Adam Harris

Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Adam Harris

Adam Harris

Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Adam C. Harris is a partner in the New York office, where he is chair of the Business Reorganization Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. His practice includes corporate restructurings, workouts and creditors’ rights litigation, with a particular focus on the representation of investment funds and financial institutions in distressed situations. Adam has represented a variety of clients in connection with distressed acquisitions by third-party investors or existing creditors through “credit bid” or similar strategies, as well as in court supervised and out of court restructurings. In addition to representing creditors and acquirers in distressed situations, Adam has represented Chapter 11 debtors, as well as portfolio companies in out-of-court exchange offers, debt repurchases and other capital restructurings.

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Adam Harris
Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 1986

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

BA
Class of 1982

Emory University, recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools as well as one of the Southeast's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills suburb. Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate more than $500 million in research funding annually, while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, centers and partners.

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The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Partner
Current

Founded in 1969, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is a multidisciplinary firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services sector, SRZ regularly advises clients on investment management, corporate and transactional matters, as well as providing counsel on securities regulatory compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. They are a full-service firm with 14 practice groups whose combined legal expertise and business acumen provide a diverse client base with top-notch representation and service. They strive to build and maintain long-term relationships with clients by placing a premium on client service. To address every aspect of a client's business, it is not unusual for attorneys from multiple practice groups to be brought in on a matter.Their client roster includes a large and impressive array of institutional, entrepreneurial and individual clients, including public and private companies, investment banks, hedge and private equity funds, domestic money centers and foreign commercial banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, private investment partnerships, venture capitalists and pension funds. Their handling of widely recognized deals, including the sale of Chrysler Financial to TD Bank Group and the acquisition of Caritas Christi Health Care System-all extremely complex matters involving multitudes of lawyers working across practice areas-speak to their wide-ranging capabilities, from domestic and cross-border acquisitions to high-stakes litigations, multilayered financings, high-profile real estate deals, debt restructurings, and estate and trust administration, to name a few of the matters for which clients seek their services.

Boards & Committees
Member, Executive Committee
Current

Founded in 1969, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is a multidisciplinary firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services sector, SRZ regularly advises clients on investment management, corporate and transactional matters, as well as providing counsel on securities regulatory compliance, enforcement and investigative issues. They are a full-service firm with 14 practice groups whose combined legal expertise and business acumen provide a diverse client base with top-notch representation and service. They strive to build and maintain long-term relationships with clients by placing a premium on client service. To address every aspect of a client's business, it is not unusual for attorneys from multiple practice groups to be brought in on a matter.Their client roster includes a large and impressive array of institutional, entrepreneurial and individual clients, including public and private companies, investment banks, hedge and private equity funds, domestic money centers and foreign commercial banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, private investment partnerships, venture capitalists and pension funds. Their handling of widely recognized deals, including the sale of Chrysler Financial to TD Bank Group and the acquisition of Caritas Christi Health Care System-all extremely complex matters involving multitudes of lawyers working across practice areas-speak to their wide-ranging capabilities, from domestic and cross-border acquisitions to high-stakes litigations, multilayered financings, high-profile real estate deals, debt restructurings, and estate and trust administration, to name a few of the matters for which clients seek their services.

Political Donations
$1,000
2011

Senator from New York

$250
2010

Former Representative from New York's 18th Congressional District

$2,000
2007

Former President of United States

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Cerberus Real Estate Capital Management LLC, Innkeepers USA Trust /Hotels 64// Private Group purchase INK Acquisition LLC from Apollo Capital Management LP

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Platinum Equity Advisors LLC, Parnassus Holdings II LLC purchase Delphi Corp. (Inactive)

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Clarion Capital Partners LLC purchases Lenox Group, Inc. /Operating Assets from CAC Group, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Court Admission: US District Court, Eastern District of New York
Admitted to the New York Bar
Court Admission: US District Court, Southern District of New York
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