Joshua A. Feltman


Joshua A. Feltman

Joshua A. Feltman joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as an associate in the Restructuring and Finance Department in 2002 and became partner in 2010. In his cross-disciplinary practice, Mr. Feltman focuses both on acquisitions of leveraged entities in connection with in-court and out-of-court workouts and on the financing aspects of leveraged acquisitions generally, including negotiation, implementation and issuance of credit facilities and debt securities.

In 2020, Mr. Feltman was recognized as a Law360 MVP in the bankruptcy area. 

His recent engagements include advising:

  • An ad hoc group of lenders in connection with the bankruptcy of Washington Prime Group
  • Travelport Ltd. in connection with various capital raise and financial restructuring transactions and related litigation
  • The largest lenders to Neiman Marcus in connection with their acquisition of a controlling interest of the company through chapter 11
  • Expedia Inc. in connection with various financing transactions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with their acquisition of a controlling interest in Pyxus International through bankruptcy
  • The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority in connection with its senior secured credit facility and second-lien notes

Mr. Feltman received a B.A. in Social Studies magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1995, and an M.Phil. in Development Economics from Cambridge University in 1996. He completed a J.D. in 2002 magna cum laude at Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a recipient of Harvard Law School’s Sears Prize. Mr. Feltman is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Prior to joining Wachtell Lipton, Mr. Feltman worked as a consultant and economist on regulatory and antitrust matters for Price Waterhouse and National Economic Research Associates.

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