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Douglas S. Stanger

Douglas S. Stanger is past chair of the firm's Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring and Risk Management Department and concentrates his practice in bankruptcy, corporate, and real estate and property tax law. He has served on the United States Department of Justice Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees for 25 years and has been appointed to the Panel of Chapter 11 Subchapter V Trustees, based on the amendments to the bankruptcy code in 2019.  This is in addition to his status as an approved mediator for the Bankruptcy Court. He also previously served as a member of the firm's Board of Directors. 

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.

Additionally, he represents New Jersey commercial and residential property owners in the tax appeal process in challenging their tax assessments, and spearheaded the firm’s tax appeal seminar series.

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
  • Named an Awesome Attorney, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, South Jersey Magazine, 2020
  • Named an Awesome Attorney, Business Litigation Law, South Jersey Magazine, 2018 & 2019
  • Top Attorney List, SJ Magazine, 2014 

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. 

  • 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

  • South Jersey Legal Services
    • Private Involvement Program Volunteer
  • 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
  • Anti-Defamation League - Eastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey/Delaware Region
    • Member of Executive Committee
  • Anti-Defamation League - National
    • Board Member



Articles & Alerts


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


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


  • The Honorable Marvin N. Rimm, Tax Court, Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic County, 1981 – 1982 

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