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Andrew Vaughn Winchell

Andrew Vaughn Winchell

also known as Andy Winchell

Practice areas:

Foreclosure, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

About Me

Sole practitioner focusing on restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy practice since 1996.


Languages Spoken: French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Foreclosure: 40%
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 25%
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 15%
  4. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 10%
  5. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
    19 years

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christine Ann Kingston

    I endorse this lawyer. What I admire most about attorney Winchell is that he really listens for what is in his potential client's best interest. Putting the client's interests ahead of his own delivers results! He works with other colleagues all over the country, as needed to properly serve consumers in debt. Thank you for your good work on our community.


    Christine Kingston Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Andy Winchell

45 River Road
Suite 3
Summit, NJ, 07901



NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Andy Winchell2009 - Present
CounselLowenstein Sandler, PC2009 - 2009
Bankruptcy AttorneyTogut, Segal & Segal2006 - 2009
Bankruptcy AttorneySidley & Austin2002 - 2005
Bankruptcy AttorneyStutman Treister & Glatt1999 - 2002
Bankruptcy AttorneyBrobeck Phleger & Harrison1997 - 1999
Law Clerk to the Honorable Erithe A. SmithU.S. Bankruptcy Court1996 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2010 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2010 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Lear CorporationN/A
In re Delphi CorporationN/A
Simon v. FIA Card Services, N.A., No. 12-3293, 2013 WL 5508868 (3d Cir. Oct. 7, 2013)Successful Reversal on Appeal

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Publication NameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute - Bankruptcy Litigation Committee NewsletterHow Can We Sleep When Rule 2019 Is Burning?2010
American Bankrupcty InstituteExamining The Mortgage Documentation Mess2010
Norton Bankr. L. AdviserMissing the Forest for the Trees in § 363: How the Ninth Circuit's Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Neglected the Big Picture in the Clear Channel Decision2009
BlawgA Clean Slate -- The Bankruptcy Law Blog2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
USC Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Amherst CollegeFrenchBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Short SalesAlternatives to Short Sales2013
CLE WebcastUnderstanding Foreclosure Defense: Application of the Uniform Commercial Code as it relates to Mortgage Notes2012
PodcastExamining The Mortgage Documentation Mess2010
American Bankruptcy Institute 28th Annual Spring MeetingSocial Media and Bankruptcy Law2010