Rachel A. Parisi

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Rachel Parisi is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Department. Her practice focuses on all areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, including the representation of commercial debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, commercial landlords, and other parties of interest in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. She is experienced in bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation, out-of-court workouts, assignments for the benefit of creditors and general commercial litigation matters.

Rachel is active in the community, volunteering as a Coordinator for the Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition in Morris County, as well as within the firm, sitting on the Steering Committee of Porzio's Women's Initiative Network.

While attending law school, Rachel was an Editor for the Journal of Conflict Resolution and Executive Editor of The Cardozo Jurist, an independent, student-run paper.

Honors and Awards


  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Barrister
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Member
  • Turnover Management Association, Member & NextGen Committee Co-Chair
Speaking Engagements
  • "Anatomy of a Celebrity Chef Restructure – Issues and Challenges," 21st Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, April 5, 2019.
  • "Structured Dismissals," Bankruptcy Inn of Court of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, May, 1, 2017.
  • "I Have A Judgment, Now What Do I Do?" CLE program, Morristown, NJ, November 18, 2015.
  • "Hot Topic Presentation: In re Ashley River Consulting, LLC, et al., 2015 Bankr. LEXIS 3819, No. 14-13406, 2015 WL 6848113 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Nov. 6, 2015)," Bankruptcy Inn of Court for New Jersey, East Brunswick, NJ, December 7, 2015.
  • "A Primer: Rule 2004 Examinations," Bankruptcy Inn of Court for New Jersey, Newark, NJ, December 3, 2012.



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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY, J.D., cum laude

  •  Articles Editor, Journal of Conflict Resolution
  •  Executive Editor, The Cardozo Jurist

Emory University, Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, GA, BBA with High Honors

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
  • BBA 2008 Organization and Management Faculty Award
  • Deans List 

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997

Phone: 973.538.4006

Fax: 973.538.5146