George R. Hirsch

George R. Hirsch


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

Mr. Hirsch concentrates his practice on insolvency matters and business litigation involving corporate, commercial, intellectual property, franchise and real estate issues. He has extensive out of court workout experience as well as trial experience in state and federal courts, including jury trials to verdict. In addition to frequent representation of secured creditors including banks, other lenders and leasing companies, Mr. Hirsch guides business debtors through complex reorganizations. He regularly serves as counsel to creditors, trustees, committees and parties seeking to acquire estate assets. Mr. Hirsch also acts in an advisory capacity to clients and other attorneys in non-litigated commercial matters.

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®* 2010-2014, 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 and Insolvency Committee of Section of Litigation and Section of Business Law, American Bar Association
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