Kalyan Das, Head of Global Bank and Institutional Finance & Restructuring Practice Group, Seward & Kissel LLP

Kalyan Das, Head of Global Bank and Institutional Finance & Restructuring Practice Group, Seward & Kissel LLP

Head of Global Bank and Institutional Finance & Restructuring Practice Group, Seward & Kissel LLP

Kalyan (“Kal”) Das is the head of the Global Bank and Institutional Finance & Restructuring Practice Group at Seward & Kissel. He maintains offices in New York City and London, England, although he spends most of his time in the Firm’s New York office.

Kal is a member of the Firm’s Energy Finance Restructuring Team, a highly focused and specialized cross-disciplinary team dedicated to energy sector bankruptcies and restructurings. He and his team are currently involved in a number of high profile restructurings/bankruptcies in the energy sector.

Kal is a member of the Board of Directors and Vice President of the New York University Law School Alumni Association. Kal is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. In addition, Kal is the President of FISH (London) Inc., a not-for-profit organization that works with SOAS, London University and ISH (London) with respect to higher education for deserving students.

Kal is a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York Bar Association and The Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London, England. He has served as a co-chair of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Investment Counsel (“ACIC”), and as a panel member for The American Securitization Forum (ASF), and American Bankers Association (ABA) and Strategic Research Institute (SRI) conferences and the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) Seminar. He is a Fellow of the ACIC and was on the Board of Trustees of ACIC until 2007. He has also conducted numerous in-house training seminars for banks and financial institutions.

Kal is admitted to practice law in New York, the United Kingdom (England & Wales), Australia and India. He received a Barrister-at-Law degree from The Lincoln’s Inn in 1979 and an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1989.