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Brian D. Glueckstein


Brian D. Glueckstein

New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Brian Glueckstein is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation Group. His practice focuses on bankruptcy litigation and complex commercial litigation, as well as restructuring matters. Mr. Glueckstein has experience handling adversary proceedings, contested matters, and both debtor and creditor representations in bankruptcy proceedings.

Mr. Glueckstein has experience representing clients in commercial litigation in both federal and state courts, as well as in regulatory investigations before federal and state agencies. He also has experience representing the special litigation committee of a board of directors conducting internal investigations.

Mr. Glueckstein was recently named a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500 United States. He was also named a “Rising Star” by IFLR1000 and Law360, and to Turnarounds & Workouts list of outstanding young restructuring lawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.


  • Represents the official committee of unsecured creditors of Energy Future Holdings in its pending Chapter 11 cases, the largest operating Chapter 11 case ever filed in Delaware.
  • Represented Eastman Kodak Company in its Chapter 11 proceeding and global reorganization, including as debtor’s counsel in adversary proceedings and contested matters.
  • Represents FCA US LLC in litigation relating to Takata airbags.
  • Represents DISH Network Corporation and EchoStar Corporation in litigation with debtor LightSquared LP and creditors asserting billions of dollars in claims.
  • Represents FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group LLC) in post-closing litigation relating to enforcement of the sale order approving the historic bankruptcy acquisition of Chrysler’s assets.
  • Represented Primorsk International Shipping in its pending Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represents JPMorgan Chase as creditor in the Residential Capital LLC Chapter 11 proceeding.
  • Represents JPMorgan Chase in the Washington Mutual Inc. Chapter 11 proceeding and both adversary proceedings and federal district court litigation arising from JPMorgan Chase’s acquisition of the assets of Washington Mutual Bank from the FDIC-Receiver following WaMu’s closure by federal regulators.
  • Represented the New York State Department of Financial Services in proceedings related to the liquidation of the New York agencies of two international financial institutions. 
  • Represented an international client in litigation related to the dissolution of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities.