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Mazer-Marino to become new U.S. bankruptcy judge in Brooklyn

October 14, 2020 Editorial Staff

Chief Judge Debra A. Livingston of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit announced on Wednesday that the Court of Appeals will appoint Jil Mazer-Marino as a United States bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn.

Chief Judge Livingston stated, “We are very pleased that Jil Mazer-Marino is joining the Eastern District of New York bankruptcy bench. The Second Circuit takes great pride in the quality of its bankruptcy judges, and Mazer-Marino will be a wonderful addition to this excellent bench.”

Mazer-Marino is a partner at Cullen and Dykman LLP, where her practice is nearly entirely bankruptcy-focused. Mazer-Marino has extensive Chapter 11 experience, including representing debtors, creditors, and creditor committees in Chapter 11 business reorganizations.

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In addition, Mazer-Marino served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the Southern District of New York for more than twenty years, and has extensive experience in Chapter 7 cases.

Before joining Cullen and Dykman in 2019, Mazer-Marino practiced with Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., from 2008 to 2019, Rosen Slome Marder LLP from 2003 to 2008, and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP from 1991 to 1999.

Mazer-Marino was a law clerk to former EDNY Chief Bankruptcy Judge Conrad B. Duberstein and will serve in the courthouse named after him. She is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law and the State University of New York at Albany. Mazer-Marino will officially assume her duties on Oct. 23 in a private ceremony. She succeeds retired Chief Bankruptcy Judge Carla E. Craig.


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