Michael (Mickey) S. Etkin
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Michael ("Mickey") S. Etkin is a senior bankruptcy practitioner and commercial litigator with significant experience in complex business reorganizations and litigation as well as securities and ERISA class action litigation. Mickey graduated from Boston University, cum laude, in 1975, and received his law degree, with honors, from St. John's University in 1978. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. Mickey is listed in the 2011-2015 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which has described him as "fantastic", "very plugged-in" and "instrumental in providing tactical advice" and noted his skill in "anticipating all the key issues that are likely to arise." In addition, he is also featured in the 2007-2016 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights section of the publication. Mickey practices in Lowenstein Sandler's Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights and its Complex Business Litigation groups. Mickey's bankruptcy practice includes the representation of debtors, trustees, creditors and investors in a variety of complex bankruptcies and bankruptcy related litigation. Mickey also represents major energy companies in connection with bankruptcy proceedings involving their customers and counterparties. He has been invited to speak before financial institutions, bar association groups and credit associations regarding the rights of counterparties to derivatives in a bankruptcy context, including cutting edge issues emerging from the Lehman Brothers Chapter 11 and SIPC proceedings.