James Gadsden

James Gadsden


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Additional Publications

  • "PR Bankruptcy Court Finds Debtor Waived Right to Re-characterize Lease as a Secured Transaction," Clark's Secured Transactions Monthly, November 2014
  • “Corporate Trust Opinions, Legal Opinions in Corporate Transactions,” Practicing Law Institute, 2014
  • "Introduction to the Annotated Trust Indenture Act," The Business Lawyer, August 2012
  • "Structuring Commercial Mortgage Securitization Special Purpose Entities After General Growth Properties," Committee on Structured Finance, July 2010
  • "Model Negotiated Covenants and Related Definitions," The Business Lawyer, August 2006
  • "Enforcement of Directors' Fiduciary Duties in the Vicinity of Insolvency," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, February 2005
  •  "All or Substantially All Assets," 85 The Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, December 2004
  • "The Right Kind of Bankruptcy," Shipping Economist, January 2001
  • "Revised Model Simplified Indenture," 55 The Business Lawyer 1115 (2000)
  • "How an Expansive Interpretation of §262(f)(5) Is Helping Debtors Sell Assets Free of Liens," Leader's Bankruptcy Strategist, January 2000
  •  "How the 1999 Bankruptcy Bill Could Affect Reorganizations," Leader's Bankruptcy Strategist, October 1999
  •  "Limiting Time to Assume Commercial Leases: What About Kleinsleep," Leader's Bankruptcy Strategist, June 1999
  • "What the Credit Analyst Should Know About Securitization," Business Credit, March 1998
  • "Revised Article 8 of the Uniform Commercial Code: Investment Securities," 115 The Banking Law Journal 346 (1998)
  • "Recovery of Attorneys Fees as an Unsecured Claim," 114 The Banking Law Journal 594 (1997) 
  • "Trust Indenture Act Under Attack," 113 The Banking Law Journal 967 (1996)
  • "Liabilities of Creditors' Committees and their Members," 101 The Commercial Law Journal 13 (1996)
  • "Recharacterization of Industrial Development Bond Real Property Leases in Bankruptcy Cases," 113 The Banking Law Journal 466 (1996)
  • "The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994," Bankers Magazine, July/August 1995
  • "The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994," 112 The Banking Law Journal 212 (1995)
  • "Under What Circumstances Can a Foreclosure Sale be Set Aside Under New York Law," 65 New York State Bar Journal, No. 4, p. 43, May/June 1993
  • "Rights of Indemnification and Contribution Among Persons Liable for Fraudulent Conveyances," 23 Seton Hall Law Review 1600 (1993)


  • B.A., 1971 University of Rochester, with distinction in Political Science
  • J.D., 1974 Columbia Law School (James Kent Scholarship; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

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