James L. Bromley


Current Position

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
125 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004

Tel: 212-558-4923
Fax: 212-291-3588
Email: bromleyj@sullcrom.com

Class: XXI (2010)Circuit: Second


Boston College, B.A., Economics and History, summa cum laude (1986)
Columbia University School of Law, J.D. (1989)

Professional Career

Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (2019-)
Partner (1999-2019), Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (1989-2019)
Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School (2011; 2014)


International Insolvency Institute
INSOL International, Representative to the Insolvency Law Working Group of UNCITRAL, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
American Bankruptcy Institute
Association of the Bar of New York City


"International Lessons from Lehman's Failure: A Cross-Border No Man's Land," Cross-Border Bank Insolvency, Oxford University Press 2011 Co-author
Credit Derivatives in Restructuring INSOL, Shanghai, China Sep 2008 Author
Asserting Claims Under Convertible Bonds, Warrants, and Exchangeable Bonds in U.S. Bankruptcy Korea 2006 Co-author
"Bankruptcy Reform Act Loosens Restrictions on the Engagement of Investment Bankers," The M&A Lawyer May 2005 Co-author
"Restrictions on Trading Debt in Chapter 11," Bondweek Mar 2005 Co-author
"Protecting Trading Markets and NOLs in Chapter 11," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Feb 2005 Co-author
"Lessons for Korea's New Restructuring Act," International Financial Law Review Jan 2005 Co-author


Turnarounds & Workouts, Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer (2010; 2014)
The American Lawyer, "Dealmaker of the Year" (Apr 2010), "Dealmaker of the Week" (Aug 2009), "Dealmaker in the Spotlight" (Sep 2009)
Listed in Chambers USA (2005-17)
Listed in Chambers Global (2011-17)
Listed in Legal 500 US (2009-17)
International Financial Law Review, Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer
Global Insolvency and Restructuring Review, "40 Under 40" (2003)
Benchmark Litigation, Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year (2016)