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Erik L. Coccia

Primary Office
1500 Market St., Suite 3500E
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Direct(215) 575-7178
Fax(215) 575-7200


Theresa L. Vetri
Direct(215) 575-7125

Erik Coccia represents a variety of clients, including financial institutions, construction companies, energy companies, manufacturing companies, real estate investment companies, shareholders/investors, Chapter 11 trustees, creditors’ committees, liquidation trustees, Chapter 11 debtors, and state municipalities. Erik has also handled several complex intra-familial disputes involving closely held corporations and real estate holdings. His practice is diverse, but focuses on commercial litigation and corporate bankruptcy matters. 

Erik has a passion for the rights of animals and has devoted significant pro bono time to matters involving the rescue of abused and abandoned animals. He also has an interest in writing and has been published on many occasions, including in The Legal IntelligencerThe Review of Banking and Financial Services, and the Rutgers Law Journal.

While attending Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Erik served as a judicial intern for Judge Jerome B. Simandle, of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. 


  • Upset Bids in Section 363 Sales, The Review of Banking and Financial Services
  • Issuing Final Judgment in Fraudulent Transfer Actions, The Legal Intelligencer
  • Claims Bound by Section 524(g) Channeling Injunction, The Legal Intelligencer
  • Administrative Priority for Post-Petition, Pre-Rejection Lease Indemnification Obligations, The Legal Intelligencer
  • Willful Stay Violations Not Always Compensable, The Legal Intelligencer
  • Wrote a comment on state constitutional law that was published in the Rutgers Law Journal

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  • B.A., with honors, History, Rutgers University, 2006
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Rutgers School of Law - Camden, 2010
    • Executive Editor, Rutgers Law Journal

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2010
  • New Jersey, 2010
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals Third Circuit, 2018