• LaMonica v. Harrah's Atlantic City Operating Co. LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-07-30
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: David A. Blansky, Esq., of counsel, LaMonica Herbst & Maniscalco, LLP, Wantagh, New York.
    for defendant: Scott A. Griffin, Esq., Michael D. Hamersky, Esq., of counsel, Griffin Hamersky LLP, New York, New York. -and- Attorneys for Defendant: Frank M. Flansburg III, Esq., Maximilien D. Fetaz, Esq., of counsel, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Case Number: 18-01853

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  • U.S. v. Fusion Connect Inc.

    Publication Date: 2020-07-16
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy | White Collar Crime
    Industry: Federal Government | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: Talia Kraemer Assistant United States Attorney of Counsel, Audrey Strauss, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, New York, New York.
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendants: Gary T. Holtzer, Esq., Sunny Singh, Esq., Jared R. Friedmann, Esq., of Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, New York, New York.

    Case Number: 20-01009

    $2.1 Million FCC Penalty Debt Not Reached by Code §§523(a)(2)(A),1141(d)(6)(A)

  • Ien v. TransCare Corp.

    Publication Date: 2020-01-16
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy | Employment Compliance
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: Jack A. Raisner, Esq., René S. Roupinian, Esq., Robert N. Fisher, Esq., of counsel, Outten & Golden LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Attorneys for Non-Debtor Defendants: Nicole A. Eichberger, Esq., Gillian G. Egan, Esq., Kathleen M. McKenna, Esq., of counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY. Attorneys for Debtor-Defendants: Joseph S. Maniscalco, Esq., Holly R. Holecek, Esq., of counsel, Lamonica Herbst & Maniscalco, LLP, Wantagh, NY.

    Case Number: 16-01033

    Debtor Firms' Defenses Struck; Feb. 2016 Notices' Confusion, Ambiguity Violated WARN Acts

  • Matter of AAGS Holdings LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-11-18
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy | Contractual Disputes | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for QPS 23-10 Development LLC: Paul A. Rubin, Esq., Hanh V. Huynh, Esq., of Counsel, Rubin, LLP, New York, New York
    for defendant: Attorneys for Debtor and Debtor in Possession: A. Mitchell Greene, Esq., Fred B. Ringel, Esq., of Counsel, Robinson Brog Leinward and Greene Genovese & Gluck P.C., New York, New York.

    Case Number: 19-13029

    Failure to Close by Hour in TOE Did Not End PSA, Chapter 11 Filing Extended Closing Date

  • Matter of Gaulsh

    Publication Date: 2019-07-23
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for Debtor: Colin M. Linsenman, Esq., of Counsel, Law Office of Colin M. Linsenman, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Attorney for New York State Department of Taxation and Finance: Jeffrey K. Cymbler, Esq., District Tax Attorney, of Counsel, Amanda Hiller, Deputy Commissioner and Counsel, Brooklyn, NY.

    Case Number: 15-12496

    Code §§501, 502(b)(1) Noted in Rejection of Objection That Tax Body's Claim Was Too Low

  • Al-Hamdani v. Al-Akwaa

    Publication Date: 2018-06-05
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy | Contractual Disputes | Family Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Counsel for Plaintiff: Jordan Harap, Esq. of Counsel, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, New York, New York
    for defendant: Counsel for Defendant: Julio E. Portilla, Esq. of Counsel, Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C., New York, New York

    Case Number: 17-01092

    Dowry Debt Preexisting Divorce Is Not Declared Nondischargeable Under Code §523(a)(15).

  • In re SunEdison Inc.

    Publication Date: 2017-11-15
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for the Debtors: Anthony W. Clark, Esq., Jay M. Goffman, Esq., J. Eric Ivester, Esq., James J. Mazza, Jr., Esq., Louis S. Chiappetta, Esq., of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Four Times Square New York, NY.
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 16-10992

    Reorganization Plan's Release Denied Approval; Non-Voting Releasors' Consent Not Shown

  • SMP Ltd. v. SunEdison, Inc., 17-01057

    Publication Date: 2017-10-20
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Bankruptcy Court, Southern District
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for SMP Ltd.: Lisa M. Schweitzer, Esq., Jane VanLare, Esq., of Counsel, Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Attorneys for SunEdison, Inc.: Jay M. Goffman, Esq., J. Eric Ivester, Esq., James J. Mazza, Jr., Esq. (admitted pro hac vice), Louis S. Chiappetta, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice), Robert A. Weber, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice), of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, NY. Attorneys for GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited: Michael A. Rosenthal, Esq., Marshall R. King, Esq., Matthew G. Blouslog, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice), of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 17-01057

    Korean Insolvency Law Not Afforded Comity in Finding Agreement's Termination

  • Matter of Avaya Inc., 17-10089

    Publication Date: 2017-09-25
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Marlene Clark: Jeffrey Chubak, Esq. of Counsel, Storch Amini PC, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Counsel for the Debtors and Debtors-in-Possession: James H.M. Sprayregen, P.C., Esq., Jonathan S. Henes, P.C., Esq., Patrick J. Nash, Jr., P.C., Esq., Ryan Preston Dahl, Esq., Bradley Thomas Giordano, Esq., of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York, NY. Counsel to the Ad Hoc First Lien Group: Ira S. Dizengoff, Esq., Philip C. Dublin, Esq., Abid Qureshi, Esq., of Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, New York, NY. Counsel to the Ad Hoc Crossover Group: Kristopher M. Hansen, Esq., Sayan Bhattacharyya, Esq., Gabriel E. Sasson, Esq., of Counsel, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, NY. Counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors: Lorenzo Marinuzzi, Esq., Todd M. Goren, Esq., of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 17-10089

    Pension to Surviving Wife Is 'Survivor Benefit' Not 'Retiree Benefit' Under Code §1114(a)

  • In re: Gawker Media LLC, 16-11700

    Publication Date: 2017-09-01
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District
    Judge: Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Counsel for the Debtors and Reorganized Debtors: Gregg M. Galardi, Esq., D. Ross Martin, Esq., Peter Walkingshaw, Esq., of Counsel Ropes & Gray LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Counsel for Charles C. Johnson and Got News LLC: Jay M. Wolman, Esq. of Counsel, Randazza Legal Group, PLLC, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Case Number: 16-11700

    Defamation Was Not Personal Tort With No Physical or Psychic