Lewis Sassoon has been practicing law since 1970. Mr. Sassoon’s focus is in the areas of business law and corporate reorganization through the Bankruptcy Court or by common law restructuring. Mr. Sassoon’s other areas of expertise are hospitality, commercial law, aviation law, business acquisitions and litigation. In the international arena, Mr. Sassoon represents businesses with contacts in Bulgaria, Canada, China, France, England, India, Israel, Thailand and throughout South America.
His successes include managing for clients a significant number of sophisticated civil trials; negotiating complex workouts with financial institutions; filing and confirming complicated Chapter 11 bankruptcies for debtors; legal services for divestitures, roll-ups and other types of business acquisitions; representing hotels, restaurants and other liquor establishments; representing emerging high-tech and bio-tech companies in connection with venture capital funds or private placements; negotiating significant awards for minority shareholders in “freeze-out” law suits.
When not practicing law, Mr. Sassoon enjoys visiting his five children, skiing, golf, travel, and the opera.