With more than two decades experience in bankruptcy law, Yann Geron has served continually and with distinction as a member of the Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees for the Southern District of New York (Manhattan). He is also a member of the Executive Committee, the firm's governing body. Yann has represented a number of panel and non-panel trustees in New York and other jurisdictions. In his trustee matters, Yann has significant experience in complex wind-downs and liquidations, and in the investigation and recovery of estate claims including against prior management. Joining Fox Rothschild has allowed Yann, when appropriate, to bring into his team a broader platform of highly qualified and experienced attorneys, at competitive rates. With the resources of the firm behind him, he has achieved significant results in complex litigations, including multi-million dollar recoveries from prior management, and efficient resolution of complex multi-party litigations.
Yann is a member of the court-approved Register of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Before Fox Rothschild
Yann was previously associated with Salomon Green & Ostrow, P.C., a bankruptcy boutique firm in New York City. In 1992, he started his own practice, Geron & Associates, which grew significantly until it merged with Fox Rothschild in 2005.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Yann was appointed as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee in the Southern District of New York in 1992. He has served as a trustee in Manhattan in thousands of bankruptcy cases, with asset values of as much as several million dollars. In this capacity, Yann has also handled and supervised countless litigation matters in the bankruptcy district and state courts, from standard recovery actions to complex fraud. Yann has also served as a court-approved Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors in a complex corporate shut-down and liquidation.
Yann currently serves on the board of directors of HEAF, a non-profit education and youth development organization that helps public school students from Harlem and the surrounding communities succeed in school, career and life.
Honors and Awards
• Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated