Douglas P. Bartner

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Douglas P. Bartner

Douglas P. Bartner

Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Biography

Douglas P. Bartner is a partner in Shearman & Sterling LLP’s Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group, where he regularly represents debtors and creditors and acquirors of assets in Chapter 11 bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings. Mr. Bartner is currently serving as Chair of the firm’s Audit Committee and is a member of the firm’s Practice Management Committee. He served as the global Practice Group Leader of the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group for ten years. Mr. Bartner joined Shearman & Sterling in 1982 and became a partner in 1991.

Mr. Bartner is consistently ranked as an industry leader. In 2013, Mr. Bartner was recognized by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA – Leaders in their Field, IFLR 1000 – The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Legal 500 US, International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers, New York’s Best Lawyers and Global M&A Networks’s TOP 100: Global Restructuring & Turnaround Professionals.

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2018

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1

Number of Awards

6

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Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1982

National University School of Law was a law school founded in Washington, D.C. in 1869. Originally intended as part of a larger design for a national university in the United States, the school was the principal component of "National University" during its existence. It merged into George Washington University School of Law in 1954, to create the National Law Center at The George Washington University.

BS
Class of 1979

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

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Member
Current

ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more 12,600 attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

Member
Current

INSOL International is a world-wide federation of national associations of accountants and lawyers who specialise in turnaround and insolvency. There are currently over 44 Member Associations with over 9,000 professionals participating as members of INSOL International. Individuals who are not members of a member association join as individual members. INSOL also has ancillary groups that represent the judiciary, regulators, lenders and academics. These groups play an invaluable role within INSOL and provide valuable forums for discussions of mutual problems. INSOL was formed in 1982 and has grown in stature to become the leading insolvency association in the world. It is a valuable source of professional knowledge, which is being put to use around the world on diverse projects to the benefit of the business and financial communities.

Career History
Partner
1982 - Current

Shearman & Sterling LLP provides legal services. It is engaged in the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project development and finance, complex business litigation & international arbitration, asset management, and taxation areas. The company was founded by Thomas Shearman and John Sterling in 1873 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Chair, Audit Committee
Current

Shearman & Sterling LLP provides legal services. It is engaged in the mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project development and finance, complex business litigation & international arbitration, asset management, and taxation areas. The company was founded by Thomas Shearman and John Sterling in 1873 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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AMR Corporation purchases US Airways Group, Inc. resulting in a new company American Airlines Group, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Admitted to the New York Bar
Best Lawyers - Best Lawyers in America
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