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.

Prior Relevant Experience
  • Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C., Morristown, NJ, Summer Associate, Summer 2010.
  • The Honorable Freda L. Wolfson, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Judicial Intern, Summer 2009.
  • Professor Dmitri Kapelianis, Emory University, Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, GA, Teaching Assistant - Sales and Business Development, Spring 2008.
  • Blank Rome LLP, New York, NY, Clerk/Library Intern, Summer 2007.
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, 2011
  • New York, 2012
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 2011
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2013
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2015


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY, J.D., cum laude, 2011

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

Emory University, GoizuetaBusiness School, Atlanta, GA, BBA with High Distinction, 2008

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society
  • BBA 2008 Organization and Management Faculty Award
  • Deans List - Spring 2007, Fall 2005

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997

Phone: 973.538.4006

Fax: 973.538.5146