Nicole Stefanelli Counsel

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Nicole Stefanelli is Counsel to Lowenstein Sandler's Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights Department. Prior to joining the firm, she served as Judicial Clerk to The Hon. Kevin Gross, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, Wilmington, DE (2007 to 2008). Her experience also includes positions as Teaching Associate to Professor Amy Soled in the Legal Research & Writing program of Rutgers School of Law - Newark, (2006 to 2007); Summer Associate, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (2006); and Judicial Intern to The Hon. Donald H. Steckroth, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ (2005 to 2006).

Other Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers (2013–2014) – Recognized as a "Rising Star."


Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses
Strategic Alternatives for Distressed Businesses, January 2014
Sharon Levine, S. Jason Teele, Nicole Stefanelli
Innovative Solutions Must Be Applied to Fronting Insurance and Collateral Problems in Bankruptcy
Insurance Law Client Alert, March 6, 2013
Nicole Stefanelli
Endowments, WARN Act Obligations and Confidentiality in Bankruptcy
Chapter of ABI Health Care Insolvency Manual (3d Ed.), August 2012
Sharon Levine, S. Jason Teele, Nicole Stefanelli
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Press Mentions

Nicole Stefanelli’s comments in court concerning New York City Opera’s Chapter 11 proceedings are quoted in Law360. , Law360 , July 16, 2014
Nicole Stefanelli is quoted in the Wall Street Journal and in Reuters regarding the potential revival of New York City Opera, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last fall. , Wall Street Journal; Reuters , July 2014
Nicole Stefanelli is mentioned in Daily Bankruptcy Review for her comments in court regarding ConnectEdu’s auction of its instructor-evaluation database in Chapter 11 proceedings. , Daily Bankruptcy Review , May 28, 2014
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Related Areas

Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights


Rutgers University School of Law - Newark ( J.D. , 2007 ) , Rutgers Law Review, Managing Editor; Conrad B. Duberstein National Memorial Moot Court Competition, Outstanding Brief Award (2007)
New York University, College of Arts and Science ( B.A. , 2002 ) , Journalism

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions

2008 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2009 , U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
2009 , U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York