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Brent’s diverse Chapter 11 experience extends to the representation of:

Brent has extensive experience in the wind-down of private equity and hedge fund vehicles. Prior to joining Lowenstein, he was employed as General Counsel to the Platinum Partners family of hedge funds by their court-appointed receiver, the former head of the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s office and retained by his successor, the former Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. As General Counsel, Brent worked extensively with the receiver’s outside counsel and financial advisors as well as with Platinum’s portfolio managers to unwind what was asserted to be a fund valued at more than $500 million. In doing so, he:


  • Boston University School of Law (J.D. 2001), cum laude

    University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A. 1998), with honors, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Co-chairperson, Business Reorganization Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute (April 2016-April 2017)
  • Co-chairperson, Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee, American Bankruptcy Institute (April 2014-April 2016)
  • Member, Education Oversight Committee, Turnaround Management Association (February 2015-February 2016)


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