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Attorney Mark Rossi

Managing Partner
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Attorney Mark Rossi is the Managing Partner at the Bostonian Legal Group. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He represents individual and commercial debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and court appointed trustees in bankruptcy and state law contexts. Mr. Rossi was an Adjunct Professor at the New England School of law teaching bankruptcy law and creditor rights. He has significant experience representing individuals and businesses regarding secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, and court appointed trustees in bankruptcy matters.

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Primary Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy

Immigration

Education

  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, 2005
  • B.A., University of Southern California, 1997

Representative Matters

  • Researched, drafted and successfully argued Trustee’s Motion for Summary Judgment concerning an issue of first impression in this jurisdiction relating to unrecorded mortgage.  The decision was affirmed in In re Sullivan, 2008 WL 1991483, *1 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. May 9, 2008).
  • As counsel to Chapter 7 debtor, researched and drafted Motion for Summary Judgment on issue of first impression in the country relating to domestic support obligations. See In re Schwartz, 376 B.R. 364 (Bankr. D. Mass. 2007).
  • As Chapter 7 Trustee’s counsel, commenced and successfully tried preferential transfer avoidance proceeding against a major trade creditor.  The decision was affirmed in In re Reale, 2008 WL 4192043, *1 (B.A.P. 1st Cir. August 14, 2008).

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Boston Bar Association: Member, Bankruptcy Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute: Member, Northeast Conference Advisory Panel
  • Massachusetts Bar Association: Member
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney: Member
  • Worked with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, Volunteer Lawyers Project, and members of the Boston Bar Association along with other bar associations throughout the Commonwealth to provide pro bono services for low-income debtors and training for pro bono attorneys.
  • Administered the Boston Bar Association’s Pro Se Debtor Reaffirmation Clinic in conjunction with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.
  • Researched and designed new webpage for pro se debtors and worked closely with the Bankruptcy Court Clerk and Judges to coordinate its launch. See www.mab.uscourts.gov/mab/node/64.

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, Foreclosure Case Law: Recent Developments, Massachusetts Bar Association MCLE (October, 2008).
  • Co-author, Mortgages: Pitfalls of Business as Usual for Lenders and their Counsel, Boston Bar Association MCLE (May, 2008).
  • Panelist, Eighteenth Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Program, Boston Bar Association (May, 2008).
  • Panelist, Third Year Anniversary BAPCPA Special, Boston Bar Association (April, 2008).
  • Panelist, How to Represent a Pro Bono Debtor, 2.1, Boston Bar Association (November, 2007).
  • Panelist, How to Represent a Pro Bono Debtor, Boston Bar Association (November, 2008).
  • Speaker, Bankruptcy Basics for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners, Boston Bar Association (December, 2008).

Employment

  • Partner, Esher Rossi LLP,  Boston, MA, 2008-present
  • Adjunct Professor, New England Law, Boston, MA, 2009
  • Associate Attorney, Jager Smith PC, Boston, MA, 2007-2008
  • Associate Attorney, Altman Riley Esher LLP, Boston, MA, 2005-2007
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