Hon. Melanie L. Cyganowski (ret.) chairs the bankruptcy practice at Otterbourg P.C. , which she joined in 2008, after serving as the Chief Bankruptcy Judge in the Eastern District of New York. She is also an arbitrator/mediator and has testified as an expert in international cases involving U.S. bankruptcy laws.
Melanie graduated magna cum laude from the School of Law at the SUNY at Buffalo and served as law clerk to the late Hon. Charles L. Brieant (SDNY). Melanie was then a litigator at Sullivan & Cromwell and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.
Melanie provides guidance to Expert Webcast on insolvency, restructuring and bankruptcy content.