Gibson Dunn Adds Special Situations Partner Caith Kushner to New York Office

May 7, 2024

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Caith Kushner has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner and a member of the firm’s Liability Management and Special Situations Practice in the Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group.

“We are excited to welcome Caith to the firm,” said Scott Greenberg, Global Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group. “Our market-leading Restructuring and Liability Management and Special Situations teams are extremely busy, and Caith’s experience and in-depth finance analytical skills will be invaluable to our clients in a highly active distressed finance environment,” added Steven Domanowski, Chair of the firm’s Liability Management and Special Situations Practice.

“I am very pleased to join Gibson Dunn, and I look forwarding to working with the firm’s premier team to structure finance solutions to address our clients’ most critical matters in this challenging credit market,” said Caith.

Gibson Dunn’s Liability Management and Special Situations Practice is part of the firm’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group. The practice is a pioneer in liability management focused on devising and executing tailored solutions for ad hoc groups of debt holders and other debt investors, including asset managers, hedge funds, and credit opportunity funds. Led by Steven Domanowski, our industry-leading team works to understand the nuances and challenges of each transaction, delivering novel structures that can only be developed based on our years of experience in the field. The lawyers in this practice are at the forefront of every market-leading and altering transaction and are leaders in creating and implementing the needs of our clients in a growing and fast-paced market. Our group effectively tackles the complex and unique needs of each client by drawing on the incomparable expertise in Gibson Dunn’s finance, capital markets, M&A, litigation, and tax practices.

Caith’s arrival continues the expansion of Gibson Dunn’s premier restructuring practice, including the recent additions of finance partner Chad Nichols, restructuring partner Joseph Zujkowski, and bankruptcy litigator Lee Wilson.

About Caith Kushner

 Caith’s practice focuses on liability management and distressed financing transactions, including out-of-court debt exchanges and other restructurings, DIP financings and exit financings, as well as direct lending transactions. He also has experience in a wide range of leveraged finance and investment grade transactions, representing both private equity clients and public companies. In 2024, Caith was listed in Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Dealmakers in America.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Caith served as a partner for a New York law firm. He received his law degree in 2005 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a James Kent Scholar.