Keara Waldron Associate

New York
T 973.597.6216 | F 973.597.6217



Keara’s practice is focused on representing debtors, creditors’ committees, and other parties in the context of complex Chapter 11 bankruptcies, as well as litigating adversary proceedings and other contested matters.

Committed to community service, Keara maintains a steady pro bono practice representing debtors in Chapter 7 bankruptcies, as well as unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings. She recently served as the Alan V. Lowenstein Fellow at Essex-Newark Legal Services, where she represented low-income individuals in landlord-tenant disputes both in court and in administrative proceedings.

A former summer associate with Lowenstein Sandler, Keara has prior experience that includes positions as law clerk to the Honorable Dennis Cavanaugh, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and legal intern at the Bishop Francis Center for Legal Immigration Services at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark.

Representative Engagements

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) – Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
Exide Technologies – District of Delaware, counsel to official committee of unsecured creditors.
Big M, Inc. – District of New Jersey, counsel to debtors.
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Publications

There Is Separation Between Church and Pension, and It May Impact Your Restructuring
ABI Labor and Employment Committee News, February 2016
Keara Waldron
Beware of Bankruptcy Clawback Suits
Credit Today, January 2014
Wojciech Jung, Keara Waldron

Press Mentions

Kenneth A. Rosen and Keara Waldron write in GlobeSt.com regarding the variety of options landlords have when a tenant files for bankruptcy under the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code. , GlobeSt.com , December 14, 2015

Related Areas

Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights

Education


Seton Hall University School of Law ( J.D. , 2011 ) , cum laude, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Social Justice Scholar
University of Notre Dame ( B.A. , 2007 ) , Political Science and American Studies

Bar Admissions


New York
New Jersey

Court Admissions


2012 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
2013 , U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Affiliations


  • New Jersey Turnaround Management Association (NJ-TMA)
    • Co-Chair, NextGen Committee