James Gadsden

James Gadsden

Illustrative Matters

American Bar Association
Amicus Curiae in Southern Pacific Funding Corporation litigation.
The Bank of New York Mellon
Indenture trustee in the Sears Holding, Golfsmith International Holdings, DirectBuy, Postmedia, Pacific Exploration & Production, New Gulf Resources, Allen Systems, Dendreon, Overseas Shipholding, Metro Affiliates, Energy Conversion Devices, Ambac Financial Group, Charter Communications, Calpine, Mrs. Fields, Safety-Kleen, Owens Corning, G-I Holdings, and Kaiser Group Chapter 11 cases, Pacific Exploration and Production Chapter 15 case and escrow agent in Cellnet Chapter 11 case; Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Realogy and Countrywide covenant litigation.
Bank of New England
Expert Witness.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Lessor in Rhythm NetConnections, Global Crossing, WorldCom/MCI and Genuity bankruptcy cases.
Creditors’ Committee of Cybergenics Corporation
Litigation counsel for the Creditors’ Committee asserting fraudulent claims.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Expert Witness.
Expert Witness.
Seaco SRL
Shipping container securitizations; syndicated loans.
Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.
$200 million senior secured note issue.
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Indenture trustee for defaulted industrial revenue bond issues.
K-V Discovery Solutions, Inc.
Expert Witness
Loral Space and Communications Ltd. bankruptcy case
Counsel to the Board of Directors of Loral Orion, Inc. in chapter 11 case.
Residential Capital, LLC
Expert Witness.
Sun Trust Bank Counsel in Glansaol Holdings, Inc. in Chapter II case. 
Trinity Biotech plc
$115 million debt offering.
Bankers Trust Company
Indenture trustee in Almacs bankruptcy case.
U.S. Bank, N.A.
Tender option bond transactions.
Avnet Inc.
$450 million trade receivables securitization.
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd.
Single asset commercial mortgage backed securitization.
Sea Containers Ltd.
Special counsel in Chapter 11 case.
$350 million shipping container securitization; joint venture with Genstar Container Corporation.
Recoton Corporation bankruptcy case
Mediator of adversary proceedings in Chapter 11 case.
PSINet Consulting Solution
Plan oversight committee.


  • 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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