Overview

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 creditor in a non-discharge ability adversary proceeding in New Jersey Bankruptcy Court.
  • Represented a Non-profit in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented a Small Business in its Subchapter 5 bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Represented a Chapter 7 Debtor in her bankruptcy reorganization. 
  • 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 the 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.

Professional Recognition

Recognized in 2022 by New York Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” for her bankruptcy practice.

Representative Experience

  • Representing a creditor in a non-discharge ability adversary proceeding in New Jersey Bankruptcy Court.
  • Represented a Non-profit in its Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Represented a Small Business in its Subchapter 5 bankruptcy reorganization.
  • Represented a Chapter 7 Debtor in her bankruptcy reorganization. 
  • 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 the 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.