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Paul Basta

Attorney

Current Position

Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
USA

Tel: 212-373-3023
Fax: 212-492-0023
Email: pbasta@paulweiss.com

Class: XXIV (2013)Circuit: Second

Education

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A. with Honors (1988)
George Washington University. National Law Center, J.D., Order of the Coif (1992)

Professional Career

Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (2017-)
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP (2006-2017)
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (1993-2006)

Affiliations

Turnaround Management Association (2010-)
University of Michigan Political Science Advisory Board (2011-)
George Washington University C-Leaf Advisory Board (2011-)

Publications

Practitioner's Guide to Prepackaged Bankruptcy: A Primer American Bankruptcy Institute 2011 Co-author
"Methods for Achieving Consensual Restructurings in Today's Environment," American Bankruptcy Institute's 3rd Annual Mid-Level Development Program Oct 28, 2011
"District Court Limits the Right to Credit Bid in Asset Sale Conducted Under Chapter 11 Plan," PLI Jun 11, 2010

Awards

Law360, "Bankruptcy MVPs" (2012)
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2006-)
New York SuperLawyer, (2006-12)
Turnarounds & Workouts, Outstanding Restructuring Lawyer (2008); Outstanding Young Bankruptcy Lawyer (2002-03)
Crain's 40 Young Rising Stars (2003)