Barry A. Solodky, Esq.
Barry A. Solodky, Esq. focuses his practice in Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights and is also a member of the firm’s Business and Corporate and Real Estate Groups. He brings four decades of experience in all aspects of bankruptcy law, including Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 proceedings.
In his practice, Barry represents secured and non-secured creditors, businesses, vendors, suppliers, bankruptcy trustees, purchasers of assets and individual creditors on small and large claims. He assists clients in negotiating alternatives for bankruptcy including loan workouts, debt restructuring and lien issues.
Barry previously served 33 years as a court-appointed Chapter 7 trustee providing independent oversight for bankruptcy cases and as counsel for other fellow trustees. He has previously been appointed as a receiver in several cases, managing assets for insolvent businesses during proceedings. Barry is also an appointed mediator in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
He is regularly invited to lecture on bankruptcy issues and is an annual guest speaker at the Lancaster Bar Association Bankruptcy Seminar.
Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1974
Boston University, B.A. in Business Administration, 1971
United States District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court of the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Lancaster Bar Association (former Treasurer)
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
American Bankruptcy Institute
Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association
Lancaster Bar Association Bankruptcy Seminar
Pennsylvania Bar Institute Bankruptcy Seminar
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award from Lancaster Bar Association, 2017
Select Lawyer, 2014 and 2016
Recognition Award from former State Senator Mike Brubaker for aiding local community members in a mortgage fraud bankruptcy case, 2008
Temple Beth El Lancaster, former board member
Lancaster Jewish Community Center, former board member
Manheim Township Parks and Recreation Board, former board member and president
Served as a Trustee for a commercial equipment dealer liquidating over $3 million in assets
Acted as a liquidating receiver for a machine manufacturer liquidating over $1 million in assets
Acted as a liquidating receiver for a real estate holding company with over $2 million in assets
Represented a Chapter 11 debtor in the turf grass business securing a confirmed Plan
Successfully defended preference claims for creditors in various bankruptcy cases
Acted as trustee in liquidating and selling numerous restaurants
Negotiated workouts for a children’s furniture retailer and a bed and furniture retailer
Served as trustee in a bankruptcy proceeding involving an equipment leasing company that owed $500,000 to its creditors
Represented a building company in Chapter 7 proceedings
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