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Brad Eric Scheler


Current Position

Senior Partner, Chairman of Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
One New York Plaza
New York, NY 10004-1980

Tel: 212-859-8019
Fax: 212-859-4000

Class: X (1999)Circuit: Second


Lehigh University, B.A. (with High Honors) (1974)
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D.; Research Editor, Law Review (1977)
Admitted to New York Bar (1978)

Professional Career

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP (1981-)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (1977-81)


American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
K & A Restructuring Register, Member of the Advisory Board
Her Justice (f/k/a InMotion-Justice for All Women), Chair Emeritus
Lehigh University, Board of Trustees, Chair
Dean's Advisory Council for Lehigh University's College of Business and Economics, Current Member, Former Chair
Dean's Advisory Board for Maurice A. Dean School of Law at Hofstra University, Chair
American Friends of Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Former Board of Directors
Volunteers Lawyers for the Arts, Former Board of Directors
Village of Larchmont, Former Library Board
Committee of the Larchmont Manor Park Campaign


Collier on Bankruptcy 2002- Contributing Author
"Underfunded Pension Liability: Lenders and Buyers Beware," Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law Jan 2009 Co-author
"Coercive Creditor Treated as an 'Insider' in Bankruptcy Case," New York Law Journal Jun 2009 Co-author (with Alan N. Resnick)
"Enron Ruling on Claims Transfers," New York Law Journal Oct 2007 Co-author (with Alan N. Resnick)
"Radnor Repercussions," Private Equity Manager Feb 2007 Co-author
"Enron Ruling Impacts Claims Trading Industry," New York Law Journal March 6, 2006 Co-author
"Necessity, The Mother of Invention, Strikes Again: Deepening Insolvency- Dissecting the Decisions of Directors and Officers in the Zone of Insolvency through a Rearview Looking Glass," Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 2005
"Lessons from the MyTravel Restructuring," Financier Worldwide-UK and Europe Restructuring and Insolvency Review 2005 Co-author (with Alan Resnick, Timothy Pearson and Michael Robinson)
"Bondholder Credit Facilities-An Increasingly More Common Form of Self-Help," Financier Worldwide-The Americas Restructuring and Insolvency Review 2005 Co-author (with Bonnie Steingart, Alan Resnick, Vivek Melwani)
"Mandamus Review in Bankruptcy Cases," Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law Nov 2003 Co-author (with Kalman Ochs and Ilan D. Scharf)
Bankruptcy Issues for High-Tech Companies, Practising Law Institute May/June 2001


Benjamin Weintraub Distinguished Professorship Lecturer, Honored for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Bankruptcy Law
Listed in Who's Who in America, American Law and the East
Listed in Best Lawyers in America
Listed in Chambers Global World's Leading Lawyers for Business as leading individual in Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business as leading individual in Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Listed in Legal 500 Corporate Restructuring: Advice to Creditors and Financial Institutions and Advice to Companies and Debtors