Josh Sussberg is a partner in the Restructuring Group. Josh represents debtors, creditors, equity holders, sponsors and investors in all aspects of restructuring distressed companies.
Josh has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business each year since 2011. In 2017, Josh was described to Chambers USA as “excellent,” with clients praising his industrious work ethic and “very commercial” approach to matters. He was previously described as “practical, easy to work with and deal oriented in the sense he recognizes the best way to get a deal done is to work together.” Earlier editions commented on Josh’s "great courtroom presence," with commentators noting that he is "extremely smart, capable and responsive," and that he is "an absolute pleasure to work with and against." Josh has also been described by Chambers USA as "smart and commercial," with commentators noting he is “very impressive,” has a "good grasp of the issues in bankruptcy," and is “unflappable.”
In 2014, Josh was named an Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts. The select list, which includes only 12 lawyers nationwide, recognizes attorneys under the age of 40 who are leaders in the bankruptcy field. Josh was recognized as a "New York Super Lawyer" in Super Lawyers magazine's 2013-2015 rankings. Previously he had been recognized as a "Rising Star" in 2011 and 2012.
Josh's practice includes advising clients with respect to operations in chapter 11; advising senior management, boards of directors and private equity sponsors of financially troubled companies with respect to restructuring strategies; and providing advice, negotiating and structuring financings and other commercial transactions. Josh has a broad range of transactional and litigation experience across a number of industries including television and radio broadcasting, home building, energy, manufacturing, retail, airline, automotive and food and beverage. Josh has also represented clients in multi-jurisdictional and cross-border matters.