Attorney William Mackin Appointed as Chair of New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Advisory Committee 2015-2017.

Moorestown, New Jersey, November 13, 2015: The law firm of Sherman Silverstein is pleased to announce that William Mackin, Esq. was recently appointed as Chair of the New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Advisory Committee. Mr. Mackin was appointed as Chair of the New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Advisory Committee in September 2015 for a 2 year term, after having served as the Vice-Chair of the Committee for the previous 2 years. “The Lawyers Advisory Committee for the District of New Jersey is constituted for the purpose of providing the Board of Judges with counsel regarding the practice of law before the United States Bankruptcy Court. It is also charged with regularly soliciting the bar for commentary regarding bankruptcy practice and providing those comments to the Board of Judges for Consideration.”

Mr. Mackin represents clients in all aspects of Chapter 7, 13 and 11 bankruptcy cases, having represented debtors, trustees, and secured and unsecured creditors. He has achieved a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and effective consumer bankruptcy practitioners in Southern New Jersey, who also has substantial Chapter 11 and commercial bankruptcy knowledge and experience. As part of his representation of different constituencies in bankruptcy settings, Mr. Mackin has substantial transactional experience, having represented buyers and sellers in asset sales and sales completed pursuant to Chapter 11 plans. He has also been involved in numerous forms of litigation, including: prosecuting and defending preference actions, fraudulent conveyances, enforcement of parties’ rights under contracts and leases, state law causes of action, plan confirmation issues, requests for use of cash collateral, and requests to obtain post-petition financing. Mr. Mackin serves as the State Chair – Southern New Jersey for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He is a member of the Camden County and Gloucester County Bar Associations. A 1983 graduate of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Mr. Mackin received his law degree from Widener University School of Law in 1988.

For more than 40 years, Sherman Silverstein has provided businesses and individuals in Southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania with unparalleled legal representation in transactional and litigation matters. With offices in Moorestown, NJ, Woodbury, NJ, and Bala Cynwyd, PA, Sherman Silverstein has developed a reputation for its ability to deliver results and respond to clients with effective and efficient approaches to their legal needs. To learn more about the firm, please visit www.shermansilverstein.com.