Fox’s Samuel H. Israel Appointed to Board of Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project

January 21, 2016 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Samuel H. Israel has been appointed to the board of directors of the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project (CBAP).

A nonprofit organization, CBAP provides direct, pro bono representation to those seeking protection in bankruptcy court. Through the organization’s Fresh Start Clinic, experienced bankruptcy practitioners train attorneys, paralegals and law students to assist in all matters related to chapter 7 bankruptcies.

At Fox, Israel handles a variety of commercial litigation matters, with a particular emphasis on bankruptcy litigation. He regularly represents Chapter 7 Trustees, debtors and creditors in a variety of bankruptcy matters. His practice includes litigating avoidance actions and lender liability claims, prosecution and defense of various commercial and bankruptcy causes of action.

Additionally, Israel is chair of the firm’s Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Practice and serves as outside general counsel to a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer, coordinating all aspects of the company’s legal work.

Fox has a longstanding relationship with CBAP. The firm’s Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department has provided pro bono assistance to the group for more than two decades.

Israel received his J.D. from the Rutgers University School of Law, Camden and his B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania.