James Gadsden

James Gadsden


Publications Available on this website

Additional Publications

  • "Corporate Trust Opinions" chapter in Legal Opinions in Business Transactions (4th Edition 2019) Published by the American Bar Association Section of Business Law
  • “Subordination of Claims Arising Out of Equity Ownership,” American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 1, p. 34
  • Report by the Committee on Commercial and Uniform State Laws and Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporation Reorganization in Support of Enactment of the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act in New York, New York City Bar, March 2018 (Subcommittee Chair).
  • "PR Bankruptcy Court Finds Debtor Waived Right to Re-characterize Lease as a Secured Transaction," Clark's Secured Transactions Monthly, November 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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