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Yonit A. Caplow

Associate
Primary Office
1500 Market St., Suite 3500E
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Direct(215) 575-7009
Fax(215) 575-7200
ycaplow@dilworthlaw.com

Assistant

Lori Zimmerman
Direct(215) 575-7097
lzimmerman@dilworthlaw.com

Yonit Caplow focuses her practice on restructuring, creditor’s rights, and commercial litigation.  She has represented debtors, secured creditors, and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy court proceedings, adversary proceedings and out-of-court restructurings, and has represented both public and private sector clients in federal and state court, and in arbitration.

Representative industries include non-profit, retail, construction, oil & gas, and healthcare. 

Prior to joining Dilworth, Yonit worked in a Vault top 2 bankruptcy group of an international law firm and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware.

Representative Experience

  • Representing a Non-profit in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Representing a Small Business in its Subchapter 5 bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Representing a Chapter 7 Debtor in her bankruptcy reorganization. 
  • Representing a creditor in a nondischargeability adversary proceeding in New Jersey Bankrupty Court.
  • Represented a media company contemplating filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Represented a benefits plan company in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented outpatient vascular access centers in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented a health system in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented a retail company in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented an oil and gas company contemplating filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Represented a junior lienholder in its dispute with a special servicer in New York State Court, Commercial Division.
  • Represented a creditor in the successful appointment of a receiver in Delaware Chancery Court.
  • Represented a junior creditor in its dispute with a senior secured creditor in New York State Court, Commercial Division.
  • Represented a Pennsylvania Township in a commercial arbitration trial in front of the American Arbitration Association.

Pro Bono Work

  • Represented Chapter 7 Debtor in her bankruptcy case.
  • Represented individual in her Social Security Disability appeal in front of an Administrative Law Judge.
  • Assisted individuals on legal issues at the Homeless Advocacy Clinics.
  • Assisted disabled individuals with drafting of their wills.
  • Represented a client in an appeal case in front of the Third Circuit.

Clerkship  

  • Law clerk to the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Delaware.

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Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2012
    • Order of the Coif
    • Associate Editor, Cardozo Law Review
  • B.A., Psychology, Cornell University, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2013
  • New Jersey, 2012

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