Cole Schotz P.C.



Felice R. Yudkin
New Jersey Office
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
T: 201-525-6261 / C: 201-315-8951 / F: 201-678-6261
Legal Practice Assistant: Karen Jeffreys
T: 201-489-3000, ext. 5089


Felice R. Yudkin is a member in the firm’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Department. Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an internationally recognized publication ranking attorneys based on extensive client and peer interviews and reviews, described Felice as “a favorite among clients. ‘She is a very attentive and a careful draftsman with tremendous control of the facts of the case.’” Well recognized for the quality of her legal work, Felice has been selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.

Felice counsels Chapter 11 debtors, unsecured creditors’ committees, secured and unsecured creditors, commercial landlords and other parties-in-interest in complex Chapter 11 reorganizations, workouts, creditors’ rights, avoidance actions and other bankruptcy-related litigation.

Having been with the firm since 2005, Felice has played an active role in the following significant cases:

Chapter 11 Debtors:

  • Modell’s Sporting Goods, Inc., et al.
  • Hygea Holdings Corp., et al.
  • Congoleum Corporation
  • AES NY Equity
  • Best Manufacturing Group, et al.
  • C. Wonder LLC
  • Crumbs Bake Shop, Inc. et al.
  • DirectBuy Holdings, Inc. et al
  • EnCap Golf Holdings
  • Marcal Paper Mills
  • MEE Apparel
  • Prestige Window Fashions
  • RCLC f/k/a Ronson Corporation
  • Reichhold, Inc. et al.
  • Tarragon Corporation, et al.

Unsecured Creditors’ Committees:

  • Treasure Island
  • Shapes/Arch Holding, et al.


  • Financial Security Assurance, the largest secured creditor of Bayonne Medical Center
  • YA Global Investments, the largest creditor of Global Outreach, S.A.

Other Significant Engagements:

  • Various landlords of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
  • Anthony Pacchia, examiner of Outsource Holdings
  • Metrogate LLC in connection with the dismissal of an involuntary bankruptcy petition

Felice earned her B.A. from Emory University and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.


Fordham University Law School, J.D., 2005Emory University, B.A., 2002

Bar & Court Admissions

New Jersey, 2005New York, 2006



Top New Jersey Cases Of 2020: A Midyear Report

As published in: Law360 July 2, 2020

Modell's bankruptcy proceedings get another reprieve; landlords object

As published in: Chain Store Age May 1, 2020

Modell's Granted Second Suspension of Bankruptcy Amid COVID-19

As published in: New Jersey Law Journal April 30, 2020

Modell's Seeks To Extend Ch. 11 Pause As Virus Closes Stores

As published in: Law360 April 20, 2020

Modell's Gets Pause In Chapter 11 Due To COVID-19

As published in: Law360 March 27, 2020

Modell's Stops Rent Payments as Coronavirus Upends Liquidation Strategy

As published in: The Wall Street Journal March 27, 2020

Modell's Ch. 11 Case Headed To Pause Amid COVID-19 Crisis

As published in: Law360 March 25, 2020

Modell's Pushes To Freeze Ch. 11 Case Because Of COVID-19

As published in: Law360 March 24, 2020



Withdrawing From Multiemployer Defined Claims

Law 360 July 26, 2011

Felice R. Yudkin
"Concerning the Use, Sale or Lease of Estate Property Other than Cash Collateral"

Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation, Chapter 7 July 25, 2011

Felice R. Yudkin
Withdrawing From Multiemployer Defined Benefit Claims

Law360 July 25, 2011

Felice R. Yudkin

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