George R. Hirsch

George R. Hirsch


George R. Hirsch is a Member of the Firm’s Litigation and Creditor’s Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Groups.

Mr. Hirsch  represents creditors, including banks and other financial institutions, in complex litigation and restructuring matters  throughout the country.  He also counsels secured creditors in work-outs in the health care, real estate and precious metals industries.  He has appeared on behalf of clients in Bankruptcy Courts, District Courts and State Courts in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Michigan, Texas and California, among others. 

Mr. Hirsch’s financial institution representation has included representation of a “too big to fail” bank in the workout of loans to a large regional trucking company, representation of a major insurance carrier in the bankruptcy of a national roofing manufacturer, representation in bankruptcy matters of the equipment finance arm of one of the twenty largest U.S. companies, representation of a lending subsidiary of a major broker-dealer firm in numerous bankruptcy and litigation cases and representation of many other banks and financial institutions in a variety of  litigation and bankruptcy matters. 

Mr. Hirsch also has broad business litigation experience, including jury trials to verdict in both state and federal courts.  In addition, because of his deep understanding of both the Bankruptcy Code and the Uniform Commercial Code, Mr. Hirsch frequently advises clients on non-litigated commercial issues.

Mr. Hirsch began his career as Law Clerk to the Honorable Frank H. Freedman, U.S. District Judge, District of Massachusetts.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1981
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1978
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2003
U.S. Tax Court, 1980
U.S. Supreme Court, 1984


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Rankings & Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®* 2010-2015, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2006-2014, Bankruptcy: Business and Business Litigation

* See Award Methodology


Member, Bankruptcy Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
Former Chair (1997-1998), Debtor/Creditor Committee, Essex County Bar Association
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Founder and First President, Tufts Lawyers Association
Member, Tufts University Alumni Counsel