Norman Kinel

Bankruptcy Attorney in New York

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With over 30 years of experience in bankruptcy law and litigation, Norman Kinel has represented both debtors and creditors in some of the most intricate, high-profile Chapter 11 proceedings in the United States. A graduate of Yeshiva University, Norman Kinel obtained his legal education at the American University Washington College of Law before serving as a partner at several noteworthy law firms.

While practicing at Sidley Austin LLP and Lowenstein Sandler LLP, Norman Kinel represented clients in complex bankruptcy cases involving debtor-in-possession financing, assumption and rejection of executory contracts, breaches of fiduciary duties, and other highly nuanced legal disputes. He has also represented trustees, bondholders, retirees, and investment funds and amassed considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy asset sales, and out-of-court restructuring advisory.

Throughout his career, Norman Kinel has lent his professional knowledge to several publications, including The Wall Street Journal and Law360, also authoring articles for the ABI Journal, eSQUIRE Global Crossings, and the New York Law Journal. In addition to serving on the Board of Editors of The Bankruptcy Strategist, he has maintained professional affiliations with the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association.

In 2015, Mr. Kinel joined the Restructuring and Insolvency Practice of Square Patton Boggs in New York City. Since then, he has continued to receive professional accolades from organizations such as Super Lawyers, which has consistently honored him as one of New York City’s best bankruptcy attorneys.

  • Work
    • Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
  • Education
    • American University