On August 2, 2021, D. Conn. Bankr. L. Civ. P. 9083-6 became effective. Local Rule 9083-6 creates a volunteer lawyer pro bono program for consumer Chapter 7 cases. It is the product of a lengthy collaboration involving Chief Judge Julie A. Manning and Judges Ann M. Nevins and James J. Tancredi of the United States Bankruptcy Court in Connecticut; the. . .
BRIDGEPORT, CT, Nov. 4, 2021 – Seven attorneys with Zeisler & Zeisler, P.C. have been recognized by Super Lawyers®. Five partners in the firm were selected to the 2021 Connecticut Super Lawyers list and two attorneys were selected to the 2021 Connecticut Rising Stars list. The five Zeisler & Zeisler attorneys on the 2021 Connecticut Super Lawyers list are:
BRIDGEPORT, CT, Aug. 19, 2021 – Five attorneys at Zeisler & Zeisler have been selected by their peers for recognition by Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession.
Partner Eric Henzy received the honor of 2022’s “Lawyer of the Year” in the Stamford Metro Area from Best Lawyers for the practice area of. . .
On May 24, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit agreed with the arguments presented by Z&Z Attorneys Eric A. Henzy and Christopher H. Blau, and held that a 2017 law, which imposed dramatically higher fees on Chapter 11 debtors in every state except North Carolina and Alabama, violated the uniformity requirement of the Constitution’s Bankruptcy. . .
BRIDGEPORT, CT, Dec. 9, 2020 – A unique legal defense centered around the impact of COVID-19 will allow a Southport, CT restaurant to remain in business. This is the first successful use of the impact of COVID-19 as part of an equitable nonforfeiture defense in a case involving a commercial lease and centers around the Court’s acknowledgment of the impact. . .
A Borrower has defaulted on its obligations with its Lender. The Borrower’s vulnerability is compounded by its dependence upon its credit facility with its Lender to meet its working capital needs. The Borrower’s principals (who guaranteed the indebtedness) recognize that the Lender may at any moment enforce its remedies and so they live in fear. . .