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Brad Eric Scheler '74, '05P, '08P, '09PG

Senior Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Mr. Scheler is a senior partner with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and the Chair of the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice.  Mr. Scheler’s practice includes both in-court and out-of-court restructurings and the rehabilitation of financially distressed businesses.
Mr. Scheler regularly represents corporate debtors, creditors’ committees, bondholders’ committees, equity holders’ committees, trustees, financial institutions that are lenders to and investors in financially troubled companies, buyers and sellers of distressed securities and businesses, and parties seeking to invest in and/or acquire the assets and businesses of financially troubled companies.
Mr. Scheler writes on subjects related to his expertise and is a frequent speaker at seminars for clients and fellow professionals. Mr. Scheler is a contributing author to Collier on Bankruptcy, 15th Edition Revised.
Mr. Scheler has guest-lectured at New York University’s Stern School of Business, the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University, the School of Law at St. John’s University and New York Law School. Mr. Scheler has also delivered the Benjamin Weintraub Distinguished Professorship Lecture at the Hofstra University School of Law. 
Mr. Scheler is a member of the American Bar Association and its Business Bankruptcy Committee, Business Law Section; the New York State Bar Association; and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Mr. Scheler is Chair of the Board of inMotion and is also a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a member of the Advisory Board for the K&A Restructuring Register and is recognized as a leader in the field of bankruptcy and restructuring by Chambers USA.
Mr. Scheler is a member of the Executive Committee of the Dean's Advisory Council as well as the Chair of the Lehigh University Board of Trustees.


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