Patrick Trostle has more than 20 years of experience advising debtors, bondholders, official and ad hoc creditors’ committees, hedge funds, private equity funds, registered investment advisors, insurance companies, banks, multinational corporations, and energy companies in a wide variety of bankruptcy-related disputes. Clients seek his advice in restructurings and workouts, including cross-border insolvencies; complex trading transactions; high-profile litigation; matters related to derivatives; collateralized debt obligations; credit default swaps; and various other commercial, regulatory, and compliance matters.
Patrick has extensive experience in high-profile examinations, monitorships, and internal investigations, including leading a team in representing the court-appointed examiner in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case. He has served as appellate bankruptcy counsel in several cases before the United States Supreme Court. He has also served as an expert witness on New York law in an Australian insolvency proceeding.
His pro bono work includes the representation of a U.S. charity in an innovative transaction that brought solar energy to Rwanda through the creation of the largest grid-connected solar field in east Africa. The project earned numerous accolades, including recognition from the National Law Journal and the Financial Times.