PATRICIA A. LAUCH
Patricia A. Lauch joined the firm as Counsel in May 2018, and concentrates her practice on Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy law.
Ms. Lauch brings with her nearly ten years’ experience as in-house counsel for Santander Bank, N.A., where she provided litigation and bankruptcy support for the commercial workout division, conducted due diligence in connection with the sale of distressed debt, and negotiated the resolution of defaulted loans. During her tenure at the bank, Ms. Lauch also provided general litigation support to the bank’s Court Order Processing department and contracts support to various lines of business, specializing in the negotiation of affiliate transactions. Prior to her employment at Santander Bank, N.A., Ms. Lauch was an associate at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, where she practiced in the Financial Institutions Section with a focus on creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, and an associate at Pepper Hamilton, LLP, where she practiced in the Commercial Litigation Department.
Ms. Lauch is admitted to practice law in the states of New Jersey and New York and federal court in the District of New Jersey. She earned her law degree with honors from Brooklyn Law School, where she was awarded the Prof. Philip K. Yonge Memorial Prize for exceptional achievement in Commercial Law or Bankruptcy, and her undergraduate degree with honors from Seton Hall University.
Additional accomplishments include earning the credentials of Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.