Martin G. Bunin - Alston & Bird LLP

Martin G. Bunin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 212-210-9492

Martin Bunin practices in the area of bankruptcy and reorganization. His experience includes the representation of committees in Chapter 11 cases, with an emphasis on unsecured creditors’ committees in cases filed by hospitals and other health care businesses, as well as resort hotels, manufacturers, service businesses and owners of real estate. He has worked on behalf of an equity committee and a retiree committee. He represents secured and unsecured creditors and contract counterparties, especially in energy industry Chapter 11 cases and workouts. 

Alston & Bird LLP and Mr. Bunin were honored with The M&A Advisor’s 2014 “Restructuring Deal of the Year (between $10MM and $100MM)” for the representation of the unsecured creditors’ committee in the sale of the assets of St. Francis’ Hospital (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) to Westchester Medical Center. Mr. Bunin served on the Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and has spoken and written on a variety of bankruptcy matters, most recently on health care bankruptcies. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights. 

Wesleyan UniversityBA 1973New York UniversityJ.D. 1976
American Bankruptcy InstituteAmerican Bar Association New York City Bar Association

Case History

  • Represents the unsecured creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 cases filed by Grubb & Ellis Company (S.D.N.Y.), Sound Shore Medical Center (S.D.N.Y.), Interfaith Medical Center (E.D.N.Y.) Sumner Regional Health Systems (M.D. Tenn.), Cabrini Medical Center (S.D.N.Y.) and Caritas Health Care (E.D.N.Y.)
  • Represented the unsecured creditors’ committees in MSR Resort Golf Course LLC, et al. (S.D.N.Y.), Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center (S.D.N.Y.), Forum Health (N.D.Ohio), Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York (S.D.N.Y., 2005-2007), Vanderveer Estates Holding, LLC (E.D.N.Y.), Guilford Mills, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.), American Tissue, Inc. (D.Del), Noble Drew Ali Plaza Housing Corp. (S.D.N.Y.), Med Diversified, Inc. (E.D.N.Y.) International Total Services, Inc. (E.D.N.Y.), Hawaii Medical Centers (D. Hawaii), New York United Hospital Medical Center (S.D.N.Y.), Parkway Hospital (S.D.N.Y.) and the Section 1114 Retiree Committee of U.S. Airways (E.D.Va.). 
  • Represented the committee of equity security holders in the Chapter 11 cases filed by Spectrum Brands, Inc. and affiliates (W.D. Texas).
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  • Represented Harrison J. Goldin, as Examiner of Enron North America Corp., in his investigation into three financial institutions and an accounting firm involved in special-purpose-entity transactions of Enron Corp. (S.D.N.Y.).
  • Represented creditors and contract counterparties in the Enron Corp. Chapter 11 cases (S.D.N.Y.), including Calpine Corporation and affiliates (co-counsel), Northwest Natural Gas Company, TXU Corporation and affiliates (co-counsel) and Metso Paper USA, Inc.
  • Represented Chapter 11 debtor BMI Transportation Inc. and 22 subsidiaries, formerly the largest domestic bulk transport company (S.D.N.Y.); Chapter 11 debtor CIC Acquisition Corporation, a provided and manager of laundry equipment and related services, in a successful pre-packaged Chapter 11 case confirmed in 37 days (D.Del); and the Chapter 11 trustee of Olga Company (S.D.N.Y.), a captive coal producer owned by three steel companies.

Office Location

90 Park Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10016-1387
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy