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Andrew Balbus

  • Bankruptcy
  • Connecticut, New York
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Andrew Balbus received his J.D. degree with honors from Harvard Law School and is the only graduate of Harvard Law School to have earned an LL.M. Master of Law degree in bankruptcy law. In addition to his legal education, Mr. Balbus has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance from the Columbia University School of Business and a bachelor's degree magna cum laude in accounting/management science from Duke University. Immediately prior to founding the Balbus Law Firm, Andrew Balbus received an LL.M. Master of Law degree in Bankruptcy law from St John's University. Because successful bankruptcy practice requires not only specialized knowledge of the complexities of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, but also knowledge of a broad range of discrete substantive areas, including accounting, taxation, real estate, securities, finance and domestic relations, the LL.M. in Bankruptcy program integrates elements of these disciplines into a curriculum taught by distinguished academics, leading bankruptcy practitioners and sitting and retired bankruptcy judges. Mr. Balbus is the author of four recent articles regarding the application of the absolute priority rule to individuals in Chapter 11 published in the Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice, which have been cited and relied upon by Bankruptcy Court and Appellate Court judges across the country. Mr. Balbus is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York. He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyers (NACBA), the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) and the Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association (HVBBA). Mr. Balbus is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Beta Gamma Sigma national honor societies. Prior to obtaining his LL.M. degree, Mr. Balbus spent three decades as a lawyer, investment banker, business turnaround leader and entrepreneur. His knowledge and experience provides clients with an exceptional perspective in negot

Practice Area
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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Harvard Law School
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Professional Associations
Connecticut State Bar  # 431688
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New York State Bar  # 1761220
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Websites & Blogs
Balbus Law Website
Contact & Map
Danbury Connecticut Office
108 Mill Plain Road
Suite 200
Danbury, CT 06811
Telephone: (203) 295-4619