Sunny’s preferred pronouns are they, them and theirs.

Sunny Gulati’s practice focuses on commercial arbitration, complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy litigation.

Practice & Background

Sunny Gulati has represented corporations, corporate officers and directors, hedge funds, commercial lenders and private equity clients in a wide array of complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Sunny has also represented creditors, bondholders, hedge funds, institutional investors and creditor committees in the full range of complex litigation matters arising in the course of chapter 11 restructurings.

Sunny has significant trial and appellate experience, and has successfully argued appeals before New York state courts and the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Sunny received a B.A. with distinction in 2000 from Yale University and a J.D. in 2003 from the New York University School of Law, where Sunny served as executive editor of the New York University Law Review.

Representative Matters

Sunny Gulati’s recent engagements include:

  • representing a consortium of hedge funds and private equity funds in a fraudulent conveyance action relating to a $2 billion leveraged recapitalization
  • representing trust fiduciaries in multiple trust litigations and accounting proceedings
  • representing an ad hoc committee of senior noteholders of Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd, (In re Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd, Case No. 14-11108 (SHL) (Bankr. SDNY 2014)
  • representing Bayside Capital, Inc. in connection with the restructuring of The Dolan Company
  • representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. (In re Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd., Case No. 13-23060 (RDD) (Bankr. SDNY 2013)
  • representing a foreign oil company in an international securities fraud class arbitration
  • representing largest holder of pre-LBO debt in the chapter 11 cases of Tribune Company
  • representing indenture trustees in high-profile, multidistrict fraudulent transfer class action against former shareholders of Tribune Company
  • representing multi-national commodities and energy companies in action involving alleged breaches of representations relating to sale of several South American companies
  • representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Chemtura Corporation
  • representing an informal committee of secured lenders of Philadelphia Newspapers, LLC
  • representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Allegiance Telecom
  • representing German banking corporation in multiple mortgage-related litigations
  • pro bono representation of the NAACP and minority students in appellate litigation involving the constitutionality of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Speaking Engagements

Sunny Gulati participated in a two-part CLE series titled “Litigation Issues in Bankruptcy.”