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Yonkers Neurology Practice Emerges From Chapter 11

September 16, 2020

On August 27, 2020, Dawn Kirby confirmed a Plan of Reorganization for Westchester Neurological Consultant, PC. Operated by a Board Certified Neurologist, the company provides medical services including treatment of migraines, sleep disorders, and pain management in Westchester County, New York.

Dawn Kirby Speaks to Association of General Contractors

July 1, 2020

On June 30, 2020, Dawn Kirby spoke to the Association of General Contractors concerning Article 3A of New York’s Lien Law and treatment of Mechanic Liens in Bankruptcy.

Watch the recording of the webinar.

Dawn Kirby Serves as Panelist for Suffolk Academy of Law Annual Bankruptcy Update

June 23, 2020

On June 23, 2020, Dawn Kirby joins the esteemed faculty of the Suffolk Academy of Law on the Annual Bankruptcy Update. Faculty includes Hon. Alan S. Trust, Hon. Robert E. Grossman, Hon. Louis A. Scarcella, Asst. U.S. Trustee Christine Black, Esq., Shari Barak, Esq., Peter Corey, Esq., and Salvatore LaMonica, Esq.

The Program focuses on updates on the Small Business Reorganization Act, an extensive discussion of local and national cases of interest affecting everyday practice, and an update on how the pandemic has affected consumer bankruptcy cases and particularly chapter 13 practice from the lender and debtor perspectives. 

Kirby Aisner & Curley Advises Good Noodles Inc. (dba Sfoglini) in its Asset Sale

May 5, 2020

Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP represented Chapter 11 Good Noodles Inc. d/b/a Sgoglini, a manufacturer of high quality artisanal pasta based out of the Hudson Valley, New York. 

Prior to the Chapter 11 filing, notwithstanding steady growth, Good Noodles struggled with the debt it took on to grow the company. Good Noodles filed for Chapter 11 relief to undertake a strategic transaction through a Chapter 11 process where a sale of its assets could be accomplished free and clear of all liens, claims and encumbrances with protections for the buyer post-closing.

On November 18, 2019, Good Noodles closed on the sale of its Assets to De Angelis USA Corp. 

Following the sale, a Liquidating Chapter 11 Plan was filed and confirmed by Chief Judge Cecelia G. Morris on May 5, 2020.

The Firm’s team that advised Good Noodles Inc. was led by Erica Aisner.

Erica Aisner and Julie Cvek Curley Speak as Panelist on Webinar “Resolving Tax Debts: Offers-in-Compromise vs Bankruptcy”

May 1, 2020

On May 1, 2020, Erica Aisner and Julie Cvek Curley joined tax attorney Eric Green, Esq. of Green & Sklarz LLC on a webinar presentation of resolving tax debt consensually with the state and government through offers in compromise and installment agreements, as well as addressing tax debt in bankruptcy including discharge of taxes, the 5 year repayment plan, and voiding tax liens.

Kirby Aisner & Curley Successfully Confirms Individual Chapter 11 Plan

April 14, 2020

On April 13, 2020, the Southern District Bankruptcy Court entered an Order confirming the Chapter 11 Plan of individual debtor, Dimitrios G. Galanopoulos. The Debtor was the owner of NDG Coffee Shop, Inc. which operated a pizzeria in the Upper West Side of New York City. Following a series of attacks and accusations by former employees alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), the Pizzeria was forced to closed and the owner filed a personal bankruptcy .

The filing of the Chapter 11 enabled the debtor to settle the FLSA claims, with a payout over 6 years. 

The Firm’s team that represented the Debtor was led by Julie Cvek Curley.