George Washington University, (J.D. 1979), with high honors
University of Pennsylvania, undergraduate degree (B.A. 1976, Magna Cum Laude)
When Joseph and Edward Neiger met, they knew they wanted to work together, eventually merging their respective firms in 2012 to expand ASK LLP’s national reach while establishing a New York City office. Joseph has been primary counsel in over one hundred published opinions, engaged in over one hundred mediations representing plaintiffs and defendants, has published several articles on transportation and bankruptcy law, and is a frequent lecturer on commercial litigation and avoidance law. Joseph is also responsible for managing and growing the ASK LLP team to handle major current mass tort bankruptcy cases including Purdue and Boy Scouts.
A New York native, Joseph holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude and a Juris Doctorate with high honors from the George Washington University Law School. He lives on Lake Minnetonka with his wife and two dogs, and they love to stay active doing road bike races, kayaking, hiking, and enjoying the Minnesota outdoor lifestyle together as well as visiting with their two sons who live in LA and Chicago.
Barb has done extensive pro bono work related to both housing and human rights issues. She was part of a trial team that won against a large Minneapolis landlord for improper maintenance and evictions of tenants. Barb was also part of a team that worked to create Minnesota human rights law regarding sexual trafficking. Barb was awarded the Faegre Baker Daniels Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award in 2016.
Back to the Future? Critical-Vendor Orders Cannot Be Applied Retroactively to Shield Preference Liability
American Bankruptcy Institute – Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee Journal, November 2014
Preferences and Credit Card Transactions: A Catch-22 for Creditors, or a Fair Recovery for the Debtor’s Estate?
Critical-Vendor Creditors May Now Double-Dip on New Value
Preference Period Transfers Must Be Compared When Debtor Was Healthy
Friedman’s Improperly Adds Requirement that New-Value Analysis Closes at Petition Date
Prosecuting Preference Actions Post-BAPCPA: Another View Toward a Reliable Statistical Model
New Value and Reclamation Post-BAPCPA: How §503(b)(9) (Twenty-Day Claims) Has Cut a Slice Out of the Preference Pie