Ms. Guseynov has been admitted to practice before the New York State and federal courts for more than a decade. Her practice concentrates on corporate and financial restructurings, bankruptcy litigation, secured transactions and financings, general corporate matters and debtors’ and creditors’ rights. Ms. Guseynov has represented debtors, creditors, asset acquirers, financial institutions, landlords/lessors, contract counterparties, and official and ad hoc creditors’ committees in large-asset bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts and adversary proceedings in numerous industries. She also has years of experience in all aspects of creditors’ rights issues, including but not limited to prosecution of foreclosure actions and representation of secured and unsecured creditors in chapter 7 and chapter 13 cases. She is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group.
Ms. Guseynov received her J.D., cum laude, from Hofstra University School of Law, where she was a Notes and Comments Editor on the Hofstra Law Review and on the Dean’s List.
Ms. Guseynov received her B.A. in Political Science and Communications/Media Studies, summa cum laude, from Fordham University, where she was elected to admission in Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society and Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society.
- State of New York
- United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York
- United States District Courts for the Eastern District of New York
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Guseynov was an associate at Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP. Prior to that, she worked as an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.
Areas of Concentration
- Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy
- Adversary Proceeding Litigation
- Business Corporation
- Banks and Credit Unions
- Represented a large commercial real estate investment and development company in the out-of-court restructuring of its loan portfolio.
- Represented a leading U.S. and European manufacturer of aluminum, steel, vinyl, and fiberglass fabricated products in successfully restructuring its debt outside of bankruptcy.
- Represented a leading roadside assistance company in effectuating a global settlement with major creditors outside of bankruptcy.
- Represented the owner of a large Manhattan residential property in preparing to file a chapter 11 case.
- Represented a telecommunications company in connection with efforts to negotiate with major creditors and prepare for a chapter 11 filing.
- Represented a controlling group of secured bondholders in connection with efforts to maximize their recoveries in the restructuring of financial services firm.
- Represented the official committee of equity security holders in the chapter 11 case of a leading energy generation company.
- Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 case of a lumber and pulp manufacturer.
- Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in the chapter 11 case of a major Nevada gaming and entertainment company.
- Represented the seller in a $5 million asset sale of a music publishing company.
- Represented the lender in a $1.3 million financing transaction.
- Fourth Circuit Holds That Settlement of Nondischargeable Debt and Resulting Interest and Fees Owed Thereunder Are Both Nondischargeable Debts in Bankruptcy
- Legislative Alert: New York State to Remove Notarization Burden for Civil Litigants
- CRYPTO UPDATE: Celsius Network Obtains Court Approval of Chapter 11 Plan
- Johnson & Johnson’s Second Attempt at a Texas Two-Step Bankruptcy Case is Rejected by the Bankruptcy Court
- CRYPTO-BANKRUPTCY UPDATE: Celsius Network Bankruptcy Auction Concludes with Fahrenheit LLC Selected as Successful Bidder
- CRYPTO-BANKRUPTCY UPDATE: Voyager Chapter 11 Liquidation Plan Approved After Binance.US Backs Out of Proposed Sale
- CRYPTO-BANKRUPTCY UPDATE : Binance.US Backs Out of Voyager Deal, Leading to Liquidation of Voyager Assets in the Bankruptcy
- Bankruptcy Section 363 Sale Orders No Longer a Certainty as the Supreme Court Holds that Section 363(m) of the Bankruptcy Code is Not Jurisdictional
- Lender Alert: Billing Statement Including Pre-Petition Attorneys’ Fees May Constitute a Stay Violation
- Bankruptcy and Estate Planning Attorneys, Beware: Trustee Uses Strong Arm Powers to Avoid Disclaimed Inheritance as Fraudulent Transfer
- TEXAS TWO-STEP UPDATE: Johnson & Johnson Files a Second Bankruptcy Petition to Obtain Approval of $8.9 Billion Settlement
- CRYPTO-BANKRUPTCY UPDATE: District Court Stays Sale of Voyager Accounts to Binance.US Pending Appeal
- Best Practices Alert: Counsel Must Obtain and Keep “Wet” Signature if Utilizing Electronic Signature Software in Court Filings
- CRYPTO-BANKRUPTCY UPDATE: Sale of Voyager Digital Holdings Accounts to Binance.US Approved Over Multiple Objections; Appeal Filed
- Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Judge Alters Calculation of Lease Rejection Damages for Landlord
- SUPREME COURT ALERT: Supreme Court Holds That Section 523(a)(2)(A) Bars Debtor from Discharging Debt Obtained by Fraud, Regardless of Culpability
- Third Circuit Rebuffs Johnson & Johnson’s “Texas Two-Step” Maneuver
- When Bankruptcy and Crypto Collide – Bankruptcy Court Holds That Cryptocurrency Assets in Customer Accounts Constitute Assets of the Bankruptcy Estate
- FRB Merges with Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP, Adds Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Law Practice