“With nearly 25 years of experience behind him, Thom brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Boston office that will be extremely important as the economy continues to revive,” said Burton Winnick, McCarter’s office managing partner in Boston.
Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) March 23, 2011
McCarter & English LLP announced today that Thomas H. Curran has joined the firm as a partner in the Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice in Boston. Mr. Curran handles all aspects of insolvency law with a particular focus on creditor rights. Some of his key industries include real estate, construction, aircraft and corporate leasing as well as intellectual property rights pertaining to technology and biotechnology.
“With nearly 25 years of experience behind him, Thom brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our Boston office that will be extremely important as the economy continues to revive,” said Burton Winnick, McCarter’s office managing partner in Boston. “His background will help to strengthen our growing practice base in Boston and provides a great opportunity for the firm to further advance in this area.”
“McCarter has a presence in the Northeast – including Connecticut, Delaware, Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York – that is unmatched, which offers me a platform with tremendous access to key markets,” said Mr. Curran. “The Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice group is well-leveraged with key players, who perfectly compliment my approach to insolvency matters. I am confident that together we will continue to build an invaluable and supportive practice group for clients.”
A native Bostonian, Mr. Curran represents secured and unsecured creditors, committees of creditors, trustees and equity security holders in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings as well as financial institutions and other lenders in out-of-court loan restructurings, assignments for the benefit of creditors, foreclosures, repossessions, and the sale of distressed assets and businesses. He also represents business debtors in workout, restructuring and bankruptcy matters. Mr. Curran has an extensive background in commercial and complex business litigation including veil piercings, corporate officer and director liability, successor liability and construction and real estate litigation.
In addition, Mr. Curran has represented clients throughout the United States in over 200 bench trials, jury trials, adversarial hearings, and in governmental agency administrative hearings. He has also served as outside general counsel to several national and regional companies.
Admitted to the Massachusetts Federal and State Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court, Mr. Curran is a graduate of St. Michaels College in Vermont, where he received his B.A. He earned his M.B.A., cum laude, from the University of Southern New Hampshire, and his J.D., cum laude, from the New England School of Law.
Mr. Curran joins McCarter from the Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP’s Boston office, where he was a partner in the Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Workouts practice group.
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