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Bruce Buechler

Attorney at Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Roseland, New Jersey
Bruce Buechler, Esq. is a partner at the law firm of Lowenstein Sandler LLP. Bruce focuses his practice on bankruptcy law, debtor-creditor law and commercial litigation. Bruce represents business entities such as debtors, creditors’ committees and other parties in Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court workouts and other financial reorganizations; lead attorney for the creditors’ committee in the Borders Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Bruce also served on the Lawyers Advisory Committee to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, was previously chair of the Essex County Bar Association’s Debtor - Creditor Committee and was former master and executive director of the New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court.

About Me

What honors or awards have you received?
I have been recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business from 2009–2016. I've also been recognized as the Best Lawyers in America from 2013-2016 and Super Lawyers from 2005-2016.
What notable cases have you worked on?
I served as lead counsel for the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Borders Group Chapter 11 bankruptcy case pending in New York. Borders, a national book retailer, went through one of the largest Chapter 11 cases filed in the United States in 2011. Once the plan of liquidation was confirmed, Bruce continued to act as lead counsel to the liquidating trust established to wind down Borders. Bruce successfully argued two appeals in the Borders case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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Associations

Association Position
American Bankruptcy Institute Member
New Jersey State Bar Association Member
American Bar Association Member
New York State Bar Association Member

Education

School Degree Graduation Year
Rutgers B.S. 1982
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University J.D. 1987

Contact Information

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

65 Livingston Ave
Roseland, NJ 07068