CRAIG T. LUTTERBEIN
Craig T. Lutterbein is a senior associate with Hodgson Russ in Buffalo, New York, and focuses
his practice on bankruptcy, creditors’
rights, and commercial litigation.
He has represented debtors, secured
and unsecured creditors, and
other parties in U.S. Bankruptcy
Courts, including the Southern
and Western Districts of New York,
and in New York state courts.
Before joining the firm, Lutterbein
was an extern for Judge Burton R.
Lifland of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court
for the Southern District of New
York. He was named the Robert M.
Zinman Bankruptcy Scholar for the
LLM in Bankruptcy Program at St.
John’s University School of Law for
the 2010-2011 academic year. He
also served as associate managing
editor of the American Bankruptcy
Institute Law Review and a member
of the Polestino Trial Advocacy
Institute External Mock Trial Team
while a law student at St. John’s.
He completed his undergraduate
studies at Vassar College, graduating
with a concentration in political
science and a correlate sequence
in quantitative economics.
Q How did you gravitate into turnaround/restructuring work?
LUTTERBEIN Coming out of law
school, I started in the turnaround
industry. I went into law school
thinking I was going to be a litigator
or a district attorney or take some
other position in public service.