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Sari B. Placona

Education

Rutgers University, B.A.

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Honors

2019 New Jersey Rising Stars - The Super Lawyers

2020 New Jersey Rising Stars - The Super Lawyers

2021 New Jersey Rising Stars - The Super Lawyers

Speaking Engagements

Panelist; Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors Developments New Jersey State Bar Association’s 21st Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, April 2019

 

Moderator; Small Business and Individual Chapter 11 Cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, March 2019

 

Panelist; LLCs in Bankruptcy, New Jersey State Bar Association’s 20th Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, March 2018

Memberships

Pro Bono Attorney and a Junior Advisory Board member for Partners for Women and Justice, a non-profit organization that provides free legal help in New Jersey to low income, abused victims of domestic violence

 

Director of Communications for International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (New Jersey) from 2018 to 2019

 

Member of NextGen Committee for New Jersey’s Turn Around Management Association

Education

Rutgers University, B.A.

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Honors

2019 New Jersey Rising Stars - The Super Lawyers

2020 New Jersey Rising Stars - The Super Lawyers

2021 New Jersey Rising Stars - The Super Lawyers

Speaking Engagements

Panelist; Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors Developments New Jersey State Bar Association’s 21st Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, April 2019

 

Moderator; Small Business and Individual Chapter 11 Cases in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, March 2019

 

Panelist; LLCs in Bankruptcy, New Jersey State Bar Association’s 20th Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, March 2018

Memberships

Pro Bono Attorney and a Junior Advisory Board member for Partners for Women and Justice, a non-profit organization that provides free legal help in New Jersey to low income, abused victims of domestic violence

 

Director of Communications for International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (New Jersey) from 2018 to 2019

 

Member of NextGen Committee for New Jersey’s Turn Around Management Association

Biography

Sari B. Placona concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, debtor/creditor rights, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and commercial litigation. She represents Chapter 11 and 7 debtors, trustees, receivers, assignees, and creditors.  She prosecutes and defends preference and fraudulent conveyance complaints.

While earning her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 2014, Sari worked as a paralegal for over eight years at Walder Hayden, P.A.  As a law student, Sari served as a Member and Editor of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter.  She also received the Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Program Certificate for her completion of Pro Bono services.  Sari served as a court advocate for victims of domestic violence and the Newark Bankruptcy Pro Bono Project.

Sari served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ned M. Rosenberg, J.S.C., Retired, in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex Vicinage, Civil Division, during the 2014-2015 court term.

Sari lectured for the New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, New York Institute of Credit Virtual Credit Smorgasbord, Essex County Bar Association, Turnaround Management Association, and Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference.

She recently served as the Vice Chair Bench Bar Committee for the Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference sponsored by the Association of Federal Bar of New Jersey.

Sari continues to represent clients’ pro bono and serves as a junior advisory board member for Partners for Women and Justice, a non-profit organization that provides free legal assistance to low income, abused victims of domestic violence.

Sari has been a board member for New Jersey’s International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (“IWIRC-NJ”) – New Jersey since 2018.  She is currently Co-Chair of Membership and Sponsorship for IWIRC-NJ.

Sari is currently the Co-Chair for New Jersey’s Turn Around Management Association (“NJ TMA”) - Network of Women.  Shei is also on the NextGen Committee for NJ-TMA.  In 2021, Sari was elected to served as a Board Member of TMA-NJ.

In 2021, Sari was appointed by Chief Justice John Roberts to serve for the Supreme Court of New Jersey, District Ethics Committee, Essex County, District VA.

Sari is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the State of New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York.

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