Erica R. Feynman
Erica R. Feynman’s practice includes representation of both corporations and individuals in all types of bankruptcy proceedings as well as out of court workouts. Her commercial clients have included public companies as well as privately held business in industries such as construction, technology, retail, fashion, real estate, restaurant, printing and marketing. Ms. Feynman also has experience in the areas of commercial litigation and real estate transactions.
Prior to joining the firm Ms. Feynman was an associate at a prominent Long Island law firm representing the rights of institutional creditors including banks, equipment and vehicle leasing companies in state court, federal district court and bankruptcy court.
Ms. Feynman is also a Special Professor of Law at Hofstra University and since 2003 has mentored and coached Hofstra’s Moot Court teams at competitions throughout the New York metro area.
- Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 2002
- State University of New York at Albany, B.A. 1999
- Ms. Feynman is admitted to practice in New York State as well as the United States Federal District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York.
- Credit Abuse Resistance Education (Care), Chair for Westchester/ Rockland Chapter, which educates local high school students about financial responsibility and credit.
- Hudson Valley Legal Services Pro Se Chapter 7 Clinic, volunteer to help pro se litigants prepare chapter 7 bankruptcy petitions.
- Pace New Directions, Guest Lecturer at certification program educating attorneys reentering the workforce about Bankruptcy law.
- American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
- International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Member
- New York Institute of Credit, Member
- Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Member
- Westchester County Association¸ Member
- Westchester County Bar Association, Member
- Grow Up Japan, Inc. v. Ko Yoshida, (In re Ko Yoshida), 453 B.R. 102 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2010); granting motion to dismiss non-dischargability proceeding commenced against debtor and holding that employer-employee/store manager relationship between judgment creditor and debtor did not give rise to express, technical, or statutory trust or other cognizable fiduciary connection required by discharge exception for defalcation while acting in fiduciary capacity.