Warren J. Martin Jr.

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Overview

Warren J. Martin Jr. is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman and co-chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring department. He practices in the areas of bankruptcy, workouts, financial reorganizations and creditors’ rights. Known by clients and adversaries for his negotiating skills, Warren has a talent for bringing people together and leading them to recognize that they have a common goal.

Recognition

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  • Recognized in Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2009 - 2021.
    A description of the selection methodology can be found here.
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America as the Newark Area - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year, 2013; Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2012 - 2022.
    A description of the selection process can be found here
  • Recognized on the New Jersey Super Lawyers List, Bankruptcy - Business, 2008 - 2021.
    A description of the selection process can be found here.
  • Received Outstanding Contribution Award, Berkeley College Foundation, 2018.
    A description of the selection process can be found here

Memberships

  • Planning Committee for the ABI Healthcare Symposium, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, January 17, 2019.
  • Health Care Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Co-chair, 2014-2016; Education Director, 2012 - 2014, Newsletter Editor 2010-2012; Blog Editor, 2019 - Present
  • Board Member, both New Jersey Chapter and Regional Chapter Arthritis Foundation since 2015, (NJ Chapter since 2014); Chairman, 2018-2019 Vice Chairman, 2016-2017.
  • Community Blood Services Board of Trustees, Past Vice Chair.
  • Lawyers’ Advisory Committee ("LAC") to Bankruptcy Court, 2003-2013; Chairman, 2010-2012; Vice Chair, 2008-2010; Rules Committee Chairman, 2006-2008.
  • Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Character, since 2015.
  • Berkeley College Board of Trustees, 1999 to Present; Chair of Marketing and Community Affairs Committee, Chair of two successful Presidential Search Committees, 2008 and 2016.
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Creditor/Debtor Section.
  • Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law, Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, NJ, 1999–2001.

Speaking Engagements

  • "Asset Protection Strategies: Advantages and Pitfalls of Using Trusts, LLCs and Other Techniques," NJICLE, 12/13/2021
  • "Anatomy of the Infamous Caesar's Entertainment Chapter 11 Restructure," Porzio CLE Webinar, 9/29/2021
  • "Asset Protection Planning in 2020: An Essential Crash Course," NJICLE Webcast, December 2019
  • "The Role Of A Patient Care Ombudsman In A Business Bankruptcy," ABI 31st Winter Leadership Conference, December 2019
  • "Successfully Restructuring Atlantic City's Finances and Addressing the Legal and Practical Issues Involved," 21st Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, 4/05/2019
  • "Fallout of Health Care Consolidation: Who Will Be the Winners and Losers?" American Bankruptcy Institute, 14th Annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, 8/03/2018
  • "Navigating Healthcare Bankruptcies to Maximize Creditor Recoveries," American Bankruptcy Institute Webinar, 9/08/2017
  • "Structured Dismissals," Bankruptcy Inn of Court of New Jersey, 5/01/2017
  • "Structured Dismissals," 19th Annual Hon. William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, March 2017
  • "Casino Bankruptcies & Atlantic City: Past and Future," Co-sponsored by the Atlantic County Bar Association and Burlington County Bar Association, November 2016
  • ​​​​​​​"The Future of Atlantic City," Turnaround Management Association's Mid-Atlantic Regional Symposium, June 2016
  • "Distressed Non-Profits/Ethics of Board Management," 18th Annual Hon. William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, April 2016

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