Mr. Godbe is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Restructuring and Special Situations Groups.

Mr. Godbe joined Debevoise in 2021.  Mr. Godbe received a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent scholar, a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar, and a Hamilton Fellow.  He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California, where he was a Presidential Scholar, Varsity Student Athlete, and elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Mr. Godbe is co-author of “When Post-Bar Date Amendment of a Proof of Claim Is Permissible,” ABI Journal (January, 2024); “Debevoise & Plimpton Discusses How Bankruptcy Courts Will Measure Customer Crypto Claims,” CLS Blue Sky Blog (October, 2022); “Ultra III: Make Whole Never Dies” (Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law, April/May 2020) and “Safe Harbor Re-Opened? SDNY Revisits Merit Management” (Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law, July/August 2018).

Mr. Godbe is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Columbia Law School, 2017, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, 2014, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York