Alexander Nicas is a restructuring partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


Thought Leadership


“Per Plan” or “Per Debtor”? Transwest Reignites the § 1129(a)(10) Debate, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (April 2017)

Deficiency Claim Calculations Cloud Creditor Negotiations, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (October 2014)

Lien Avoidance in Chapter 20: The Great Divide Between Bankruptcy Courts, Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 2012 ed. (August 2013)

The Assignment of Voting Rights in Intercreditor Agreements: Enforceability and its Impact on Plan Confirmation, American Bankruptcy Institute Business Reorganization Committee Newsletter (June 2012)


Second Place, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Student Writing Competition (2012)

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute

Turnaround Management Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013New York


  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • St. John's University School of LawLL.M., Bankruptcy2013
  • St. John's University School of LawJ.D.2012

    Editor-in-Chief, N.Y. Real Property Law Journal

  • Gettysburg CollegeB.A., Economics2004