345 Park Avenue
New York, NY
Daniel Besikof represents a wide variety of stakeholders in chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, corporate restructurings and liquidations, including lenders, administrative and collateral agents, indenture trustees, lessors, trade creditors, committees, investors and trustees. Mr. Besikof's practice also focuses on representing defendants in bankruptcy-related litigation, including avoidance actions. Mr. Besikof has advised clients in commercial litigation matters and has represented lenders and agents in the negotiation and documentation of secured and unsecured credit facilities involving term loans, revolving lines of credit and letters of credit.
Prior Work Experience
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb LLP, Mr. Besikof was an associate at Luskin, Stern & Eisler LLP.
Represented indenture trustees representing billions of dollars of notes in recent high-profile chapter 11 cases.
Represented secured lenders and agent banks in a variety of recent chapter 11 cases.
Represented numerous investors and avoidance defendants in the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities and other Ponzi schemes.
Represented The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in In re CenterStaging Musical Productions, Inc.
Represented defendants in connection with millions of dollars of avoidance claims in the Delphi, Linens 'N Things, Fortunoff, Hartmarx, Bill Blass, Quebecor, Certified HR Services, Werner Ladder Co. and Bethlehem Steel cases, as well as many others.
Represented swap counterparties and noteholders with significant exposure to Lehman Brothers.
Represented chapter 7 trustee of MetroTec Communications, Inc., a cable installation company with more than 1,700 employees and nearly $200 million in annual revenues.
Represented trade creditors, administrative expense claimants and reclamation claimants in a variety of high profile bankruptcy cases.
- Member, Turnaround Management Association
- Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
- Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Named "New York Rising Star" in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Thomson Reuters (2011 and 2012)
- Judicial Intern, Honorable Elizabeth Stong, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, E.D.N.Y. (January-May 2004)
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2004, American Bankruptcy Law Journal Student Prize
University of Wisconsin, B.S., 2000
New York, 2005
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2006
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2006