Lance A. Schildkraut

Lance A. Schildkraut is an associate at Archer and represents clients in bankruptcy and real estate matters.

Lance is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.

Lance graduated with a B.A. cum laude from Binghamton University in 1994 and received a J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1997. Lance was an intern to the Honorable Francis G. Conrad, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York. After graduating law school, Lance worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Jeremiah E. Berk, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Lance has successfully litigated actions in New York state and federal courts. Significant representations include:

  • Vacating default and granting of motion to dismiss second amended complaint for two defendants in copyright infringement action involving a defunct media enterprise in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
  • Settlement of commercial landlord-tenant action against distressed tenant and guarantor after filing answer and opposing landlord’s motion for summary judgment in New York County Supreme Court.
  • Favorable settlements of adversary proceedings to avoid and recover preferences, fraudulent transfers and accounts receivable against utility services provider and solar power company in mega case in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lance also has significant experience working on transactional matters including preparation and negotiation of real estate contracts and amendments, preparation of corporate resolutions, reviewing leases and subleases, due diligence and title review, transfers to trusts, and real estate closings and refinances in New York.


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