“While I have significant experience as a bankruptcy lawyer, I have over 30 years of experience in the industry in general. I’ve done every type of bankruptcy case, including very complex cases, and that level of first-hand experience combined with my industry knowledge is appreciated by the clients I work with. I’m also willing to get in the weeds to find the best possible approach and solution. I’m always surprised when clients tell me that’s a rarity.”
Michael Rubenstein is a bankruptcy practitioner with a diverse commercial practice. He handles bankruptcies, restructurings, and reorganizations, as well as complex business litigation and criminal law.
With a reputation for efficiency and effectiveness, his bankruptcy practice is largely devoted to the representation of creditors, often in the energy sector, in complex reorganizations throughout the U.S.
Michael also routinely handles the defense of preference litigation in some of the largest bankruptcy cases in the U.S. and is certified in the area of business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification. “Liskow’s depth of bankruptcy and courtroom experience is truly an asset for every client that hires us in these areas,” Michael notes.
Major financial institutions throughout Texas and Louisiana regularly seek Michael’s guidance. In addition, he has extensive experience in general business litigation and government enforcement proceedings, and has managed complex, large and difficult electronic discovery projects in both criminal and civil cases.
Michael served as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He has also served on the firm’s compensation, technology, library, medical, and office administration committees. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Edith Brown Clement, Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana from1993–1995.
“Liskow & Lewis attorney, Michael Rubenstein, has done great work for us on complex bankruptcy matters.” – Best Lawyers Client Comment, Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2020
In re Stone Clinical Laboratories, LLC (E.D. La. ) – The debtor was a provider of clinical laboratory services. Michael was chosen as counsel for the creditors’ committee and led the successful sale of the virtually all of the assets of the estate.