U.S. District Court (District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania)
Bruce J. Wisotsky, a member of the firm, practices in the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group.
Bruce has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, equity committees, trustees, landlords and other individual creditors in Chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcy proceedings in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Florida and other jurisdictions. He has also represented assignees for the benefit of creditors in state court insolvency proceedings. A significant portion of Bruce’s practice has involved out-of-court restructurings, either as counsel to companies and individuals experiencing financial difficulties or their creditors.
Bruce lectures on various bankruptcy issues before the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Turnaround Management Association and the Essex County Bar Association. He has addressed topics including prosecution and defense of preference actions, treatment of tax claims in bankruptcy proceedings, executory contract issues, and retention bonus issues. Bruce is a member of the New Jersey Regional Advisory Board of the Anti-Defamation League. He is also the Vice-President and a Director of Help Darfur Now, a non-profit corporation which raises funds to purchase food and medicine for refugees in the Darfur region of Sudan.
Bruce is included in the current edition of The Best Lawyers In America in the Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law section and New Jersey Super Lawyers in the Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights section.