Abid Qureshi

Partner - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Abid Qureshi is the partner in charge of the firm’s New York office. He is a dedicated financial restructuring litigator, giving him comprehensive experience in virtually every issue that arises in the course of a complex restructuring. Abid has litigated the most complex, cutting-edge issues in the highest-profile chapter 11 cases, and he also has extensive experience in cross-border insolvencies and chapter 15 proceedings. Abid is repeatedly called upon to lead restructuring litigation work in high-stakes reorganizations, such as those of PG&E, Travelport, Frontier Communications, Chesapeake Energy, Intelsat, GTT Communications, Avaya and Sears, to name a few.  Abid is also extensively involved in pro bono and community initiatives. Abid leads Akin Gump’s long-standing partnership with Lawyers Without Borders. Furthermore, Abid pursues his passion for global justice by serving as President of the United Nations Association of New York, a non-profit organization that educates, inspires, and mobilizes Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations.