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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - New Jersey
"He has an extremely strong knowledge of the law and the practical aspects of achieving excellent results." "Joseph is very helpful and responsive." "He is spectacular in court."
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Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring, Loan Workout, Litigation, Corporate Trust Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, with an emphasis in Bankruptcy Litigation and Corporate Restructuring.
Joseph L. Schwartz is Chair of the Firm’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Group. He has over 25 years of experience in commercial bankruptcy and state court insolvency matters, with a focus on corporate restructurings and reorganizations. Joe also has substantial experience in state and federal receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors, as well as out-of-court corporate restructurings, turnarounds, workouts and commercial litigation. He regularly represents a diverse array of clients, including debtors, banks, other secured lenders, indenture trustees, Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees, creditors’ committees, trade creditors, third party purchasers, insurance companies and landlords, in bankruptcy and insolvency-related cases. Joe also regularly both prosecutes and defends avoidance actions, including preference and fraudulent conveyance lawsuits.
Member, NJ Supreme Court District V-C Ethics Committee (western Essex County)
Member, Debtor/Creditor Section, New Jersey Bar Association
Board Member, New Jersey Turnaround Management Association
Corporate Advisory Council, Homeless Solutions
ABI Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Advisory Board