JORDAN C. PILEVSKY is a partner at LH&M. Prior to joining LH&M, Jordan worked at a firm on Long Island specializing in general litigation and real estate transactions. Since joining the Firm in 2008, Jordan has focused his practice in the areas of bankruptcy law, foreclosure defense and business law. He has represented a diversity of interests in all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency related matters and litigation including corporate Chapter 11 debtors, Chapter 11 operating trustees, plan administrators, Chapter 7 panel trustees, consumer Chapter 7 debtors, equipment lessors, landlords and general unsecured creditors. Jordan also chairs a local community organization providing financial assistance and guidance for the unemployed. Notable experience includes the following:
- Counsel to a construction company in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization in the face of aggressive opposition by its largest secured creditor for the repossession of its collateral.
- Counsel to a ground lessee of real property in lower Manhattan in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization over the objections of the debtor’s landlord, which included an evidentiary hearing regarding the adequate assurance of future performance of the lease assignee.
- Counsel to a limited partnership and its interest in 47 buildings located in upper Manhattan in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization through a consensual plan of reorganization with the secured creditor after defeating the latter’s motion to vacate the automatic stay.
- Counsel to a religious not-for-profit corporation in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization after negotiating a significant discounted payoff to the secured creditor through a combination of obtaining certain exit financing and an assignment of the debtor’s roof-top antenna lease.
- Counsel to a secured creditor in a successful motion to dismiss a Chapter 11 debtor’s bankruptcy filing on the ground of bad faith.
- Counsel to a landlord concerning pre-bankruptcy strategy in anticipation of tenant’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing and post-bankruptcy filing negotiations regarding acceptable use and occupancy payments and obligations.
- Counsel to a Chapter 7 trustee in obtaining a post-trial judgment under Section 363(h) of the Bankruptcy Code authorizing the trustee to liquidate the debtor’s real property.
- J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo University School of Law, 2004
- B.A. in Economics, Yeshiva University, cum laude, 2000
- Courts of the State of New York
- Courts of the State of New Jersey
- United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- In re DeMartino, 448 B.R. 122 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2011)
- O’Connell v. Demartino (In re Demartino), 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53715 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 17, 2014)
- In re DeVanzo, 2010 WL 2853749 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. May 03, 2010)