Richards Kibbe & Orbe has acquired a new banrkruptcy and restructuring partner at its New York office.

Gregory Plotko moves to Richards Kibbe & Orbe from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.

Plotko specialises in Chapter 11 proceedings, and has worked with high-profile bankruptcy clients such as Peabody Coal and Patriot Coal, Lehman Brothers, certificate holders in the City of Detroit, General Motors, and Chrysler.