Stephen V. Falanga has over 18 years experience practicing in the commercial law area and has developed significant expertise in all aspects of insolvency law. He represents corporations, insurance companies, financial institutions, real estate developers, and landlords as well as individuals in all aspects of commercial law and finance. As a partner, Mr. Falanga heads the Firm's Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditor's Rights practice group.
A versatile practitioner, Mr. Falanga advocates for clients in both transactional and litigation matters as the need arises. He has handled all types of corporate work in the commercial law field, including asset sales and dispositions, secured transactions, loan and mortgage financings, and other credit related transactions. He has excelled equally in the courtroom, where he has represented debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and commenced and defended complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation in the Federal Courts of New York, New Jersey and Delaware.
A Connell Foley summer associate in 1991, Mr. Falanga officially joined the Firm in 1993 as an associate after completing a one-year clerkship with the Honorable William F. Tuohey, a United States Bankruptcy Judge in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. He was elected to the partnership of the Firm in January 2000.