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 proceeding.
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 Capital Bank.
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.