Brian S. Rosen

Brian Rosen represents and advocates for debtors, creditors, and acquirers in distressed situations. His practice focuses on chapter 11 (through prepackaged and in-court solicitations) and out-of-court debt restructurings, acquisitions of distressed companies or assets, and the collection of sovereign indebtedness.  Currently, Brian is one of the leaders in representing the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico and engineered the successful restructuring of $18 billion of indebtedness for COFINA, the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corporation.

Brian has played pivotal roles in some of the most notable chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings: Enron, Washington Mutual, Foxwoods, United Companies Financial Corporation, New York Racing Association, Magna Entertainment, Classic Cable, Chrysler Properties, Olympia & York, The Leslie Fay Companies, Paracelsus Healthcare, Eastern Air Lines and Frontier Airlines, among others. Brian has also participated in numerous middle market restructurings on behalf of both creditors and debtors. 

Brian also provides services for non-profit organizations and created and serves as president of Castle Athletics, Inc., an organization that provides academic enrichment and competitive basketball for boys and girls principally from Harlem and the Bronx.  The organization provides assistance annually to approximately 175 children in grades 2-12.

Brian is repeatedly recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers” in America.