Jonathan S. Pasternak

Jonathan S. Pasternak: Attorney with DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP AV stamp icon
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Jonathan S. Pasternak's bankruptcy practice concentrates on business and real estate law matters throughout the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Pasternak routinely represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with a focus primarily on debtors and their management. Mr. Pasternak has represented such noteworthy clients such as Pudgie's Famous Chicken, Gaseteria Oil Corp., Nationwide Electronics, Circle In the Square, International Wholesale Tile, Dicanio Organization and Byram Concrete Corp. in their respective Chapter 11 proceedings. Mr. Pasternak is a member of numerous national and regional bankruptcy and commercial law associations and has lectured on bankruptcy before various professional associations throughout New York and Westchester County. He has also been frequently quoted in Crain's, The Dealand other industry publications and newspapers on various bankruptcy and related issues. Mr. Pasternak resides in Tenafly, New Jersey with his wife and three children. He is also an avid runner, singer, guitarist and performer.

Speaking Engagements

- Frequently lectures and appears in a variety of media outlets on bankruptcy related matters

- Appeared on CNN's Lou Dobbs Money Linein the fall of 2005 on the issue of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

- Was interviewed by June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio in June 2008 on the recent increase in business bankruptcies and again in November 2008 and December 2008 on the current retail bankruptcy crisis

- Appeared in September 2011 alongside several distinguished scholars and jurists on a panel hosted by the New York Institute of Credit on current developments in bankruptcy case law

Recognitions and Awards

- Named in the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 New York Super Lawyers, handed out to the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the State of New York

- Is an AV Peer rated by Martindale-Hubbell

- Has been routinely named a Top 20 Leading Bankruptcy Attorney and one of the Top 3 Leading Debtor Bankruptcy Attorneys in the United States (in terms of case assignments) by The Deal

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Bankruptcy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
914-468-4657  Phone
914.681.0200  Phone
914.684.0288  Fax
University Attended:
Brown University, A.B., 1985
Law School Attended:
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
New York
American Bankruptcy Institute
New York Institute of Credit

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • 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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White Plains, New York

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