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Scott T. Dillon

Scott T. Dillon

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Litigation

About Me

Scott focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation, including Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 filings. He previously was an Associate of another Capital Region firm and a New York City International AMLAW 100 Firm. He has represented secured lenders, debtors, trustees, and creditor committees in consumer and commercial bankruptcies throughout the northeast corridor and has represented national lender institutions.


 


Scott has extensive client representation court experience in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, U.S. District Courts and New York State Supreme Courts. Scott has represented individuals and companies in all aspects of bankruptcy disputes. He has litigated all manner of bankruptcy disputes including fraud-based / preference actions, claim disputes, non-dischargeability actions, mortgage and lien stripping on residential homes, rejection of executory contracts and leases, relief from automatic stay, objections to confirmation and plan modification, and negotiating and drafting forbearance and recapitalization agreements.


 


Locally, Scott, through Chapter 11, has reorganized a national service provider and liquidated an international company’s car dealership franchise. Scott has international experience representing a creditors’ committee (with over 60,000 creditors) in an international bankruptcy case involving U.K. businesses, and representation of numerous financial services providers and manufacturers in the airline and automotive industries’ Chapter 11 filings.


 


Scott was awarded Academic Achievement Scholarships and Academic Merit Scholarships and earned C.A.L.I. Awards for Academic Excellence in Legal Methods I, Legal Methods II and Federal Income Tax.  He has also contributed to the publication, “Restructuring Sovereign Debt,” in The Law of International Insolvencies and Debt Restructurings, Oxford University, 2006.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 90%
    10 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    10 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Graig Frank Zappia

    Bankruptcy and debt relief are difficult situations for many clients, but Scott makes the situation more bearable for his clients with his reassuring knowledge, compassion and personality. I recommend the legal services of Scott Dillon for all those who are in need of financial assistance.

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    Graig Zappia Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Barbara J. King

    Scott possesses a detailed and thorough grasp of bankruptcy law, combined with the experience and compassion necessary to put his clients at ease. Depsite the stigma that often accompanies a bankruptcy, Scott is able to help his clients see their through an overwhelming and complex process. He does more than just work through the Bankruptcy system; he helps client mark a path toward a more promising financial future.

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    Barbara King Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Avrum J. Rosen, PLLC

38 New Street
Huntington, NY, 11743

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono RecognitionUS Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York2011
Honor RollU.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York2011
Academic Excellence in Legal Methods IC.A.L.I.2004
Academic Excellence in Legal Methods IIC.A.L.I.2004
Academic Excellence in Federal Income TaxC.A.L.I.2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Offices of Avrum J. Rosen2013 - Present
AttorneyDanzig Fishman & Decea2012 - 2013
Senior AssociateTully Rinckey, PLLC2010 - 2012
AsssociateDeily, Mooney & Glastetter, L.L.P2008 - 2010
AssociateFulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Attorneys at Law2005 - 2008
Legal AssistantHal M. Hirsch, Chapter 7 Trustee1999 - 2005
ParalegalLester & Fonanetta, PC1991 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar AssociationN/A2011 - 2012
Albany County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - 2012
Schenectady County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - 2012
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Dissmissed with PrejudiceDismissed with Prejudice
LLC Vs. CreditorDebt Restructure. Stayed in business.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogBankruptcy Filings Are on the Rise for the Elderly2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogHouse Subcommittee Acts to Fortify Foreclosure Protections for Service Members2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogJudge Calls HSBC Foreclosure "Frivolous"2011
Albany Times UnionNew Yorkers in Debt Get a Fresh Start2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogStudy: Higher Educated at Higher Risk of Bankruptcy2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogThe Federal Mortgage Modification Program is Under Seige2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogSbarro Bankruptcy Shows Chapter 11 is for Strong and Weak Businesses Alike2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogGym Refuses to Waive Cancellation Fee for Military Family with Transfer Orders2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogGovernor Vetoes Critical Funding for Homeowners in Foreclosure2011
CBS 6 Albany Ask the Attorney BlogSBA Study Shows There is Life After Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners2011
Daily FinanceHow to Avoid Foreclosure-Rescue Scams2010
Albany County Bar Association newsletterForeclosure Crisis2010
The Law of International Insolvencies and Debt RestructuringsRestructuring Sovereign Debt2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Wagner CollegeFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SEFCU Educational SeriesManaging Finances After Retirement2012
CLEFraudulent Transfers and Obligations Under the Bankruptcy Code2012
Restoring Your CreditPlastic Surgery: Getting Out of Debt2011
CLEMatrimonial Dispute & Bankruptcy2011
CLENuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy2011
Ask the LawyerBankruptcy and Debt2011
Til Debt Do Us PartDivorce and Bankruptcy Seminar2010
Plastic Surgery - Getting Out of DebtDebt Relief2010
CLEMatrimonial Dispute and Bankruptcy2010
CLEPractical Skills - Basics of Bankruptcy Practice2008