Eloy A. Peral

Special Counsel

New York, NY
156 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
P 212.237.1071 F 212.262.1215
P 212.237.1071 F 212.262.1215


Eloy Peral represents secured lenders, debtors, liquidating trustees, landlords, purchasers of distressed assets, and other interested parties in a wide range of complex bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings throughout the United States. He also has significant experience representing creditors and litigants in cross-border restructurings, including in Chapter 15 cases. 

Prior to Windels Marx, Mr. Peral practiced at a boutique firm and an AmLaw 200 firm in New York. Prior to law school, he worked as an aide to former U.S. Senator Mel R. Martinez (Florida) and as an intern for a lobbying and public relations firm.

Selected Publications

  • Landlords Without Borders: Challenges in Canadian/U.S. Cross-Border Retail Restructurings, AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE JOURNAL, Vol. XLI, No.2, February 2022 (co-author). Article was also selected for inclusion in Best of ABI 2022: The Year in Business Bankruptcy.
  • Is Time Really of the Essence? Not in Bankruptcy, NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, September 25, 2017.
  • In Bankruptcy, Attorney-Client Privilege is Not Absolute, NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, November 14, 2016 (co-author).
  • Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition: A Powerful Tool for Creditors, NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, June 13, 2016 (co-author).
  • Federal Act Gives Rights Against Owners, REAL ESTATE WEEKLY, January 7, 2016 (co-author).
  • Curtailing Vulture Funds in Low-Income Sovereign Debt Litigation: American and British Legislative Responses, BUSINESS LAW BRIEF, Spring 2011, at 17-25.


  • Super Lawyers - New York Metro "Rising Stars" (2019-2021)


  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute 
  • New York City Bar Association


  • American University Washington College of Law - Business Law Review (Founding Member), Business Law Brief (Articles Editor)



  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2010
  • Economics and International Politics, New York University, 2005


  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit