February 14, 2013
Polsinelli Shughart is pleased to welcome Edward M. Fox as a shareholder to the firm’s New York office where he will assist clients with bankruptcy and financial services needs. Fox comes to the firm with more than 25 years experience, and has served as partner and head of the bankruptcy departments at several major law firms.

“With Ed's arrival we will have taken the next important step in building a strong core financial services and bankruptcy practice in New York,” said Dan Flanigan, who heads the firm’s Financial Services & Real Estate Department and is managing partner of Polsinelli Shughart’s New York office.

Fox’s experience is primarily in all aspects of bankruptcy, corporate reorganizations, and financial restructuring. He also has significant experience in derivatives, securitization, and structured finance. He represents debtors, creditors committees, indenture trustees, landlords and other creditors in some of the country’s largest bankruptcy cases. He has also represented banks, pension funds, labor unions and other creditors in numerous Chapter 11 reorganization cases involving newspaper publishers, shipping lines, retailers, hotel and motel properties, office buildings, casinos, and other businesses.

"Dan Flanigan and Polsinelli presented an opportunity to join them on the ground floor and continue aggressively building an exceptional firm in New York and nationally,” said Fox. “I’m excited to be a part of it, especially here in New York where we are growing strategically based on the firm's strengths and our clients’ needs.”

Fox has spoken on bankruptcy topics at seminars around the country and has chaired day-long Bankruptcy CLE Seminars for the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Fox earned his law degree magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1985 and his B.A. from Columbia University in 1982.

In March 2012, the New York office of Polsinelli Shughart located to Third Avenue and 50th Street in anticipation of growth in financial services, real estate, and intellectual property. This office is already at capacity and the firm will be announcing a move in the near very future. Look for future releases on the continued growth of Polsinelli Shughart and the New York office.

Fox is an excellent source for reporters working on stories about:

o Bankruptcy & Restructuring
o Commercial Disputes
o Derivatives, Securitization and Structured Products
o Finance


Matt Yemma
o2 Group Public Relations

Heather McMichael
Public Relations Manager, Polsinelli Shughart PC

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