Doron P. Kenter is an associate in Weil’s Business Finance & Restructuring Department, where his practice focuses on bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring, as well as debtors’ and creditors’ rights.
Mr. Kenter has participated in representing debtors in chapter 11, including Aleris, Deb Shops, and Lehman Brothers, as well as secured creditors, contract counterparties, and distressed companies in financial services, retail, manufacturing, and telecommunications sectors.
Mr. Kenter is a regular contributor to the Weil Bankruptcy Blog, a member of its editorial board, and co-author of the Stern Files, which provides ongoing analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision in Stern v. Marshall, No. 10-179, 131 S.Ct. 2594 (June 23, 2011). He practices pro bono in the areas of not-for-profit management, housing, and constitutional litigation, and serves on Weil’s Green Committee.
Mr. Kenter is active in the American Bankruptcy Institute and UJA-Federation, and serves on the Jewish Studies Advisory Board of the Jewish Theological Seminary and on the editorial board of a quarterly academic journal of Jewish studies.
Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Kenter clerked for United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert E. Gerber (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.).
Mr. Kenter received B.A. degrees, both magna cum laude, from Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary, and a J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was Managing Editor of the Journal of Constitutional Law, an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor, and a Rodin-Silverman Scholar.