Steven Fruchter

Associate, New York

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Steven Fruchter

Steven’s practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and bankruptcy matters as well as commercial litigation.

Steven is an experienced corporate practitioner and commercial litigator who has represented clients in mergers and acquisitions and bankruptcy matters for seven years. His experience includes the representation of syndicate agents, global financial institutions, family offices, and private equity investors in complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and restructurings. Steven has represented creditors and debtors in all aspects of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and advised clients in merger and acquisition transactions from term sheet negotiations to deal closing. He has also represented clients in ERISA, tax shelter, corporate veil piercing, and breach of contract cases.

In addition to his legal practice, Steven taught classes in corporate law, international business law, human rights, and corporate ethics at Webster University. He has authored articles published in the American Bankruptcy Law Journal focusing on Chapter 11, as well as Section 363 sales.

Steven is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where he was on the Dean’s List and the recipient of the CALI Award for the Highest Grade in Legal Jurisprudence. Steven was also Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal and served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Cecelia Morris of the Southern District of New York, Bankruptcy Court.


Published Works and Presentations

▪ Section 363 Sales after the Covid-19 Pandemic, 95 Am. Bankr. L.J. 367 (Spring 2021)
▪ Revisiting Chapter 11’s Feasibility Requirement, Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. (Winter 2022)
▪ The Objective Origins of Chapter 11’s Good Faith Filing Requirement, Am. Bankr. L.J. (Winter 2022)