Ehud Barak’s practice focuses on the representation of debtors and creditors, including creditors’ committees, as well as investors in complex distressed situations. Ehud represents a wide range of clients in chapter 11 cases in in- and out-of-court restructurings and bankruptcy litigation, including appeals.
Currently Ehud is one of the leaders in representing the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico in its effort to restructure Puerto Rico’s outstanding debt load of more than $70 billion. He was instrumental in the $6 billion Title VI restructuring of the Governmental Development Bank’s debt. He is also focusing on overseeing the restructuring of over $8 billion of debt of Puerto Rico’s electric utility.
Ehud was named one of New York Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" of 2019-2020. For the past few years, he has been invited to be a panelist at the ABA-NCBJA Conference. He serves as a co-chair of the ABA’s Business Bankruptcy Committee Mass Torts and Environmental Subcommittee. Ehud also serves as a member of the SDTX committee for drafting rules re: complex chapter 11 local rules.
Prior to working in the United States, Ehud practiced law at one of Israel’s leading law firms, focusing primarily on complex commercial litigation cases.