Appointment to Chapter 11 Lawyers’ Advisory Committee

March 4, 2014

Otterbourg partner, Melanie L. Cyganowski has been appointed by Chief Judge Carla E. Craig to serve on the Chapter 11 Lawyers’ Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.  


The purpose of the Lawyers’ Advisory Committee is to provide a forum for communication and feedback between the Board of Judges and the bar regarding Chapter 11 practice and procedure with the goal of better serving the needs of individuals and business entities seeking reorganization and of other parties in interest in Chapter 11 cases in the District. 


There are 15 members on the Advisory Committee, not including the governmental liaison members.