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Stephen Rutenberg
Multilaw Contact Partner
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Firm:
Polsinelli PC
Office Address:
600 Third Avenue
42nd Floor
New York City, NY 10016
UNITED STATES
Tel:
+1 212 413-2843
Fax:
+1 212 684 0197
About Me
Stephen Rutenberg’s practice focuses on the intersection of special situations investing and FinTech including cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

A significant component of Stephen’s practice relates to his work in the distressed debt market, representing clients in the purchase and sale of loans and securities of distressed and bankrupt companies. Recent representations include advising on the purchase, sale and financing of bankruptcy trade claims in several major chapter 11 cases, including Lehman Brothers, and the MF Global and Icelandic bank liquidations. He works with all types of clients, specifically, asset managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and global financial institutions that seek him out for his legal understanding, business sense, responsiveness, and care for client needs.

Stephen represents, investors, issuers and underwriters looking for market leading perspectives, on cutting edge utilization of blockchain technology including investing in cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO’s).

Stephen has experience with general financings, lending, and other corporate transactions. He has also counseled clients in the negotiation of total return swaps, credit default swaps, and other structures for the purchase and/or financing of loan and claim portfolios as well as formation and structuring work for startup companies and funds.

Admitted to practice in New York and as a solicitor in England and Wales, Stephen has significant experience advising on cross-border distressed trading matters and is recognized for this in the 2016 edition of IFLR1000 as a Rising Star. Stephen is recognized as a thought leader frequently writing and speaking on the FinTech and distressed loan trading.
Education
J.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 2001
B.A., Brooklyn College - The City University of New York, 1998
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Work phone:
+1 212 413-2843
Mobile Number:
Email:
Fax:
+1 212 684 0197

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate
Data Privacy & Information Security
Insolvency & Restructuring
Life Sciences
Tax

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