Joe Zujkowski is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the Business Restructuring and Reorganization practice group.
Joe represents debtors, ad hoc creditor groups, and individual creditors in in-court and out-of-court restructurings and in executing complicated financing transactions. Recognized as a rising star by a number of publications, Joe has extensive experience in restructurings across a variety of industries including retail, energy, transportation, gaming, healthcare, and real estate.
Joe recently guided Isagenix International and RGCX through successful out-of-court restructurings that achieved nearly unanimous creditor support, while advising the Government of Puerto Rico on numerous aspects of its debt restructuring efforts. On the creditor side, Joe has also recently led the ad hoc group of first lien lenders in Belk Inc.’s prepackaged chapter 11 cases, an ad hoc group of rescue financing lenders to Talen Energy, and an ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders in Bruin Energy’s chapter 11 cases.
Joe was formerly co-head of US Restructuring at an international law firm and an adjunct professor at Cardozo School of Law.
Joe received his J.D. degree from Boston University School of Law, cum laude, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law. He received his B.A., cum laude, from Boston College.
Joe is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Boston University - 2007 Juris Doctor
Boston University - 2004 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar