Aaron S. Applebaum

Aaron S. Applebaum

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-8582
Fax: (215) 972-1817

Primary Office

Philadelphia
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186

Aaron S. Applebaum

Associate

Aaron Applebaum represents debtors, creditors, committees and trustees in complex bankruptcy cases.  He has experience managing Chapter 11 cases, including handling "first-day" hearings, Section 363 sales, cash collateral and debtor-in-possession financing, plan and disclosure statements, claim review and negotiations with creditors, committees and other constituents.

Aaron also has experience assisting clients in bankruptcy litigation, including preference and fraudulent conveyance adversary proceedings, declaratory judgment actions and other contested matters arising in the course of adversarial bankruptcy proceedings.  This experience allows Aaron to resolve, if possible, or litigate, if necessary, complex issues for his clients.  

Recent select representations include: 

  • Represented the debtors in Ezra Holdings Limited, an investment holding company for a group of companies providing integrated offsite solutions for the oil and gas industry.
  • Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., a members-only buying club operating in the United States and in Canada.
  • Represented the debtor in Modern Precast Concrete, Inc., a chapter 11 case of a leading manufacturer and distributor of precast concrete structures, pipes and related products
  • Represented the debtor in The Village at Penn State Retirement Community, a chapter 11 case of a non-profit   
  • Represented shopping center landlord interests in large retail bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented the purchaser of several hospitals in complicated Chapter 11 sale proceedings
  • Defended numerous vendors and suppliers in large preference adversary proceedings

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List for Bankruptcy, 2012, 2017 to present

Memberships and Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute

Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court

Delaware State Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association 

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2008

  • Chief Managing Editor, Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law
  • Order of the Coif
  • Herman Moot Court Competition
  • CALI Awards for Excellence of Employment Law and Securities Regulation

B.A., The College of Wooster, 2004

Bar Admissions

Delaware
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Clerkships

Judge  Bruce I. Fox, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania ...

Aaron Applebaum represents debtors, creditors, committees and trustees in complex bankruptcy cases.  He has experience managing Chapter 11 cases, including handling "first-day" hearings, Section 363 sales, cash collateral and debtor-in-possession financing, plan and disclosure statements, claim review and negotiations with creditors, committees and other constituents.

Aaron also has experience assisting clients in bankruptcy litigation, including preference and fraudulent conveyance adversary proceedings, declaratory judgment actions and other contested matters arising in the course of adversarial bankruptcy proceedings.  This experience allows Aaron to resolve, if possible, or litigate, if necessary, complex issues for his clients.  

Recent select representations include: 

  • Represented the debtors in Ezra Holdings Limited, an investment holding company for a group of companies providing integrated offsite solutions for the oil and gas industry.
  • Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in DirectBuy Holdings, Inc., a members-only buying club operating in the United States and in Canada.
  • Represented the debtor in Modern Precast Concrete, Inc., a chapter 11 case of a leading manufacturer and distributor of precast concrete structures, pipes and related products
  • Represented the debtor in The Village at Penn State Retirement Community, a chapter 11 case of a non-profit   
  • Represented shopping center landlord interests in large retail bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented the purchaser of several hospitals in complicated Chapter 11 sale proceedings
  • Defended numerous vendors and suppliers in large preference adversary proceedings

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