Yehuda Goor

Yehuda Goor

Yehuda Goor

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
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Yehuda Goor is an associate in the firm’s financial restructuring group and a member of the international and insolvency litigation team.  Mr. Goor’s practice focuses on representation of bank groups, secured and unsecured creditors, bondholder groups, acquirers, and debtors in large-scale restructurings and reorganizations, distressed M&A transactions, and non-judicial workouts throughout the United States and abroad. In addition, he represents parties to bankruptcy litigation and appeals.  

Mr. Goor maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on immigration issues. 

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Goor served as a law clerk to Justice Uzi Vogelman of the Supreme Court of Israel.

Experience
  • The ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with the potential restructuring of Samarco Mineração S.A., a Brazil-based mining company, and its indebtedness. 
  • Endemol, an international media company, in connection with litigation in the Southern District of New York.
  • Peaje Investments LLC, a special purpose vehicle managed by a prominent hedge fund and the largest holder of “unwrapped” special revenue bonds issued by the Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation Authority (PRHTA), in connection with all aspects of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring.
  • Egalet Corporation, a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative treatments for pain, in connection with an asset purchase agreement to acquire four FDA-approved, non-narcotic pain products from Iroko Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
  • The international bondholder committee in connection with the restructuring of Oi S.A. and its subsidiaries, the largest telecommunications company in Brazil. 
Education
  • Tel Aviv University, LL.B., 2014, magna cum laude, Editor-in-Chief of the Tel Aviv University Law Review; Visidov Memorial Award; Tel Aviv University Memorial Award; Dean’s List
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2016, James N. Snitzler Scholarship
Admissions
  • New York
  • Israel
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Languages
  • Hebrew
Clerkships
  • Supreme Court of Israel, Honorable Uzi Vogelman