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Douglas S. Stanger

  • Linwood
  • T: 609.645.1881
  • F: 609.645.9932

Douglas S. Stanger is past chair of the firm's Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring and Risk Management Department and concentrates his practice in bankruptcy and real estate law. He has served on the United States Department of Justice Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees for 25 years and is an approved mediator for the Bankruptcy Court.

Mr. Stanger’s substantial experience in bankruptcy includes representation of debtors, creditors along with bankruptcy creditor’s committees. His real estate practice includes representation of individuals and developers in complex transactions. He has authored articles and regularly speaks at trade association conferences.

Mr. Stanger is an active leader in professional associations as well as community organizations. He is a former recipient of the Atlantic County Bar Association’s “Honorable Benjamin A. Rimm Award” for outstanding young lawyer for the year. He is also the recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division “Service to the Community Award.”

Representative Matters

  • Effectuating sales in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases
  • Representing creditors and debtors in multiple industries
  • Completing preferential/fraudulent conveyance actions in substantial and complex matters

Honors & Awards

  • Top Attorney List, SJ Magazine, 2014 

Professional Affiliations

  • Atlantic County Bar Association

  • New Jersey State Bar Association

  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

  • New Jersey Bankruptcy Trustees Association

  • Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce

Community Activities

  • Congregation Beth Judah (Ventnor, NJ)
    • Past president
  • Jewish Family Services of Atlantic and Cape May Counties 
    • Past president
  • Community Justice Institute of Atlantic County, NJ
    • Past president
  • Eastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey/Delaware Region of the Anti-Defamation League
    • Executive Vice Chair of Board


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  • Yeshiva University–Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1981
  • Emory University, B.A., with honors, 1978