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Jason S. Rappaport

Lauren M. Macksoud

Of Counsel


Direct: (212) 641-0830

Fax: (212) 641-0820



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Lauren has focused her practice in the area of corporate reorganization.  She has represented both secured and unsecured creditors as well as debtors and other parties in interest in many high profile chapter 11 proceedings.  In addition, Lauren has extensive experience working on various types of structured and project finance transactions.  Lauren began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Novalyn L. Winfield, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey.  Prior to joining Frejka PLLC, Lauren practiced at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP and Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP in both the bankruptcy and structured finance groups. 

Representative Matters

SPORTS AUTHORITY HOLDINGS, INC. - Counsel to the Fee Examiner

GENERAL MOTORS  - Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors​

BEARINGPOINT, INC. - Represented purchaser in the acquisition of the public services division of BearingPoint

FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATION - Represented the State of Vermont's Department of Public Service

LEHMAN BROTHERS - Represented multiple parties-in-interest

ST. VINCENT'S HOSPITAL - Represented the Debtors

Bar Admissions

State of New York

State of New Jersey

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

District of New Jersey



Rutgers School of Law,

Juris Doctor (2003)


Boston University,

Bachelor of Science in Art History (2000)



Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association


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