Cole Schotz P.C.


Sarah A. Carnes
New York Office
1325 Avenue of the Americas, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10019
T: 646-563-8959 / F: 646-563-7959
Legal Practice Assistant: Luanne Crowley
T: 201-489-3000 ext. 5033


Sarah Carnes is an associate in the Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Department. She advises clients on all aspects of both in- and out-of-court restructurings, reorganizations, and liquidations, with an emphasis on representing official committees of unsecured creditors appointed in complex commercial chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Sarah also advises distressed companies and chapter 11 debtors, buyers of distressed assets, DIP lenders, liquidating trustees, and individual creditors.

Sarah has represented official committees of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 cases throughout the country, including Fusion Connect, Claire’s Stores, American Apparel, Republic Metals, Eastern Outfitters, the Rockport Group, Golfsmith, zGallerie, J&M Sales, Charming Charlie, Advanced Sports Enterprises, Aerosoles, and Marsh Supermarkets.


Fordham University School of Law JD, 2014Susquehanna University BA, 2009, English Literature, magna cum laude

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New YorkU.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

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