Eric Goldstein practices in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, representing clients throughout the United States. He has served as lead national or regional bankruptcy counsel for a variety of businesses, including Fortune 500 companies. Eric has extensive experience handling complex commercial litigation matters and foreclosure actions. In addition, he has substantial experience in corporate trust default matters representing trustees as fiduciaries for public and private debt.
Eric previously served as law clerk to the Honorable Christine S. Vertefeuille for the Supreme Court for the State of Connecticut.
Successfully represented insurance company in dispute concerning insurer’s ability to recoup, without obtaining relief from the automatic stay, a pre-petition overpayment of disability insurance benefits from post-petition disability benefit payments owed to an individual Chapter 13 debtor. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas rendered a decision concluding that insurer could exercise equitable right of recoupment to recover such overpayment from post-petition benefit payments without obtaining relief from automatic stay and rejecting debtor’s claim for sanctions.
Successfully represented insurance company in obtaining a judgment from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts that debt owed to insurance company could not be discharged in debtor’s bankruptcy case under Section 523(a)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code because prior finding of fraud by state court was dispositive of fraud determination under Section 523(a)(4). The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts affirmed this judgment on appeal.
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