Kevin J. Walsh

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  • New York Law School (JD, 1993)
  • Trinity College (BA, 1988)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Kevin’s practice focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy and commercial law, workouts, restructurings, and commercial lending transactions, including negotiating and documenting commercial loans and credits. For over 20 years, he has represented debtors and creditors, including bondholders, trustees, financial institutions, and insurers. Kevin's experience includes out-of-court workouts, ABCs, receivership, and bankruptcy proceedings in courts around the country. He has represented clients in bankruptcy cases where issues included the negotiation and implementation of channeling injunctions and non-consensual third party releases involving personal injury tort claims.

His lending experience includes the representation of lenders and borrowers, in matters involving working capital and asset based financings, acquisition loans, syndicated credit facilities, and debtor-in-possession financings. Kevin also advises corporate boards on fiduciary duty issues during and approaching insolvency.

Kevin has written articles and lectured in a variety of legal and business forums, including Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, on various topics related to bankruptcies, restructurings, and commercial lending, including bankruptcy sales (both buyer and seller perspectives), recharacterization of equity and equitable subordination, recognizing bankruptcy risks in second lien lending situations, negotiating credit agreements, and enforcing guaranties. He is the editor of the Distressing Matters blog.

During law school, he was an articles editor of the New York Law School Law Review and a national finalist in the Judge Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2013 – 2018)
  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2006 – 2016)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights list (2006 – 2017)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights list (2005 – 2006) 
  • Madison’s Who’s Who Honors Edition  (2006 – 2007)