NEW YORK, December 4, 2013— Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. (Cole Schotz) is pleased to announce attorney Daniel F.X. Geoghan has joined its Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring department. He will be based in the firm’s New York office.

Mr. Geoghan—who joins Cole Schotz as a member—comes to the firm from Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP. He brings extensive experience representing both debtors and creditors in all aspects of Chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.

His practice also includes substantial experience representing post confirmation liquidating trusts in filing and/or prosecuting more than 4000 preference and fraudulent conveyance actions, selling remaining assets and objecting to claims.

Mr. Geoghan has in recent years represented a wide range of corporate clients, including Chrysler L.L.C., Fletcher International, Ltd. and Delphi Corporation. 

“Dan represents a strong and welcome addition to our bankruptcy and corporate restructuring practice,” says Michael Sirota, co-chairman of the firm and co-chair of the Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring practice, “As a rule we employ a highly collaborative approach to financial restructuring matters. Our ability to leverage Dan’s background—in particular his experience in Chapter 11 proceedings—will prove especially beneficial to our clients.”

Mr. Geoghan earned his B.A. from Fordham University and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. He now serves as an adjunct professor teaching trial advocacy at his alma mater. He was named to the Metro List of New York Super Lawyers in 2012 and 2013 and was given the 2013 Rising Star Award by Fordham University School of Law in recognition of his extraordinary achievements in private practice.

Mr. Geoghan joined the firm December 2nd.

About Cole Schotz:

Cole Schotz serves clients nationally throughout the United States with offices in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Texas.  The firm represents hundreds of closely-held businesses and individuals – many for decades – as well as Fortune 500 companies. 

Founded in 1928, the firm has grown to 114 attorneys who work in eleven primary areas of practice: Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring; Construction Services; Corporate, Finance & Business Transactions; Employment Law; Environmental Law; Intellectual Property, Litigation; Real Estate; Real Estate Special Opportunities Group; Tax, Trusts & Estates and White Collar Defense & Investigations.