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Noh, Solomon J.

Solomon J. Noh

Partner

Solomon J. Noh, a partner in the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency Group, has an inter-disciplinary practice with involvement in derivatives, financings and mergers & acquisitions, all with a focus on distressed and bankruptcy situations, particularly of a cross-border nature.

Mr. Noh’s position is unique in that he is a US bankruptcy lawyer operating in the London market.  Mr. Noh’s recent focus has been on the representation of ad hoc bondholder groups.  Mr. Noh also regularly represents hedge funds and other asset managers in the assessment of investment opportunities and trading execution in relation to European distressed situations.  Mr. Noh, who began practicing in 2000, joined Shearman & Sterling in 2002.

Selected Experience

  • Bondholder group composed of holders of senior notes issued by DTEK Finance plc
  • Bondholder group composed of holders of senior notes issued by Brunswick Rail Finance Limited
  • Bondholder group composed of holders of tier 1 and lower-tier 2 securities issued by a prominent German bank

Selected Publications

  • “Potential Pitfalls for Hedge Fund Managers in the Ever-Expanding Use of English Schemes of Arrangement,” The Hedge Fund Law Report, Volume 7, Number 26, July 11, 2014
  • "Lesson from Lehman Brothers for Hedge Fund Managers: The Effect of a Bankruptcy Filing on the Value of the Debtor's Derivatives Book," The Hedge Fund Law Report, Volume 5, Number 27, July 12, 2012
  • "Treatment of a Hedge Fund’s Claims Against and Other Exposures to a Covered Financial Company Under the Orderly Liquidation Authority Created by the Dodd-Frank Act," The Hedge Fund Law Report, Volume 4, Number 15, May 6, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Capital Structure 2014 Distressed Debt Seminar:  “Developments in the European Bank Market:  Portfolio Trades, Bail-ins and the Implications of Asset Quality Review,” November 2014
  • Euromoney 2013 Distressed Debt Conference:  “Examining Distressed Debt Investment Opportunities in the Wake of Recent and Future Bank Deleveraging,” February 2013
  • ACIC 2012 Annual Meeting and Educational Conference:  “The Eurozone Crisis:  What Do You Really Need to Know?” October 2012
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  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2000
  • Princeton University, A.B., 1997

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