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.
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.