Eric Goldstein is Co-Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. Eric represents all types of creditors in bankruptcy cases and insolvency proceedings in courts throughout the United States.
His clients include financial institutions, insurance companies, lessors, franchisors, special servicers, educational institutions, health care businesses, as well as trade creditors and suppliers. Eric serves as lead national or regional bankruptcy counsel for a variety of businesses.
Before a bankruptcy case is filed, Eric actively advises clients on workouts and out-of-court restructuring, as well as on the impact of bankruptcy and insolvency laws when a customer, supplier, counterparty, or other business entity may be experiencing financial distress.
Once a bankruptcy filing occurs, Eric represent clients in every aspect of bankruptcy cases, including filing claims, debtor-in-possession lending, negotiating plans of reorganization, asset sales, and a diverse array of bankruptcy litigation matters.
In addition to Eric’s bankruptcy practice, he also represent clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal court. These types of claims involve a wide variety of issues, including financial disputes, breach of contract, business torts, commercial debt collection, UCC-related disputes, and commercial foreclosures.
Before joining Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Eric served as law clerk to the Honorable Christine S. Vertefeuille for the Supreme Court for the State of Connecticut.
- American Bar Association
- Connecticut Bar Association: Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2005, high honors
- Emory University, B.A., 1997
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