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Brendan Craig Recupero

Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney at Boston, MA

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 12 years
    Massachusetts - MA 24 years
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2011
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State MA
    Acquired 1999
    Active No misconduct found

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Mr. Recupero represents debtors, trustees, committees and financial institutions in connection with distressed businesses and problem business credits.  He has worked on restructurings, both inside and out of bankruptcy, in the retail, manufacturing, technology and bio-technology, and real estate sectors. Mr. Recupero has practiced in bankruptcy courts in Delaware, New York, Texas, Maine, and New Hampshire on wide range of issues.    Following graduation from law school, Mr. Recupero served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. William C. Hillman, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Massachusetts.  

Recent Matters


  • Represented liquidating trustee under confirmed plan recovering over $30 million for benefit of creditors resulting in a dividend of over 41% to general unsecured creditors.
  • Represented women’s clothing retailer with gross revenue of over $40 million and 70 locations in connection with successful post-BAPCPA leasehold sale.
  • Represented private equity portfolio companies with revenue of approximately $85 million in connection with chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Appeared in Canadian insolvency proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act involving a U.S. debtor’s wholly owned subsidiary.
  • Successfully recovered over $2 million on behalf of chapter 11 debtor’s estate.



Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.
255 State Street
Boston, MA, 02109

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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C
  • 2012 - Present
  • Associate
  • Jager Smith P.C.
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Associate
  • Craig and Macauley Professional Corporation
  • 2004 - 2009
  • Associate
  • Brown Rudnick Berlack Isreals LLP
  • 2000 - 2004
  • Judicial Clerk to the Hon. William C. Hillman
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • 1999 - 2000
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  • Suffolk University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • Saint Anselm College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996


  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Boston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Co-Chair Newsletter and Information Services Committee
  • 2008 - 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012


  • 2009 American Bankrupcty Institute Northeast Conference
  • Co-author of "Obtaining Confirmation of an Individual Chapter 11 Debtor's Plan of Reorganization"
  • 2009
  • MCLE Bankruptcy Law Conference 2008
  • Co-author of "Successor Liability Considerations in the Purchase of Assets from a Financially Distressed Company in Massachusetts"
  • 2008
  • Commercial Leasing Law & Strategy
  • Co-author of "Prepetition Lease Buyouts & Other Strategies for Dealing with Below Market Lease"
  • 2002
  • American Bankruptcy Institute 2001 Spring Conference
  • Co-author of "Third Party Releases in Plans of Reorganization: A Dubious Means to an End"
  • 2001
  • Suffolk University Law Review
  • Judicial Scrutiny of Reaffirmation Agreements
  • 1999
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Debt and lending agreements Attorney | Mar 22
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"Brendan is a great attorney. I would recommend him without hesitation."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I most enthusiastically endorse this lawyer's work."
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Boston Chapter 11 bankruptcy Lawyer Brendan Craig Recupero
Brendan Craig Recupero
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney
Boston, MA
Licensed for 24 years