NEW YORK – Reed Smith today announced that restructuring and insolvency attorney Aaron Javian has joined the firm as a partner in its Financial Industry Group (FIG) in New York. Aaron joins the firm from Linklaters.

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Aaron advises creditors, debtors, new money investors (including hedge funds), administrators and liquidators on all aspects of domestic and cross-border financial restructurings, with particular expertise in Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 proceedings and special insolvency regimes applicable to financial institutions.  Aaron also advises on bankruptcy issues affecting a broad range of complex transactions, including M&A, structured finance and derivative transactions and securitizations. He has deep knowledge of the applicability of bankruptcy “safe harbors” to a wide array of financial transactions in the commodities and securities space.