Bankruptcy Litigation and Counseling
Our attorneys have experience representing debtors, their directors and officers, secured and unsecured creditors, and equity holders in a wide range of bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related matters, including bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court workouts, adversary proceedings, asset purchases, and the negotiated resolution of bankruptcy-related claims. We have represented public and private companies, private equity funds, and directors and officers in proceedings across the United States and internationally. We also regularly advise companies on how to limit their counterparty bankruptcy risk.
Represent Hulk Hogan in bankruptcies of Gawker and its founder.
Represent family member in adversary proceedings brought by trustee in highly-publicized Ponzi scheme.Read More
Cohen & Gresser announces the expansion of its corporate offering with the appointment of Graeme Bell as Partner and Head of Private Equity in the firm’s London office. Graeme will advise clients on cross-border private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. He has extensive experience in emerging markets, particularly in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East, often acting for U.S. clients.
Daniel H Tabak is quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding client, Hulk Hogan, and the sale of Gawker.com to Bustle owner Bryan Goldberg. Dan led Hogan's legal team in the Gawker bankruptcy, which resulted in a settlement entitling Hogan to $31 million plus 45% of the proceeds of the Gawker.com sale. The gossip news site filed for bankruptcy in June 2016 after a Florida jury awarded Hogan $140 million in his invasion of privacy suit.
Defunct gossip website Gawker will soon start paying $20 million it owes to shareholders — including founder Nick Denton — court proceedings revealed Wednesday. This action follows a jury's decision last March to award Hulk Hogan $140 million in his invasion of privacy suit against Gawker. C&G's Daniel H Tabak was counsel for Mr. Hogan during these proceedings.
- "Gawker to Start Paying $20M Owed to Shareholders, Founder Nick Denton," New York Daily News.
- "Gawker Founder Nick Denton to Leave Bankruptcy," The Wall Street Journal.
Partner Daniel H Tabak is leading the team representing Hulk Hogan in the bankruptcy case against Gawker and Nick Denton. Media coverage continues with the following:
"Gawker Founder Denied Lease Deal After Hogan Objects," Law360, August 24, 2016.
"Nick Denton Hoping Hollywood Will Come to His Rescue," NY Post, August 24, 2016.
Gawker Media chief Nick Denton will likely be forced to file for personal bankruptcy after a New York judge on denied the company’s request to temporarily shield him from Hulk Hogan’s $140 million sex tape judgment. Dan Tabak is leading the team representing Hogan in the bankruptcy.
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to establish a narrow interpretation of “actual fraud” in determining whether debts can be discharged through bankruptcy, overturning the Fifth Circuit and endorsing a broader view of a provision that bars parties from shedding debts obtained under false pretenses. In this article, Dan Tabak along with other top attorneys from across the city tell Law360 why the Husky International Electronics Inc. v. Ritz decision is significant.
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that corporations and individuals do not have an absolute right to immediately appeal the rejection of a bankruptcy plan. C&G Partner, Daniel H Tabak, speaks to Law360 about why the decision is significant.