Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property Partners Named 2022 NY Metro Super Lawyers®

Firm News
, October 3, 2022

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB) is pleased to announce that Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Partners Marc E. Hirschfield and Marc Skapof, and Intellectual Property Partner Donna A. Tobin, have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers®, a distinction limited to just 5 percent of the area’s lawyers.

"Our New York practices continue to excel, thanks to the excellence of our team and their dedication to superior client service," said Managing Partner John E. Royer, Jr. "We look forward to their future success and to the growth of our New York office."

RCCB has expanded its multi-disciplinary team of attorneys in New York to include Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, Trademarks & Brands, ESOPs, Debt Finance, Cannabis, Corporate Governance, ERISA, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, Employment, Litigation, Private Client Services, and Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt, to complement its firm-wide practices.

Marc E. Hirschfield, who leads our New York office, focuses his practice on bankruptcy, business restructuring, creditors' rights, litigation, and debt finance. With nearly 30 years of experience as an attorney, Marc regularly represents parties in bankruptcy proceedings and related litigation throughout the country. Marc is also a court-certified mediator and is appointed to mediation panels formed by the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Delaware and for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is admitted to practice in the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Marc is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and a member of the Board of Directors for the NYC Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. In addition to being recognized by Super Lawyers, Marc was also named in Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy Litigation.

Marc Skapof focuses his practice on in- and out-of-court debt restructurings; creditors' rights; debtor and estate fiduciary representations; debt financing, including healthy and distressed, lending, DIP and exit financing; bankruptcy litigation, distressed M&A, corporate governance, and bankruptcy-remote transactions. He is admitted to practice in New York, Illinois, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of New York and the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Marc is a past President of the NYC Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and currently serves as Chairman, Director, and a member of its Executive Committee.

Donna A. Tobin established and oversees the firm’s trademark prosecution practice and leads the Intellectual Property group. She has been providing clients in a variety of industries with trademark litigation, prosecution, and counseling services for over thirty-five years. She was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to serve on the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (“TPAC”) to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a three-year term in 2018. Donna is a Committee Member of the International Trademark Association. She is admitted to practice in New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York, and the Court of Appeals for the Second, Ninth, and Federal Circuit. In addition to being recognized by Super Lawyers, Donna has been named to the World Intellectual Property Review, Best Lawyers in America, and Euromoney's Women in Business Law.

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