Listening, analyzing and problem solving is part of my DNA. Finding my legal niche in business disputes and insolvency affords me the opportunity to meet the needs of financially distressed clients with compassion and expertise.

Ms. Isaacson focuses her practice in bankruptcy and insolvency, with an emphasis on trustee and creditor rights law. She serves as a Chapter 7 trustee for debtors in federal bankruptcy proceedings, and has represented appellants in cases before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She has achieved a national profile in her area of practice through her involvement in a number of large bankruptcy matters representing tort claimants and landlords. She is an approved mediator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey.

Ms. Isaacson began her career as a litigator, and has significant experience in complex commercial litigation. 

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) in the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation- Bankruptcy practice areas (2011 – present)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers - New Jersey Edition (a Thompson Reuters business) in the Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights practice area (2011 – present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent (a trademark of Internet Brands, Inc.) (2009 – present)

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Uniquely NJ

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association; Bankruptcy Section
  • Member, New Jersey Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Essex County Bar Association
  • Member, South Orange-Maplewood Independent Minyan
  • Member, National MS Society Metro NJ Chapter Women on the Move Committee
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More Activities & Experience

  • Court-Approved Mediator; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
  • Chapter 7 Trustee; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
  • Member, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Member, Hadassah Attorney’s Council
  • Former law secretary to the Honorable Leo Yanoff, J.S.C. (1985-1986)

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

Publications & Alerts

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Departments

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1985

Rutgers University, B.A., 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1985
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York, 2000
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 2002
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009

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A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found HERE. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.