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Focus Areas

  • Representing major creditor in Eastman Kodak Company (Bankr. S.D.N.Y).
  • Representing a Chapter 7 Trustee in the liquidation and sale of corporate assets that  belonged to the owners of several insolvent real estate and construction companies (Bankr. N.D. Ohio).
  • Representation of borrowers and lenders in various workouts, including negotiation and documentation of refinancing and intercreditor agreements, forbearance agreements, lien perfection and priority issues, and liquidation and sale of collateral.
  • The Impact of Stern v. Marshall
  • July 2013 Amendments To Article 9 Of The Uniform Commercial Code, What’s the Impact?

Professional Associations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio Bankruptcy Committee
  • Turnaround Management Association, Member

Community Activities

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3Rs program


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2008,
    cum laude

    Order of the Coif; Case Western Reserve Law Review, Executive Board, associate coordinator, 2007 to 2008; associate editor, 2006 to 2007

  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio