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Jil Mazer-Marino is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Business Reorganization and Corporate Finance law practice. In addition to serving as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the Southern District of New York, Jil practices in the area of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and has extensive experience representing debtors, creditors’ committees, and secured and unsecured creditors in large and complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. She has represented Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees, Chapter 11 debtors in possession, and plan administrators in all aspects of bankruptcy case administration. Also, Jil represents banks, indenture trustees, factors, and other lenders in connection with the debtor in possession financing, out of court debt restructuring, and debt collection.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Bankruptcy and Business Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Practice Areas

Industries

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Education

  • J.D., St. John’s University, 1990
  • B.A., University at Albany, magna cum laude, 1986

Representative Experience

  • Chapter 7 trustee for Tavern on the Green.
  • Chapter 7 trustee for National Sports Museum.
  • Represented a 60 store chain of retail craft stores and an 80 store chain of off-price retail stores as Chapter 11 debtors in possession.
  • As special counsel for the Chapter 7 trustee of a national cable installation company, prosecuted, litigated, and settled over 100 actions commenced to recover preferential transfers in excess of $6 million.
  • As counsel to the plan administrator for an international audio equipment manufacturer, prosecuted over 80 actions to recover preferential and fraudulent transfers.
  • Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors of biodiesel fuel manufacturer.
  • Represented a wide variety of creditors including manufacturers, utilities, importers, labor unions and landlords, in some of today’s largest Chapter 11 cases, including General Motors, Chrysler, Blockbuster, and Delphi.

Professional and Community Activities

  • New York Institute of Credit, Board Member Women’s Division, Former President
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • New York City Bar Association, Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization, Cannabis Subcommittee, Co-Chair

Honors and Awards

  • Executive of the Year Award for the New York Institute of Credit, Women’s Division, 2019
  • Recognized as a New York Super Lawyer, 2013—2018