Two New Bankruptcy Lawyers Join Alston & Bird's New York Office
27 March 2006
Addition of New Partners Continues Growth of Bankruptcy Practice and the New York Office
Alston & Bird LLP announced today that Martin G. Bunin and Craig E. Freeman have joined the New York office as partners, expanding the firm’s Bankruptcy practice. Both were previously partners at Thelen Reid & Priest LLP, where Mr. Bunin also served as co-chair of the Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice Group. Alston & Bird has one of the largest groups of experienced, full-time bankruptcy attorneys among full-service U.S. law firms.
“We are pleased to welcome Marty and Craig to the firm,” said Dennis Connolly, chair of the Alston & Bird Bankruptcy Group. “They bring with them significant experience in commercial bankruptcy and reorganization. Their skills will be an excellent complement to the capabilities and growth of our New York office and our national bankruptcy practice.”
Martin G. Bunin
Martin G. Bunin’s practice focuses on bankruptcy and reorganization. His experience includes the representation of committees of unsecured creditors, secured creditors, Chapter 11 debtors and Chapter 11 trustees.
Mr. Bunin, age 54, received a B.A. cum laude from Wesleyan University in 1973 and a J.D. from New York University in 1976. He is a member of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and served as a member of the Committee on Consumer Affairs (1982-1985) and the Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization (1994-1997); he served as a member and research editor of the Annual Survey of American Law (1974-1976).
Craig E. Freeman
Craig E. Freeman concentrates his practice in bankruptcy and reorganization. He is experienced in the representation of committees of unsecured creditors, Chapter 11 debtors and Chapter 11 trustees, as well as secured creditors. Prior to working at Thelen Reid, Mr. Freeman was employed at the United States Department of Justice’s Office of the United States Trustee as an Attorney General’s Honor Program attorney.
Mr. Freeman, age 39, received his J.D. with distinction from Hofstra University School of Law in 1992, and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988.