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JohnBae

PartnerJohn.Bae@ThompsonHine.com
New York

O 212.908.3929

JohnBae

Partner

Focus Areas

John’s clients include:

  • Ad hoc committees of bondholders in complex and litigious bankruptcy cases, including In re Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, In re AbitibiBowater and In re Motors Liquidation Company (GM)
  • Debtors in chapter 11 restructurings and liquidations
  • Debtors and affiliated companies in restructurings to address asbestos liability, including In re T.H. Agriculture & Nutrition and In re Quigley Company Inc.
  • Companies in defending against fraudulent conveyance and preference claims
  • Companies and insurers in mass tort-driven chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings
  • Distressed real estate investment funds in acquisitions of commercial real estate under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Boards of directors of financially distressed companies
  • Official committees of unsecured creditors and individual members of committees in large chapter 11 cases
  • Administrators of foreign companies in insolvency proceedings
  • Selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers list, 2007-2021

Professional Activities

  • Adjunct professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
  • Inaugural inductee into the Hall of Fame at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Education

  • Hofstra University, J.D., 1989,

    Notes & Comments editor, Hofstra Law Review

  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1986

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Languages

  • Korean