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Hon. Allan L. Gropper

United States Bankruptcy Judge (retired)

New York, NY

Class: IX (1998)Circuit: Second


Yale University, B.A. (1965)
Harvard Law School, J.D. (1969)

Professional Career

Partner, White & Case LLP (1978-00)


American Bankruptcy Institute
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
American Bar Association
National Bankruptcy Conference
Fordham Law School, Adjunct Professor


"The Arbitration of Cross-Border Insolvencies," 86 Amer. Bankr. L.J. 201 2012 Author
"The Model Law After Five Years: The U.S. Experience with COMI," 2011 Norton Ann. Rev. of Intl. Insolvency 13 Author
"The Payment of Priority Claims in Cross-Border Insolvency Cases," 46 Tex. Intl. L.J. 559 2011 Author
"Comments on the Articles of Professors Baird and Janger," 4 Brook. J. Corp. Fin. & Com. L. 59 2009 Author
U.S. International Insolvency Law Oxford Univ. Press 2009 Contributing author, Bufford
"Current Developments in International Insolvency Law," 15 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 2 Apr 2006 Author
2000 Editor, International Insolvency, with Carl Felsenfeld and Howard S. Beltzer