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Andrew C. Kassner

Attorney

Current Position

Chairman
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Philadelphia, PA 19103-6996
USA

Class: XVI (2005)Circuit: Third

Education

University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (1980)
New York Law School, J.D., cum laude (1983)

Professional Career

Attorney, Managing Partner & Executive Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (1986-)
Attorney, Fox, Rothschild, O'Brien & Frankel (1985-86)
Attorney, Arutt, Nachamie, Benjamin & Kirschner (1983-85)

Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute, Mid-Atlantic Advisory Board (2005-11)
Commercial Law League of America (1999-07)
Delaware Bar Association (2004-)
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference
Pennsylvania Bar Association (1985-)
Philadelphia Bar Association, Co-Chair, Bankruptcy Committee (2000-05)
Turnaround Management Association
Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Lecturer at Law (1989-99)

Publications

"Post-Petition Lock-Up Agreement Permitted by Delaware Bankruptcy Court," The Legal Intelligencer Feb 15, 2013 Author
"Patriot Coal Bankruptcy Cases Transferred to St. Louis," The Legal Intelligencer Jan 4, 2013 Author
"American Airlines Rejects Its Collective Bargaining Agreements," The Legal Intelligencer Oct 31, 2012 Author
"Upstream Guaranties, Security Interests Ruled Fraudulent Transfers," The Legal Intelligencer Jul 31, 2012 Author
"11th Circuit Upholds Fraudulent Transfer Ruling In re Tousa," The Legal Intelligencer Jul 30, 2012 Author
"To Err Is Human, to Release, Divine: Third-Party Releases in Chapter 11 Plans," The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 243, No. 50 Mar 15, 2011 Author
"Usury Savings Clause Doesn't Protect Lender in Bankruptcy Case," The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 243, No. 18 Jan 27, 2011 Author
"Dubious Equivalents: Debate Continues Over Secured Lenders' Rights to 'Credit Bid' in Bankruptcy," The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 242, No. 110 Dec 7, 2010 Author
"R.I.P. Frenville: 3rd Circuit Overrules Its Own Unpopular Case," The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 242, No. 86 Nov 1, 2010 Author
"IP License Rights in Bankruptcy: The Trademark Dilemma," The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 242, No. 42 Aug 30, 2010 Author
"What Constitutes 'Good Faith' in Filing for Bankruptcy?" The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 241, No. 125 Jul 2, 2010 Author
"The Trump Brand Deals Icahn a Chapter 11 Loss," The Legal Intelligencer, Vol. 241, No. 102 May 27, 2010 Author
"The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005: The Impact on Chapter 11 Reorganization-Part II," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 14, No. 6 Jun 2006 Author
"The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005: The Impact on Chapter 11 Reorganization-Part I," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 14, No. 5 May 2006 Author

Awards

Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Section,
Listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Business Lawyers as "Star Individual", (2004-12)
Philadelphia Magazine, Pennsylvania SuperLawyer (2004-12)
Philadelphia Magazine, "Best Lawyers in Philadelphia" (1999)
Listed in Who's Who in America, (2006-12)