Morris S. Bauer has represented debtors, creditor committees, banks and other secured creditors, trade creditors, and landlords in Chapter 11 proceedings, and is a New Jersey bankruptcy mediator.
Businesses represented in Chapter 11 proceedings include a multi-state non-profit behavioral and mental health care facility, a regional supermarket chain, a national distributor of electronics, residential developers and income producing property owners, construction contractors, small businesses, and restaurants.
Mo has also been appointed by the Court as a Chapter 11 trustee, a liquidating trustee, an assignee for the benefit of creditors, and a bankruptcy mediator.
In addition to his bankruptcy practice, Mo has represented banks, equipment lessors, and one of the largest utility providers in commercial foreclosure and commercial collection matters.
Mo has been an instructor for the New Jersey Skills and Methods Course and the New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court, and a panelist for the annual New Jersey Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and local bar associations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
He has been involved in civic activities as a corporate advisory board member of Homeless Solutions, Inc.; and a board member of Team for Kids Foundation, Inc., a non-profit that provides funding for children of low-income families to play team sports. He is Vice-Chairman of the Washington Township, Morris County Zoning Board of Adjustment. He served as a member of the Washington Township Economic Development Committee from 1996 to 2003 and was President of the Jewish Center of Northwest Jersey.
Mo is included in the Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law section of the current edition of The Best Lawyers In America and the Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights section of New Jersey Super Lawyers.
Mo’s client representations include the following:
Morris S. Bauer has earned the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® status. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Morris S. Bauer was selected to the 2018 Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers List is issued by Thompson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Morris S. Bauer was selected to the 2019 Best Lawyers® list. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.