Michael P. Kruszewski

Michael P. Kruszewski

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Location:
Erie, Pennsylvania
Phone:
814-833-2222
866-641-8996 (Toll Free)
Fax:
814-835-2076
Email:
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Attorney Kruszewski is a member of the Firm's Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Practice Group. His practice involves the representation of corporate debtors, secured creditors, and unsecured creditor committees in business reorganization proceedings. His practice also includes commercial loan work-outs, bankruptcy-related and commercial litigation, and general collection matters. He has also been approved as a mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Attorney Kruszewski has been named as a Rising Star in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine in each year of publication from 2008-2016. He is also an active member of both the Erie County Bar Association and American Bankruptcy Institute, he is a volunteer for the McDowell Softball Boosters, and he is the Past President of the Autism Society-Northwestern Pennsylvania.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Debtors
  • Secured Creditors
  • Unsecured Creditor Committees
  • Commercial Loan Work-Outs
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Mediation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Collection

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2003
  • District of Columbia, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Spring 2002, Spring 2003
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    • B.A. cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Dean's List Fall 1996-Spring 1999

Representative Clients

  • The Trustees of Conneaut Lake Park, Inc. Unofficial (Ad Hoc) Committee of Real Estate Tax Creditors
  • Dlubak Corp. Post-Confirmation Plan Administrator
  • Oz Gas LTD Creditors Committee
  • Erie Power Technologies, Inc. Creditors Committee
  • O.E.M./Erie, Inc. Creditors Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Erie County Bar Association Outstanding Pro Bono Lawyer, 2005
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 2005
  • Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyer magazine, 2008 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Erie County Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, 2004 - Present
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group, Member
  • McDowell Softball Boosters, Volunteer
  • Autism Society-Northwestern Pennsylvania, Past President

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid Volunteer Attorneys (LAVA) Program, 2003 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Beta Theta Pi
  • Delta Theta Phi