Gerard DiConza is a partner at Archer. Gerry represents debtors, trustees, foreign liquidators, distressed asset buyers, chapter 11 plan fiduciaries and creditors, both in and out of court. Gerry has significant experience in chapter 11 restructurings and representing estate fiduciaries in complex bankruptcy litigation. Gerry frequently speaks on bankruptcy topics and is currently a lecturer on restructurings at the New York University School of Professional Studies.
Gerry received a B.B.A. in 1991 from Hofstra University and a J.D. with honors in 1994 from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. Gerry received an LL.M. in corporate law from New York University School of Law in 1998. After graduating from law school, Gerry served as law clerk to the Honorable Jeremiah E. Berk, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York.
- “Evading the Bankruptcy Code Safe Harbor Provisions – Are State Fraudulent Transfer Laws Preempted?,” 26 Norton Journal of Bankr. Law and Practice, No. 6 (Dec. 2017)
- “Make Wholes: Have Bankruptcy Courts Identified the Yellow Brick Road Language that Leads to Creditor Oz?,” 25 Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, No. 1, (Feb. 2016)