Marc J. Gross Associate




Marc Gross practices in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, complex commercial litigation and finance litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented the largest financial institutions in highly contested litigation.

Marc’s plan-to-win approach in and out of court is invaluable in crafting settlements for matters in protracted litigation, and is cited in numerous federal court decisions for the recovery of attorneys’ fees.

Prior to law school, Marc worked at the United States House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.

Areas of Focus

Marc has represented creditors, including banks, finance companies, equipment lessors, tax lien holders, loan servicers, investors and trusts in all stages of bankruptcy.

Marc has practiced in every county in the state of New York, as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. His out-of-the-box thinking has helped recover millions of dollars on behalf of his clients. Additionally, he has handled administrative hearings brought by the City of New York.

Representative Matters

Obtained an order on behalf of secured creditor New York City Tax Lien Trust in bankruptcy court, recovering the full amount due and owing as part of the proceeds of a $17.5 million bankruptcy §363 sale by successfully objecting to a Plan of Reorganization and Disclosure Statement.

Defended an institutional lender from a claim brought by the New York City Department of Buildings for a code violation, on the grounds of impossibility following an evidentiary hearing.

Recovered damages stemming from a breach of contract claim against a health club.

Obtained a judgment in state court for a high-net-worth individual in the enforcement of a $1 million non-standard secured promissory note.

Obtained an emergency order in Bankruptcy Court lifting the automatic stay to permit a foreclosure sale to proceed in state court.

Successfully argued that secured creditor’s untimely proof of claim challenged by the trustee, that was also alleged to be facially invalid, should be deemed as an allowable claim under the bankruptcy code and state law. Ultimately, the claim was deemed allowable and secured creditor’s attorneys’ fees and expenses recovered.