Ismail Buffins

Ismail Buffins
Ismail Buffins is an associate in the Restructuring Department of Weil’s New York office.

Ismail received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as Outreach Coordinator for the Black Law Students Association. Prior to law school, he received his M.Div., magna cum laude, in Religion, Ethics, and Politics from Harvard University, where he served as a representative on both the Harvard Graduate Council and the Harvard Divinity School Student Association. Ismail received his B.A. in Sociology, magna cum laude, from Purchase College, SUNY, where he was a founding member of the men’s swim team and taught yoga.

Ismail has been a member of teams representing various parties in a number of in-court restructurings and other matters, including:

Creditor/Acquiror/Other Experience:

  • An ad hoc group of first lien lenders in connection with the out-of-court cross-border restructuring of Covis Pharma, a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in Switzerland.