Industries

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. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School, 1977
    Executive articles editor, Boston College International Law Review (1976–1977)
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Cornell University, 1974
  • B.S., Cornell University, 1974

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy

    American Bar Association

    Member, Business Bankruptcy Committee

    New York City Bar Association

    Member, Business Bankruptcy Committee

    Subcommittee on Fraudulent Conveyance Law, Former Chairman

    American Bankruptcy Institute

    INSOL

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Jeffrey S. Sabin

Partner

A partner in Venable's Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Group and Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, Jeff Sabin has over 35 years of experience in creditors' rights, bankruptcy, debt restructuring and financial transactions involving financially distressed entities in the U.S. and globally. He has represented public companies, lenders, committees of secured and unsecured creditors, boards of directors, investors, and acquirers in Chapter 11 and 15 cases and out-of-court restructurings. 

Jeff has chaired and taught numerous legal education and professional programs and is the author of many published articles and outlines on bankruptcy-related topics. He is also a former chair of the New York City Bar Association’s Subcommittee on Fraudulent Conveyance Law.

Significant Matters

Some of Jeff's significant matters include representing official creditors' committees in LandAmerica, BearingPoint, Immunicon Corp. and Global Power; secured creditors in numerous cases, including Energy Future Holdings, TBS Shipping, General Motors, Chrysler, Spansion, Lyondell, Pacific Energy Resources, MGM Studios, TLC Vision and Nanogen; numerous unsecured creditors and counterparties in Lehman; and buyers of distressed assets representing defendants in complex bankruptcy litigation.
  • Energy Future Holdings – Representation of Pimco as secured creditor and DIP lender
  • Lightsquared – Representation of creditors, estate holders, and plan financers
  • Tronox – Representation of a large public company in defense of a multibillion-dollar fraudulent transfer action
  • LandAmerica – Representation of Official Creditors’ Committee and Liquidating Trustee
  • Kodak – Representation of buyer of assets
  • BearingPoint – Representation of Official Creditors’ Committee
  • Pacific Energy Resources – Representation of secured lender
  • TBS Shipping – Representation of lead lending group in Chapter 11 cases / reorganization
  • TLC Vision – Representation of pre-petition and DIP lenders
  • MGM Studios – Representation of Steering Committee of secured lenders
  • Capmark – Representation of buyer of Japan servicing business
  • Worldspace, Inc. – Representation of pre-petition and DIP lenders
  • Riverstone Networks – Representation of Official Creditors’ Committee
  • PRG Schultz – Representation of Ad Hoc Bondholders’ Committee
    Alliance Entertainment – Representation of Official Creditors’ Committee
  • Rockefeller Center Properties – Representation of Official Creditors’ Committee
  • PSI Net – Representation of Metamor Bondholders’ Committee
  • Chiquita – Representation of Convertible Bondholders’ Committee
  • United Companies – Representation of Senior Noteholders’ Committee
  • Metrocall/USA Mobility – Representation of debtors and as a reorganized public company
  • Enron – Representation of a major financial institution in connection with off balance sheet financings, and collateral sales
  • Formica – Representation of plan proponents/buyers of assets
  • Adelphia – Representation of one of the largest creditors
  • Flyi – Representation of board of directors
  • Genuity – Representation of board of directors
  • Primary Health Systems – Representation of acquirer of hospitals
  • Liberty House – Representation of board of directors
  • Olympia & York – Representation of a plan funder/buyer of assets
  • Integrated Resources – Representation of proponent/funder of plan of reorganization
  • Allegheny International – Representation of funders of plan of reorganization
  • Sharon Steel Corporation – Representation of proponent of plan of reorganization