Jeffrey Traurig focuses his practice on corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law matters. Jeff advises corporate debtors in financial distress and helps creditors seeking to protect their rights in transactions with companies at risk. For more than 17 years, Jeff has represented clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 cases in New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Jeff’s experience includes representing corporate debtors, section 363 asset sales and purchases, defending clients in avoidance actions and protecting secured creditors and the rights of vendors. He has represented clients in cases such as Eastman Kodak, Borders Group, Interfaith Medical Center, Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Centers of New York, Chrysler, Collins & Aikman Corporation, Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Cabrini Medical Center, Fortunoff Fine Jewelry and Silverware, Refco, Parmalat USA, Jazz, Inc., Safety-Kleen Corporation, Levitz Furniture Incorporated and Marvel Entertainment Group.
Jeff is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Michigan and in the District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. Jeff received his B.A. in Economics in 1993 from the University of Michigan and his J.D. in 1996 from Columbia University School of Law. He began his career as a law clerk for the Honorable Stan Bernstein in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
- “Defendant in Personal Injury Action Files for Bankruptcy – Now What?“, New York State Trial Lawyers Institute – Bill of Particulars (Vol I., 2012)