Edward J. LoBello is the Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization Department. He also practices in the Corporate Finance and Litigation & Dispute Resolution groups located in Garden City, NY and in New York, NY. Mr. LoBello concentrates his practice on business restructuring, bankruptcy reorganizations, work-outs, corporate finance, creditors’ rights and related litigation.
For 15 consecutive years, Mr. LoBello is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level of professional excellence. In 2019, Mr. LoBello was recognized as one of the Long Island Herald’s Top Lawyers of Long Island. From 2012-2020, he was recognized by New York Super Lawyers.
Notable experience includes:
In 2018, Mr. LoBello authored the Local Bankruptcy Rules Toolkit (Eastern District of New York) published by Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law. The online publication compiles key resources for attorneys in the practice of bankruptcy law in the Eastern District of New York, including applicable statutes, rules, court procedures, and practice notes. In addition, Mr. LoBello recently co-authored a book published by Westlaw entitled “Examiners in Bankruptcy Cases: A Guide for Examiners, Courts and Practitioners” in conjunction with the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. LoBello was a Partner in the New York City office of a national law firm where he represented all major constituents in bankruptcy cases including debtors in possession, creditors’ committees, committee members, institutional lenders, trade creditors, landlords, insurance companies, equipment lessors, asset purchasers, and preference defendants, among others. Mr. LoBello has represented clients in numerous large and significant Chapter 11 cases, including Chrysler LLC, General Motors Corp., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A. de C.V., Delta Air Lines, Inc., Solutia, Inc., A.P. Green Industries, Inc., US Gen New England, Inc. and Global Crossing, Ltd., to name but a few.