Richard J. Corbi has been practicing in the areas of distressed investing, corporate transactions, restructuring, litigation, and bankruptcy advice for over twelve years. His work at top tier firms such as Proskauer Rose LLP and Lowenstein Sandler LLP and clerkships in the District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, has given him the depth and breadth of experience to tailor his work to the business goals of each client at a flexible fee structure that makes sense.
Richard is committed to maximizing both client service and efficiency. He works closely with clients in all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings in both domestic and cross-border insolvencies, helping them navigate the complexities of debt restructurings in a strategic and cost-effective way.
Richard regularly represents distressed companies, official creditors’ committees, and ad hoc creditor groups in a variety of insolvency scenarios across industries such as printing, sports & entertainment, food and beverage, retail, chemical, healthcare, telecommunications, shipping, oil & gas, and the auto industry.
Richard works with hedge funds, private equity firms and lenders to structure and negotiate financing in chapter 11 debtor-in-possession loans, right offerings, sales and acquisitions of companies, and purchases sales of investments, relying on his ability to develop solutions that achieve both the business and financial goals of his clients.
Richard’s prior experience as a law clerk in the Title III proceedings of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico enables him to provide insight to clients facing municipal and sovereign debt situations.
In addition, Richard utilizes a vast network of connections and deep relationships within the legal community that enables him to bring sophisticated resources to handle complex issues that often arise, such as pension or tax issues. This tailored system ensures that clients receive the highest quality legal advice on a broad range of issues, while maximizing cost efficiency.
Richard completed the American Bankruptcy Institute/St. John’s University School of Law Bankruptcy Mediation Training Program in 2018. Richard is a registered mediator in the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
1501 Broadway, 12th Floor,
New York NY 10036
(O) : (646) 571-2033
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Serve as lead counsel and conflict counsel to companies both in court and out-of-court restructurings and recapitalizations.
Regularly represent lenders, bondholders, unsecured creditors, landlords, employees, pension funds, official and unofficial committees of creditors in restructurings.
Advise investors in connection with the acquisition of distressed companies and assets.
Advise and provide clear analysis to participants in the purchase, sale, or trade of distressed assets in the claims trading market.
Mediate complex corporate and restructuring disputes.
Regularly advise c-suite executives in special situations and litigation.