trustee in a Securities Protection Investor Corporation (SIPC) liquidation proceeding in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Represented numerous financial institutions in connection with recovery of their collateral from Chapter 11 debtors.
  • Represented the Official Creditors’ Committee in one of the largest airline reorganization proceedings in the country.
  • Represented a manufacturer of Halloween costumes in a Chapter 11 proceeding in New York, New York that resulted in a 100% payment to its creditors.
  • Represented a provider of outsourced employee services in a Chapter 11 proceeding in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Represented Chapter 7 trustee in connection with the administration and recovery of assets located throughout the country.