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Michael R. Carney

New York Office
Senior Counsel
New York Office

One Bryant Park
47th Floor
New York, NY 10036
TEL: 212.402.9414 FAX: 212.402.9444

Michael Robert Carney is a Senior Counsel in McKool Smith's New York office.  He has represented clients in complex bankruptcies since he graduated from law school and business school in 2004. 

Mr. Carney's bankruptcy practice focuses on complex restructurings, reorganizations, and liquidation proceedings, as well as out-of-court restructurings. He has extensive experience in litigation arising from distressed situations, including fraudulent conveyances, DIP financing arrangements and the use of cash collateral, and purchases and sales of assets. He also handles disputes involving preferential payments, turnover, cramdowns, automatic stays, contested plan confirmation and valuation disputes, subordination and recharacterization of claims, executory contracts, and claims objections, among others. His clients  include national and international companies, directors and officers, debtors, trustees, creditors and creditors' committees, debtor-in-possession lenders, bank groups, bondholders, and shareholders and shareholders committees. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" in New York by Super Lawyers (2014)