Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Citron served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Mary Kay Vyskocil, formerly of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, and as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Carla E. Craig, Chief Judge, of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Citron received his J.D. from Brooklyn law School, magna cum laude, where he served as an associate articles editor for the Journal of Law and Policy. While in law school, Mr. Citron served as the Honorable Charles L. Brieant Fellow in the chambers of the Honorable Loretta A. Preska, then Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and as a judicial Intern in the chambers of the Honorable Joan A. Azrack, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Citron has been a member of teams representing various parties in a number of in-court restructurings, including:
- Briggs & Stratton Corporation, the world's largest small engine producer and a leading U.S. manufacturer of power generation, lawn and garden turf care, and job site products, in its chapter 11 case involving over $500 million in funded debt.
- CEC Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated debtors, an American franchisee company with iconic brands Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza with locations across 47 states and 16 foreign countries and territories, in their chapter 11 cases.
- Fusion Connect, Inc., and its domestic subsidiaries, a telecommunications services provider, in their chapter 11 cases with liabilities in excess of $650 million.
- Kingfisher Midstream, LLC and its subsidiaries, a midstream oil and gas services business with substantial gas processing, crude oil gathering and storage, and produced water gathering and disposal assets in the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma, in their chapter 11 cases, which are jointly administered with the chapter 11 cases of Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
Creditor/Other Party Experience:
- An ad hoc group of first lien creditors of Jason Industries, the North American industrials company.
- Johnson & Johnson as a creditor in the mass tort chapter 11 cases of Imerys Talc America, Inc., which filed for chapter 11 as a result of thousands of personal injury lawsuits.
- National Public Finance Guarantee Corporation, in connection with the Title III cases of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and certain of its instrumentalities.