Cole Schotz P.C.


				Jacob S.

Jacob S. Frumkin
New Jersey Office
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
T: 646-563-8944 / F: 646-563-7944
Legal Practice Assistant: Megan J. Musall
T: 212-752-8000 Ext. 3010


Jacob Frumkin is a member in the firm’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Department. He represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, estate fiduciaries and other parties-in-interest in various aspects of bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.

Jacob’s recent representations include:

  • One of America’s most highly regarded retailers of home kitchenware products, operating 125 stores and an ecommerce business throughout the United States, in its chapter 11 cases
  • Thirty-three debtors that own and manage, as applicable, primary-care-based physician practices throughout the southeast United States in their chapter 11 cases
  • Several biotechnology companies in their chapter 11 cases
  • The trustee in the chapter 7 cases of an importer and distributor of granite and marble
  • A large trade creditor in the chapter 11 cases of a transportation services provider
  • The foreign representative in the chapter 15 case of one of the world’s largest shipping companies
  • A pre-petition lender in the chapter 11 cases of a four-season resort located in New Jersey
  • A nationally-integrated eye care and hearing systems provider in its chapter 11 cases
  • The official committee of unsecured creditors and plan administrator in the chapter 11 cases of a provider of medical laundry and linen management services
  • A regional tertiary-care, teaching, and research hospital its chapter 11 cases
  • The examiner in the chapter 11 case of a mortgage foreclose law firm

Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Jacob was a restructuring and finance associate at a large international law firm and a Special Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York.

Jacob is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and currently serves as the Communications Manager of its Business Reorganization Committee. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.

Jacob graduated from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor of the Journal of Law and Policy. During law school, Jacob was a Lloyd F. MacMahon Fellow at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and a judicial intern for the Honorable Henry Pitman, Magistrate Judge in the Southern District of New York.


Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2009University of Michigan, B.A., 2003

Bar & Court Admissions

New York, 2010U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2011U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2011New Jersey, 2016U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2017



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