Stephen B. Ravin

Stephen B. Ravin

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (973) 286-6714
Fax: (973) 286-6814

Primary Office

Newark
One Riverfront Plaza
1037 Raymond Blvd., Suite 1520
Newark, NJ 07102-5426

Secondary Office

New York
1270 Avenue of the Americas
Suite 2005
New York, NY 10020

Stephen B. Ravin

Partner

Stephen B. Ravin is a highly seasoned insolvency and bankruptcy attorney, with more than 30 years experience. 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. 

Stephen 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 has worked on cases in numerous industries, including retail, health care, manufacturing, chemical and telecom. He also serves as a fiduciary as an assignee for the benefit of creditors, receiver and liquidating trustee. 

Stephen is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York as well as before the Supreme Court of the State of Florida. 

Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Stephen worked in two insolvency boutique law firms in New Jersey. He frequently writes and lectures and has appeared on television and radio about insolvency.

Experience

  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as counsel to creditors' committees include:
    • Channel Home Centers
    • NBO Menswear
    • Best Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as a state court fiduciary or counsel for fiduciary include:
    • Sixth Avenue Electronics
    • Jenkinson, Inc. (Fountains of Wayne)
    • Tile and Stone Sales, Inc.
  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as counsel to debtors include:
    • Jersey City Medical Center
    • GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as counsel to future claims representatives include:
    • Congoleum
    • Burns and Roe Enterprises, Inc.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named a Top Bankruptcy Attorney, New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2018

Mentor of the Year Award, New York Institute of Credit, 2012

Selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010 to present

Designated one of  "Bergen's Top Lawyers" by 201 Magazine, 2012

AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Memberships and Affiliations

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Debtor/Creditor Section

Former Board Member, Essex County Bar Association

Former National Board and Committee Chair; New Jersey Chapter, (Former President and Current Board Member) Turnaround Management Association 

Member, Garden State Credit Association

Vice Chairman and Incoming Chairman, New York Institute of Credit

Former President, Mountain Lakes, N.J. Volunteer Fire Department

Education

J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center), 1977

B.A., Boston University, 1973

Bar Admissions

Florida
New Jersey
New York

Stephen B. Ravin is a highly seasoned insolvency and bankruptcy attorney, with more than 30 years experience. 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. 

Stephen 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 has worked on cases in numerous industries, including retail, health care, manufacturing, chemical and telecom. He also serves as a fiduciary as an assignee for the benefit of creditors, receiver and liquidating trustee. 

Stephen is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York as well as before the Supreme Court of the State of Florida. 

Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, Stephen worked in two insolvency boutique law firms in New Jersey. He frequently writes and lectures and has appeared on television and radio about insolvency.

Experience

  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as counsel to creditors' committees include:
    • Channel Home Centers
    • NBO Menswear
    • Best Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as a state court fiduciary or counsel for fiduciary include:
    • Sixth Avenue Electronics
    • Jenkinson, Inc. (Fountains of Wayne)
    • Tile and Stone Sales, Inc.
  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as counsel to debtors include:
    • Jersey City Medical Center
    • GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
  • Selected representative matters where Stephen has served as counsel to future claims representatives include:
    • Congoleum
    • Burns and Roe Enterprises, Inc.