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  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1994
  • B.A., Bucknell University, 1991, cum laude

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Other Professional Affiliations

Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Master of the Bench, Walter Chandler American Inn of Court

Kevin C. Maclay

Member, Washington, D.C.
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Kevin C. Maclay is a Member of Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C., office. His practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation, and on bankruptcy and restructuring issues. He has represented numerous creditors' committees or secured creditors in major Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings across the country, including in the bankruptcies of Federal-Mogul Global, W.R. Grace & Co., G-I Holdings (formerly GAF Corporation), Flintkote and Flintkote Mines, Ltd., First Magnus Financial, Global Industrial Technologies, Congoleum, Quigley, Cone Mills, PhyAmerica, and Greater Southeast Community Hospital. 

Mr. Maclay also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, including litigation involving nonprofit organizations, securities and consumer class actions, tax litigation, commercial contract actions, and antitrust cases. He has represented clients at the trial and appellate levels of state and federal courts across the country, as well as in commercial arbitrations.

Mr. Maclay graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 1994), where he was a member of the Law Review.

Awards & Rankings

  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star, 2014-Present; Recommended, Washington, D.C., 2010-Present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016-Present
  • The Washington Post, Top Attorneys, Washington, D.C., 2014-Present
  • Super Lawyers, Washington, D.C., 2014-Present

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, Litigating on the Edge - Handling Disputes with Distressed Companies, Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association's Litigation Forum, July 26, 2011

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Recent Publications

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