Joseph J. DiPasquale concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy,
corporate restructuring, debtor/creditor rights, and commercial litigation. He
represents, in particular, debtors, Chapter 11 and 7 trustees, creditors'
committees, equity holders, secured creditors, and other stakeholders in
various insolvency proceedings. Mr. DiPasquale served as lead special bankruptcy
transactional counsel for Kara Homes, Inc. in its Chapter 11 reorganization
Mr. DiPasquale is a Contributing Author of the New Jersey Bankruptcy
Manual (2nd Edition, 2006, ICLE); he co-wrote the chapter entitled
“Retention and Compensation.” Also, he has served as Editor of the New
Jersey State Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section Newsletter, and has
lectured on bankruptcy and tax issues.
Mr. DiPasquale was awarded an AV rating, recognizing very high to preeminent
legal ability and professionalism, by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the
leading directory of legal professionals.
In 2008, 2009, and 2010, Joseph J. DiPasquale was named a
"New Jersey Super Lawyer" by New
Jersey Monthly Magazine.
In 2007, Mr. DiPasquale was named a “Top 40 Under 40” Attorney by The New Jersey Law Journal.
In addition, in 2006 and 2007, he was named a "New Jersey Rising
Star" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
In 1994-95, Mr. DiPasquale served as the law clerk for the Honorable William
F. Tuohey in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey.
Mr. DiPasquale currently serves as a member on the Managing Board of
Directors of Team
In 1994, Mr. DiPasquale was appointed to the New Jersey Criminal Disposition
Commission by Governor James Florio. From 1994 through 1997, he was a principal
of NJ Lenders Corp., one of the largest mortgage banking firms in New Jersey.
Mr. DiPasquale has served on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey
Friends of Roger Williams School of Law Foundation and Fundraising Committee of
Community Food Bank of New Jersey.
Mr. DiPasquale is a member of the National Association of Bankruptcy
Trustees; the American Bankruptcy Institute; the Turnaround Management
Association; the New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section; and the
Morris County Bar Association.
Licensed since 1994
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2011|
|Super Lawyer||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2010|
|Super Lawyer||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2009|
|Super Lawyer||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2008|
|Top 40 Under 40||New Jersey Law Journal||2007|
|Rising Star||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2007|
|Rising Star||New Jersey Monthly Magazine||2006|
|Member on the Managing Board of Directors||Team Capital Bank||2009 - Present|
|Law Clerk for the Honorable William F. Touhey||United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey||1994 - 1995|
|Principal||New Jersey Lenders Corp||1994 - 1997|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees||N/A||N/A|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||N/A||N/A|
|Turnaround Management Association||N/A||N/A|
|New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section||N/A||N/A|
|Morris County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Bloomberg Law Reports||Ninty Circuit's Marshall Decision Denies Anna Nicole Smith's Estate Millions by Placing Limits on Core Jurisdiction for Counterclaims||2010|
|Bloomberg Law Reports||Compensation and Employee Bonuses in Bankruptcy||2010|
|New Jersey Bankruptcy Manual (2nd Edition, 2006, ICLE)||Retention and Compensation||2006|
|NJSBA Bankruptcy Law Section Newsletter||MetLife Resolves the Battle Over Interest Rates, or Not||1999|
|Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg PA||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Universita di Padova Facolta di Giurisprudenz, Padua, Italy||European Economic Community Law||N/A||1992|
|Muhlenberg College, Allentown PA||Accounting||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|Fourth Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference||Issues of Multiple Debtors||2002|
|National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers' Conference||Bankruptcy and the Appraiser||2001|
|Northeast Regional Tax Collectors and Treasurers Conference||Bankruptcy Issues||2000|