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Summarize and understand the basic rights and obligations of a bankruptcy creditor.
Paul Hammer, Esq.
Paul is a senior attorney in the firm’s nationally ranked Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. He lived and practiced abroad for nearly a decade, with a heavy emphasis on Latin America and Puerto Rico, and is fully bilingual. These experiences provide him with a unique skill set and perspective, both key in his handling of restructuring matters throughout the nation. His expertise includes having provided outside general counsel to an international oil and gas company.
He has litigated numerous high stakes matters in the areas of trademark infringement, collections, contractual disputes and bankruptcy adversary proceedings, winning trials and preliminary injunction hearings along the way. On the insolvency side, he has represented debtors, lenders, lessors, trustees, creditor committees, investors and other constituencies in distressed situations in an array of transactions, work-outs and litigation, including PROMESA, the largest restructuring in history.
Whether it be CLEs that he teaches, webinars or panels, Paul is proud to be a sought-after speaker. His work has been featured or quoted in legal journals of Harvard and UPenn, Caribbean Business, Primerus Paradigm, El Nuevo Dia, Finance Monthly, AIRA Journal, The Capitol Forum, Law360 and many others.
Pro bono work and his community are Paul’s passions, having dedicated many hours to helping the survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Maria. He has also championed causes that he holds dear, including the Special Olympics, cancer research and mentoring law students.
Paul has been recognized by clients and peers alike for excellence. He is endorsed by Primerus, a leading global network of law firms. He is also ranked by Best Lawyers® and was a national finalist for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Top 40 Under 40. Additionally, in 2016, he was inducted into Caribbean Business’ Top 40 Under 40.
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