Joseph H. Lemkin

Joseph H. Lemkin

Shareholder

Phone: 609.791.7022
Fax: 609.895.7395

jlemkin@stark-stark.com

Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629
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Joseph H. Lemkin is a Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group. Mr. Lemkin’s practice primarily focuses on the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, business reorganization, and related matters, with a particular emphasis on creditors’ rights. Mr. Lemkin has extensive experience representing mortgage lenders in both consumer and commercial bankruptcy proceedings, as well as secured creditors, creditors’ committees, debtors and trade creditors, and bankruptcy trustees. The scope of his representation has included litigation matters, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and chapters 7, 13, and 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

Mr. Lemkin has served as national litigation/bankruptcy counsel for a major financial lending institution regarding a portfolio of loans to healthcare providers, which included medical, dental, and veterinary practices. He has also defended and prosecuted numerous adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court, including preference, fraudulent transfer, and other avoidance actions. Additionally, Mr. Lemkin represents an international consumer products company as national bankruptcy counsel, with numerous high-profile cases pending in the Southern District of New York and Delaware.

Prior to joining Stark & Stark, Mr. Lemkin was the Chairman of the bankruptcy group at a New Jersey based business law firm, and was a former partner at the AmLaw 100 firm of Duane Morris.

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Rutgers University Alumni Association, Vice-Chair
  • Rutgers Touchdown Club, Board Member
  • Rutgers Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, Development Board Chair
  • Panelist, Plenary: Is Retail the New Energy? TMA Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium. June 7, 2017.
  • Speaker, Bankruptcy Litigation Procedure and Nuances, Bankruptcy Litigation 101. National Business Institute. November 2013.
  • Speaker, Ethics in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Litigation 101. National Business Institute. November 2013.
  • Speaker, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy: Line-by-Line Workshop, Means Testing. National Business Institute. December 2012.
  • Speaker, Bankruptcy: Key Considerations for Corporate Counsel. Duane Morris/Sobel & Co., LLC CLE Symposium. March 16, 2011.
  • Speaker, What to Do When Your Tenant or Landlord Files for Bankruptcy. Sax Macy Fromm & Co., PC. August 24, 2010.
  • Speaker, What to Do When Your Tenant of Landlord Files for Bankruptcy. Duane Morris CLE Symposium. June 2, 2010.
  • Speaker, Key Issues for Consideration When a Supplier Files for Bankruptcy. Unilever North America. March 13, 2009.
  • Sports Authority Suing Consignment Vendors Early And Often. Law 360. April 15, 2016.
  • Quoted, Ch. 11 Rules Stacked Against PacSun’s Reorg AttemptLaw 360. April 7, 2016.
  • The Perils of Lending to Your Own Company – How to Avoid Bankruptcy Recharacterization. NJ.com. December 22, 2015.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2010: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2010.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2009: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2009.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2008: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2008.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2007: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2007.
  • Co-Author, Selected Claims Issues and Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2006: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2006.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2005: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2005.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts and Third Party Releases. Risk and Recovery 2004: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2004.
  • Co-Author, Channeling Injunctions and Section 524(g) Trusts. Risk and Recovery 2003: Developments in Bankruptcy Reorganization and Finance Law. 2003.

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