Matthew P. Kremer


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Matthew P. Kremer is a financial restructuring specialist who represents debtors and unsecured creditor groups in complex corporate reorganizations and debt restructurings across a wide array of industries such as energy, telecommunications, and marine contracting.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Matthew was an associate at a major New York law firm.


Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Southern District of New York


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.: magna cum laude; Brooklyn Law Review; Moot Court Honor Society; American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence
  • University of Delaware, B.A.: Economics and Political Science; Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Jed S. Rakoff, US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


  • “A Narrow Interpretation of Section 546(e),” Law360 (April 2013)


  • “Decisions Address FDIC Claims to Defunct Bank Tax Refunds,” New York Law Journal (November 2013)
  • “Restructuring and Insolvency in United States: Overview,” Practical Law Company (October 2013)
  • “Seventh Circuit Addresses Questions Left Open by Stern v. Marshall,” New York Law Journal (September 2013)
  • “Revocation of Tax-Pass Through Status Not Reversible in Bankruptcy,” New York Law Journal (July 2013)

  • Represented Cal Dive International Inc. and Entegra Power Group LLC in their chapter 11 proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Represented joint provisional liquidators of Suntech Power Holdings in contested proceeding for recognition of a Cayman provisional liquidation as a foreign main proceeding under chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Represented Sound Point Capital Management in obtaining dismissal of $2 billion adversary proceeding brought by equity sponsor Harbinger Capital Management in the chapter 11 cases of LightSquared
  • Represented the trustee for certain pass-through certificate holders in the chapter 11 cases of Edison Mission Energy
  • Represented MBIA, Inc. as a member of the creditors’ committee in the chapter 11 cases of Residential Capital, LLC