Thomas J. Curtin 

Associate – New York
T.+1 212 504 6063
200 Liberty Street
New York , NY 10281 V-CARD

Tom Curtin, an associate in Cadwalader's New York office, focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy litigation, distressed municipal finance, and financial restructuring. He has represented creditors, investors, and interested parties in chapter 9 and 11 cases, as well as in out of court municipal and corporate restructurings. Tom has recently represented creditors in the restructurings of the City of Detroit, Energy Future Holdings Corp., Jefferson County, Gridway Energy Holdings, Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, and Edison Mission Energy, among others. Tom is also advising a monoline insurer in the potential restructuring of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its public agencies, including the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.

Tom has been recognized as a key individual in the municipal bankruptcy field in the 2014 and 2015 U.S. editions of Legal500, and in 2015 and 2016, was also named as a "Rising Star" in the New York edition of Super Lawyers.

He is a frequent author on a variety of restructuring topics and his work has been published in the New York Law Journal, Law 360, The Journal of Law & Policy, and Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law. Tom received his B.A., cum laude, from Fordham University and his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor on the Journal of Law and Policy.

Tom is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.



Thomas J. Curtin 


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • New York


  • Brooklyn Law School
    J.D., 2011, with honors
  • Fordham University
    B.A., 2008, with honors


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