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Rising star partner

Bar admissions:

New York


United States

Practice areas:

Restructuring and insolvency

Industry sectors:

Investment management

Joel Moss is a Team Leader of the Financial Restructuring & Insolvency practice.

He focuses his practice on a wide variety of restructuring-related matters representing banks, trading desks and distressed investment funds in bankruptcies, restructurings, workouts and other special situations. He also has substantial experience regarding financial contract safe harbors.

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.

  • Asset finance
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, J.D., magna cum laude - Order of the Coif, Seymour Goldstein Labor Law Prize
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY, A.B., magna cum laude