New York Office Managing Partner
Schuyler Carroll, a partner with the firm's Business practice, focuses his practice on complex restructuring, transactional, litigation and advisory work. He has represented a wide variety of debtors, creditor committees, secured and unsecured creditors, bondholders, indenture trustees, trustees, landlords, investors and purchasers in Chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcy proceedings, out of court workouts and non-judicial reorganizations and restructurings. These matters include a wide variety of industries, including financial services, real estate, health care, manufacturing, e-commerce, technology, telecommunication and hospitality.
Schuyler has represented committees, debtors and creditors in major bankruptcy cases including, Planet Hollywood International Inc., BHS&B Holdings Inc. (Steve & Barry's), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Right Start Acquisition Inc., eToys Direct, LLC, Impath Inc., Insilco Technologies Inc., Metiom Inc., Winstar Communications Inc., 47th Street Photo Inc., Caldors, United Artists Theatres Inc., Moe Ginsburg Inc. and H. Park Central LLC.
He is particularly skilled in counseling parties on potential bankruptcy issues related to nonbankruptcy transactions, such as investments, loans and mergers and acquisitions. Schuyler also often represents buyers and sellers of distressed debt and equity and has extensive experience in representing acquirers of assets of insolvent and bankrupt companies.
Schuyler has extensive experience in enforcement of creditors' rights, and creditors' rights state and federal court litigation, including fraud claims, loan recovery and collection actions, fraudulent conveyance actions, foreclosures and replevin actions, enforcement proceedings, reclamation and other actions under the Uniform Commercial Code, loan participation and syndication actions, defense of lender liability, and usury and fraud claims.
Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell
(AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)
Credit Research Foundation
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
Turnaround Management Association
New York Institute of Credit
American Bankruptcy Institute
Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee, Member
Real Estate and Business Reorganization Committee, Member
- Arent Fox, New York, NY, Partner, 2003 - 2011
- Olshan, Grundman, Frome, Rosenzweig & Wolosky, Partner, 1999 - 2003
- St. John's University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992
- Binghamton University, State University of New York, B.A., 1988
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York