Andrew D. Shaffer is a Shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s New York office. He concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and restructuring.
Mr. Shaffer has advised foreign and domestic companies in litigation and bankruptcy matters. He has represented creditors in United States bankruptcy proceedings; proceedings under the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA); liquidations under the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (FDIC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act (FDICIA), and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA); and state insurance company conservatorship, receivership, and liquidation proceedings.
Mr. Shaffer has also represented clients on transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, entity creation, and the structure of debt instruments. He counsels clients on choice of transactional structures that maximize their legal rights and remedies when an obligor becomes subject to bankruptcy or similar proceedings.