• Biography

    Keith Sambur brings a multi-disciplinary approach when representing clients in all aspects of financial restructurings, special situation investments, corporate transactions, complex inter-creditor disputes and creditors’ rights litigation. He has deep knowledge and experience of the restructuring process, structuring and documenting corporate transactions and litigating contentious commercial matters. His multi-faceted background allows him to blend techniques and disciplines to create value and opportunity for clients.

    Keith’s clients include secured and unsecured lenders, hedge funds, investment banks and other financial institutions, which he advises in connection with strategic investments and the acquisition of “control positions” in troubled or highly leveraged companies. He frequently counsels clients on the exercise of control rights in lending syndicates and bondholder groups, placing him in the forefront of cases shaping the landscape of distressed investing. Keith has also counseled DIP and exit facility lenders as well as parties seeking to purchase assets pursuant to a “363” sale. Additionally, he has represented borrowers facing financial or operational distress.

    Keith also maintains an active general corporate practice, representing borrowers and lenders in lending transactions involving both non-investment grade and investment grade companies. He represents banks, investment banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions in connection with direct lending, as well as investments in syndicated loans in the secondary market.

    Keith has lectured on a variety of restructuring issues for legal and business audiences. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Loan Syndications and Trading Association.

    Professional Recognition

    • Selected as a Rising Star in Bankrupcty by Law360, Portfolio Media, Inc., 2015
    • Selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2017

    Professional and Community Activities

    • Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Jarrow Montessori
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D. , St. John’s University School of Law , 2004 , magna cum laude
    • B.A. , George Washington University , 2000
  • Admissions

    • New York
    • Colorado
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado