Mark S. Goldstein

Mark S. Goldstein: Attorney with Lowe, Stein, Hoffman, Allweiss & Hauver, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
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With a practice focusing on bankruptcy and commercial litigation, Mark S. Goldstein has represented hundreds of creditors, committees, trustees, and debtors, in cases under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. As Trustee’s counsel, Mr. Goldstein has represented estates in complex commercial fraud and directors and officers liability litigation, transfer avoidance actions, and claims allowance and subordination proceedings. As creditor’s counsel, he has protected and prosecuted his clients’ rights through the plan confirmation process, claims allowance process, and lift stay and lien ranking proceedings, and has defended them in transfer avoidance litigation. As debtor’s counsel, he has prepared and filed petitions under Chapters 7, 11, and 13, represented a wide range of debtors-in-possession, and has extensive experience representing both business and consumer Chapter 7 debtors in every phase of those proceedings.

Mark S. Goldstein is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (Class of ’79) and holds joint degrees in Law and Public Policy Studies. He enjoys Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating (AV), and has been practicing law in state and federal courts in Louisiana since 1981. From 1989 through 2003, he was the supervisor of Tulane Law School’s Consumer and Foreclosure Advice Clinic.

Mr. Goldstein has been invited to speak at numerous continuing legal education programs, and has presented materials on the treatment and dischargeability of income tax liability, tax attributes, the treatment of community property in bankruptcy, and individual Chapter 11 reorganizations under the 2005 amendments.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-581-2450  Phone
504-581-2461  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction, 1974; University of Michigan, M.A., Master of Public Policy, 1978
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1979, Indiana; 1981, Louisiana
Louisiana State Bar Association.

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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New Orleans, Louisiana

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