Rachel P. Stoian

Rachel P. Stoian

RACHEL P. STOIAN joined LH&M as an associate in 2010. Rachel received an LL.M. in Bankruptcy degree from St. John’s University School of Law where she was the recipient of the American Bankruptcy Institute Merit Scholarship and graduated at the top of her class. As part of her LL.M. coursework, Rachel wrote a thesis exploring whether successor liability claims constitute interests in property for purposes of being sold free and clear through Section 363(f). That thesis was selected for publication in the Winter 2010 edition of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. As a J.D. student at St. John’s, Rachel was a member and Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review where she established the Bankruptcy Case Blog (stjohns.abiworld.org). Rachel was also an active member of the Bankruptcy Law Society and served as Vice President from 2008-2009.

Education

  • LL.M. in Bankruptcy, St. John’s University School of Law, 2010
  • J.D., Dean’s List, St. John’s University School of Law, 2009
  • B.A., Honors Distinction, University of California, Berkeley, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Courts of the State of New York
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • Courts of the State of California

Publications

  • Why Successor Liability Claims Are Not “Interests in Property” Under Section 363(f), 18 AM. BANKR. INST. L. REV. 697 (2010)
  • Recent Amendments to New York’s Exemption Laws, co-authored with Joseph S. Maniscalco, Esq., THE NASSAU LAWYER (Apr. 2011)
  • Same Sex Couples May be able to File Joint Bankruptcy Petitions, co-authored with David A. Blansky, Esq., THE NASSAU LAWYER (Nov. 2011)

Professional Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Queens County Women’s Bar Association
 
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