Joann Sternheimer

Joann Sternheimer: Attorney with Deily & Glastetter, LLP

Biography

Joann has been the firm’s Managing Partner since 2013. Joann regularly appears in State and Federal courts throughout New York and New Jersey, representing creditors, defendants and bankruptcy trustees in chapter 11 cases, cross-border proceedings and all types of bankruptcy litigation, including fraud-based actions, claim disputes and non-dischargeability actions and has acted as a discovery master in bankruptcy court. She represents lenders in the automotive, trucking and equipment industries in complex commercial litigation and counsels clients in commercial loan transactions and all phases of workout and debt restructuring matters.Joann is a member of the United States District Court NDNY and the United States Bankruptcy Court NDNY mediation panels and has served as a mediator for both courts.

Joann is President Elect of the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association and is a past president of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association. Joann is the current president (2016-2018) of The Legal Project's Board of Directors. She was nominated by the Board of Judges for the NDNY Bankruptcy Court and served on the Standing Local Rules Committee from 2012-2015. In December 2010 and again in 2014, she was appointed by the Chief Judge of the District Court for the Northern District of New York to serve four-year terms on the Panel of Attorneys Responsible for the Investigation and Prosecution of Attorney Disciplinary Complaints.

Joann received the Capital District Women's Bar Association's 2007 Pro Bono Award and the Legal Project's 2005 Kurt Clobridge Award for her service to low-income clients. She has been repeatedly recognized by Upstate New York Super Lawyers® (2009-2017), received an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell®, and was selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America™, a trial lawyer honorary society. She is a frequent lecturer on topics such as cybersecurity regulations, bankruptcy litigation and distressed assets.

Joann began her career as law clerk to the Hon. William F. Tuohey, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of New Jersey and as an associate in the bankruptcy department of a prominent New Jersey firm.

Joann was selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, Litigation Counsel of America™ (LCA™) list of fellows, and rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and Lawyers.com®. The SuperLawyers® list is issued by Thompson Reuters™. A description of the selection methodology for Super Lawyers® can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process_detail.html. A description of the selection methodology for LCA™ can be found at www.litcounsel.org/about/. A description of the selection methodology for Martindale-Hubbell® and Lawyers.com® can be found at http://www.martindale.com/Products_and_Services/Peer_Review_Ratings.aspx. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or any other court.



Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Business Counseling
  • Commercial Lending
  • Transactions and Workouts
  • Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
518-436-0344  Phone
518-436-8273  Fax
www.deilylawfirm.com
University Attended:
Union College, Schenectady, New York, B.S., 1987
Law School Attended:
Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey, J.D., 1993
Year of First admission:
1994
Admission:
1994, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1995, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1996, New York; 1997, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 2000, U.S. District Court, Northern and Western Districts of New York
Memberships:
New York State Bar Association; New Jersey Bar Association; Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association; Capital District Women's Bar Association; Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute; Albany County Bar Association; Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association; United States District Court for the Northern District of New York - Panel of Attorneys Responsible for the Investigation and Prosecution of Attorney Disciplinary Complaints; Northern District of New York, Local Bankruptcy Rules Standing Committee; Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
Special Agencies:
Turnaround Management Association; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
ISLN:
909675217
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 (18 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.9/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.9/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.9/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.9/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/30/13 in Bankruptcy

      I referred a long-standing firm client to Joann due to the commencement of litigation involving our client in New York. She did an outstanding job representing our client.

      I referred a long-standing firm client to Joann due to the commencement of litigation involving our client in New York. She did an outstanding job representing our client. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/29/13 in Creditors Rights

      Excellent attorney.

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