Jeffrey Chubak is an associate of Storch Amini whose practice focuses on bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He has significant experience representing debtors, committees, trustees, and creditors in chapter 11 cases, out of court restructurings, and related litigation.
Jeff has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in business bankruptcy since 2015, and is a regular contributor to the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. Prior to joining Storch Amini, Jeff was a bankruptcy associate at Proskauer Rose and Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Jeff received his J.D. from New York University, and is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
Jeff’s experience includes:
- Representing the official committee of unsecured creditors of a publicly traded exhibition company.
- Representing a liquidating trustee for estate of chain of for-profit schools in breach of fiduciary duty litigation against former officers.
- Representing an investment fund in contested plan confirmation proceeding in biotech company chapter 11 case.
- Representing a telecom company CEO in confirmation appeal, and obtained stay pending appeal and favorable equitable mootness ruling from the Second Circuit.
- Representing an insurance holding company chapter 11 debtor, and obtained extension of automatic stay to debtor’s directors and officers.
- Representing a department store chapter 11 debtor, and prevailed in contested plan confirmation proceeding.
- Representing financial institutions in contested matters which tested the outer limits of the Bankruptcy Code’s safe harbor provisions.
- Liquidating Trustee’s breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims Excluded from D&O Coverage, ABI Journal (July 2016)
- Discharge of Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy, CLE Sponsored by the City Bar Justice Center (June 2016)
- Nixing Permissive Plan Payments Effectively Repeals 1129(a)(4), ABI Journal (July 2014)
- Orchestrated Involuntary Case Not Dismissed on Bad Faith Grounds, ABI Journal (May 2014)
- CFPA’s Anti-Injunction Provision a Potential Limit on Courts’ Subject-Matter Jurisdiction, ABI Journal (February 2014)
- Bankruptcy Rule 7004 May Apply to Claim Objections, ABI Journal (August 2013)
- Response to “Routine Illegality in Bankruptcy Court, Big Case Fee Practices,” 83 Am. Bankr. L. J. 549 (2009)