Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Schuyler Carroll has joined the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice as a partner. Based in New York, Schuyler advises clients on a broad range of restructuring matters, including chapter 11 cases, distressed acquisitions, litigation and counseling work. He has represented committees, creditors and debtors in a variety of landmark cases, and also counsels parties regularly on potential bankruptcy issues relating to other strategic transactions.
Schuyler regularly represents companies in distressed situations, facing financial issues and debtors in chapter 11 cases, as well as buyers and sellers of distressed debt and equity and acquirers of assets from insolvent and bankrupt companies. Schuyler also handles enforcement of creditors’ rights, and litigation in creditors’ rights, in both state and federal courts.
“Schuyler is known for being both a strategic advisor and strong litigator,” said Walter Curchack, chair of Loeb’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy practice. “We are thrilled to welcome him to our team.”
Over the course of his career, Schuyler has played a major role in a variety of industry-defining bankruptcy cases, including Westinghouse, Toys"R"Us, MF Global, American Airlines, Planet Hollywood International Inc., BHS&B Holdings Inc. (Steve & Barry's), eToys Direct, American Media Inc., Fairpoint Communications, Nortel Networks and Ciber Inc.
“Loeb has an impressive team of strong restructuring lawyers complemented by a deep bench of excellent litigators, which is a perfect platform for my clients. I was also drawn to Loeb because of the people and the firm’s culture of collaboration. I am excited to start working with my new colleagues,” said Schuyler.
“We are seeing increased activity in the creditors’ rights space, and the addition of Schuyler allows us to be even better positioned to provide these important services to our clients,” said Loeb’s Chairman Kenneth Florin.
Schuyler earned his J.D., cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law and his B.A. from Binghamton University, State University of New York.