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

October 14, 2020 Editorial Staff
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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.

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.

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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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