Joel Moss is a Financial Restructuring & Insolvency partner, based in Shearman & Sterling’s New York office. He focuses his practice on advising banks, trading desks and distressed investment funds on a wide variety of bankruptcy and restructuring-related matters. Joel is recognized by IFLR1000
as a Rising Star, while The Legal 500 United States
notes that his “former in-house experience means he has ‘a deep and unique understanding of what his bank clients are looking for.’”
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Joel was a partner at a large global law firm. Before that, he was a director at Barclays in New York, where he handled bankruptcy and restructuring matters for the bank in the United States. At Barclays, his responsibilities included advising trading desks on bankruptcy issues relating to proposed and existing investments; negotiating and reviewing restructuring documentation where Barclays was agent and lender; negotiating and reviewing documentation for DIP and exit financings in which Barclays was agent and/or lead arranger and lender; preparing Barclays’ US resolution plan (“living will”) required under the Dodd-Frank Act; and structuring financial transactions to mitigate bankruptcy risk.