Elliot Moskowitz is a partner in Davis Polk’s litigation department. His practice focuses on bankruptcy litigation and complex commercial litigation, and he has represented major financial institutions and creditors in connection with trials and proceedings in bankruptcy courts around the country. Most recently he served as lead litigation counsel in the Chapter 11 proceedings of Bonanza Creek Energy (on behalf of the debtor) and the Tribune Company (on behalf of JPMorgan Chase), as well as in the landmark Lehman Brothers proceeding under the Securities Investor Protection Act. Mr Moskowitz also has extensive experience representing corporate clients and professional firms in connection with a wide range of state and federal regulatory inquiries and civil litigation. In his pro bono practice, Mr Moskowitz served as chief counsel to the Special Commission on the Future of the New York State Courts, a blue-ribbon panel appointed by then Chief Judge Judith S Kaye to study the courts and propose reforms.