Experienced Insolvency Lawyer Stephen B. Ravin Joins Saul Ewing’s Newark Office
(Newark, NJ, November 19, 2012) – Saul Ewing LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen B. Ravin has joined the firm as a partner in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice. Ravin, who has more than 30 years of experience as an insolvency and bankruptcy attorney, will be resident in Saul Ewing’s Newark, New Jersey office.
Ravin focuses his practice on numerous facets of insolvency and bankruptcy law. He has served as a trustee and has represented trustees, individual and corporate debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, assignees for the benefit of creditors and receivers.
Ravin has handled a range of insolvency issues, from single debt resolution to large-scale restructurings and liquidation proceedings in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases, in state courts and in out-of-court workouts. He also serves as a fiduciary as an assignee for the benefit of creditors, receiver and liquidating trustee.
“Steve is a nationally known and respected player in the restructuring world and a key restructuring practitioner in New Jersey,” said Jeffrey Hampton, co-chair of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice. “Adding Steve will enable Saul Ewing to reach more clients in New Jersey and New York with legal needs related to restructuring and bankruptcy. His wealth of experience is a valuable resource for the firm and his new partners in the practice.”
Ravin has worked on cases in numerous industries, including retail, health care, manufacturing, chemical and telecom. For him, Saul Ewing was a good fit not only for current clients but new ones he hopes to gain in areas beyond bankruptcy.
“Saul Ewing provides an excellent platform for me to grow my insolvency and bankruptcy practice as well as to provide clients with legal services related to general business and litigation,” Ravin said. “The firm has well-established and robust practices in all of these areas.”
Mark Minuti, co-chair of Saul Ewing’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice, said Steve is a true gentleman who has a natural rapport with people on both a professional and personal level. “Steve is a great person. His ability to connect with people is a natural fit for the collegial, team-driven culture here at Saul Ewing,” Mark said.
Ravin received his law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center.) He received his undergraduate degree from Boston University.