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Caitlin Conklin

Caitlin Conklin is an associate in the firm’s Finance practice. She focuses on the representation of franchisors, creditors, and financial institutions in insolvency, work-out, and foreclosure proceedings. She also represented franchisors in the collection of unpaid franchise fees, negotiating the assumption or rejection of franchise agreements in bankruptcy, protecting intellectual property interests, bankruptcy litigation, and restructuring of debtor/creditor relationships between franchisee and franchisor.

Prior to joining the firm, Caitlin served as an associate for an entrepreneurial law firm. Previously, Caitlin was a law clerk for the Honorable Chief Judge Julie Manning of the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut and for the Honorable Alan G. Lesnewich of the New Jersey State Court, Civil Division.

During law school, Caitlin interned with the Honorable Joseph A. Dickson of the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey, and was a law clerk in the insurance litigation group at an insurance solutions company.

  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021-2024
  • Named to the United States Legal Eagles list by Franchise Times, 2023
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Co-Director of Communications, New Jersey Network Board
  • Manhattan Charter Schools, Chair, Board of Directors
  • United States Bankruptcy Court of New Jersey Lawyers Advisory Committee, Member
  • District VA Ethics Committee, Member (2022-2023)
  • The College Woman’s Club of Westfield, Vice President
  • “What Practitioners Need to Know about Cash Collateral in Subchapter V and other Small Business Cases,” United States Bankruptcy Court: Lawyers Advisory Committee for the District of New Jersey, April 2023
  • “Landlord Issues in Bankruptcy (Presented by IWIRC-NJ),” New Jersey State Bar Association, June 2020
  • “Today’s Mail: Notice of Bankruptcy – What In-house Counsel Need to Know,” Association of Corporate Counsel New Jersey, August 2019
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • An Overview of Chapter 11 Franchisee Cases,” American Bankruptcy Institute, April 2023
  • “Data Privacy in a Public World: The Impact of Data Privacy in Franchising” Franchise Law Journal, 2022
  • Friendly Foreclosure: A Non-Bankruptcy Alternative to Resolution of Franchise Defaults,” New Jersey Lawyer, February 2019
  • “Creating Consistency: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Mission Products Holding, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC,” Franchise Law Journal, 2019
  • “Disability Status and Its Effect on Support: Does It Ever End?,” New Jersey Law Journal, 2015
  • “Simply Inconsistent: Surrogacy Laws in the United States and the Pressing Need for Regulation,” 35 WOMEN’S RTS. L. REP. 67, Fall 2013
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