Brett is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Department. He serves as Managing Principal of the firm's New York office and a member of the firm's Management Committee.
His practice primarily involves the representation of creditors and commercial debtors in insolvency/restructuring matters. Most recently, Brett has served as counsel to creditor committees in several New Jersey based hospital bankruptcy proceedings, and has focused in recent years in assisting foreign liquidators pursue claims in U.S. based insolvency proceedings. Brett has substantial experience in bankruptcy related litigation matters, both defending parties who are sued for clawback/avoidance actions, as well as pursuing such actions on behalf of an estate.
Prior Relevant Experience
Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti, LLP, Morristown, New Jersey, Associate in Bankruptcy & Reorganization Department, 2001–2003
Honorable Thomas H. Dilts, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Law Clerk, 2000–2001
Montgomery, Rennie & Jonson, Cincinnati, Ohio, Law Clerk, 1999–2000 City of Cincinnati Solicitor’s O?ce, Cincinnati, Ohio, Law Clerk, 1998
O?ce of the New York State Attorney General, Buffalo, New York, Legal Intern, 1996
Honors and Awards
Recognized in Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2017.
Recognized in Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2016.
Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2015 - 2018
Recognized on the New Jersey Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List, 2008 – 2015 Honors and Awards
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York Turnaround Management Association American Bankruptcy Institute
University of Cincinnati Alumni Association Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Barrister Chair International Council of Shopping Centers
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