Hon. Robert D. Drain

United States Bankruptcy Judge

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of New York
300 Quarropas Street
White Plains, NY 10601
USA

Tel: 914-467-7098
Email: judge_drain@nysb.uscourts.gov

Class: XX (2009)Circuit: Second

Education

Yale University, B.A., cum laude (1979)
Columbia University School of Law, J.D., Stone Scholar 1981-1984 (1984)

Professional Career

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, S.D.N.Y. (2002-)
Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (1992-02)
Associate, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (1984-92)
Adjunct Professor, St. John's Law School (2005-2009)
Adjunct Professor, Pace University Law School (2017-)

Affiliations

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
American Bankruptcy Institute
International Insolvency Institute

Publications

"A Brief Summary of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code," Understanding the Basics of Bankruptcy & Reorganization 2008 Practicing Law Institute 2008 Author
"Bankruptcy Law and Risk Considerations," 2 Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes (Aspen Law & Business 2007) 22-1? 22-88 Author
"Are Bankruptcy Claims Subject to the Federal Security Laws?" 10 ABI L. Rev. 569 2002 Co-author with Elizabeth J. Schwartz
Frequent lecturer on bankruptcy and reorganization topics.