Nina M. Varughese

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
    Contact InfoTelephone: 215.988.7841
    Fax: 215.717.5207
    University Barnard College, Columbia University in the City of New York, B.A., 1999
    Law SchoolRutgers School of Law - Camden, J.D., 2006
    Admitted2007, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
    •Member, American Bar Association
    •Member, New York State Bar Association
    •Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
    •Secretary, South Asian Bar Association of Philadelphia


    Nina M. Varughese concentrates her practice on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring. Nina is experienced in Chapter 11 reorganizations representing secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, trustees, creditors' committees in bankruptcy proceedings and represents parties in bankruptcy-related litigation. She also has experience in Chapter 7 liquidations and Chapter 9 municipal reorganizations.

    Nina represents clients in the energy industry, including those in the oil/gas and utility sectors, the steel industry, the automotive and aviation industry, the medical products and services industry, and the printing industry. She has presented to creditor groups on general bankruptcy issues, preference litigation, and executory and forward contract issues.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Bankruptcy law
    • Commercial litigation
    • Loan restructuring

    Awards & Recognition
    •Member, Winning Team, U.S. News - Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2013

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia

    11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms'

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures
    •Mentioned, Greenberg Among Firms on Consol Deal: Business of Law, Bloomberg, October 29, 2013
    •Contributing Author, Debt Adjustments For Municipalities Under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code, Collier Monograph, Alan N. Resnick & Henry J. Sommer eds., 2012
    •Co-Author, State Bankruptcy Filings - The Pros and Cons of Allowing States to File for Bankruptcy (Like Municipalities) or 'Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick,' Bloomberg Law Reports-Bankruptcy Law, Vol. 5, No. 12
    •Co-Author, Vendor Beware: Unauthorized, Post-Petition Payments from Cash Collateral May Be Avoidable, The Legal Intelligencer, June 4, 2010
    •Co-Author, Court: Independent Manager Provisions Ineffective to Preclude Bankruptcy Filing by Supposedly 'Bankruptcy-Remote' Entities, Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, Volume 64, Number 1, Spring 2010
    •Author, District Court Denies Secured Creditors' Right to Credit Bid, Newsletter of the ABA Business Law Section Business Bankruptcy Committee, March 2010
    •Co-Author, Double Duty: UCC Definition of Goods Same for 503(b)(9), The Legal Intelligencer, October 16, 2009
    •Lecturer, Bankruptcy 101, Preference Defense for Creditors, and Executory Contracts in the Energy Industry

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    Office Information

    Nina M. Varughese

    2001 Market Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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