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John J. Rapisardi


Current Position

O'Melveny & Myers LLP
7 Times Square
29th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Tel: 212-326-2063

Class: XXIV (2013)Circuit: Second


Fordham University, BS (1979)
Pace University School of Law, JD (1982)
New York University School of Law, LL.M. (1986)

Professional Career

Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (2007-13)
Associate (1986-01); Partner (2003-07), Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Partner, Jones Day (2001-03)
Associate, Burns, Summit, Rovins & Feldesman (1985-86)
Law Clerk, Chief Bankruptcy Judge Edward J. Ryan, SDNY (1983-85)
Adjunct Professor, Pace Law School


Catholic Renewal, Founding Member (2010-)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1997-)
New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project (2005-)
American Bar Association, INSOL (1995-)


New York Law Journal (bi-monthly) 1997- Bankruptcy Columnist
Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Strategies Thomas Reuters/Aspatore 2011 Author
"Bankruptcy Implications of Environmental Liabilities," Law 360 2010 Author
"Lyondell: The Largest Commercial DIP in History," Journal of International Bank and Finance 2009 Author
The PRC Enterprise Bankruptcy Law Beard Books 2009 Co-author
Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law 1998 Co-author


Global M&A Network, Restructuring Advisor of the Year (2010)
Salesian High School, Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award (2010)
Pace Law School, Distinguished Service Award (2009)
Global M&A Network, Turnaround Atlas Award (2009)
Turnarounds & Workouts, Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer (2009)