Alexander R. Tiktin represents DHC client companies in financial distress, individuals seeking debt relief and asset protection, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, investors and distressed debt purchasers, creditor committees, plaintiffs and defendants in all aspects of restructuring, bankruptcy, and litigation leading up to trial and through judgment. Mr. Tiktin consults and advises on issues concerning bankruptcy law, risk management, debt restructuring, business law, negotiation, and business litigation.
Prior to joining Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, Mr. Tiktin developed a broad background in corporate restructuring and commercial litigation as a law clerk for the Chief Bankruptcy Judge of the Eastern District of New York and as an associate in a boutique law firm.
- Successfully represented the liquidating debtor in opposition to a motion for administrative priority treatment of trade creditor under section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code.
- Represented a class of indenture noteholders in a lawsuit against indenture trustees and advised on complex issues of bankruptcy law involving application of chapter 11 plan releases and exculpation clauses, and whether securities offered under the terms of a confirmed chapter 11 plan were “on account of claims” in the underlying chapter 11 case.
- Successfully represented an assignee of a real property lease in a motion to invalidate a restriction on assignment of real property under section 365(f)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code and successfully argued that section 365(b)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code did not apply to the property in question.
- Successfully defended investment bank against $135 million claim pursuant to alleged securities fraud pursuant to applicable state law.
- Reached favorable settlement as lead counsel for the defendant in lawsuit alleging breach of contract and foreclosure of mechanic’s lien.
- Advised private equity investors and negotiated investment terms in complex multi-entity transactions.