John-Patrick M. Fritz was named a partner at Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Golubchik L.L.P. in January 2016. Mr. Fritz advises clients as chapter 11 debtors in possession, purchasers, post-petition lenders, creditors, committees, and litigants in bankruptcy related matters. Mr. Fritz represents clients in all industries, including hotels and hospitality, commercial real estate, food production, restaurants, retail, manufacturing, construction, and entertainment and film. Mr. Fritz is also a Subchapter V Trustee for Chapter 11 Small Business Reorganizations.
Combining multi-faceted experience with innovation, Mr. Fritz employs a goal-oriented approach to achieve successful results, whether as counsel to a company reorganizing its affairs, a creditor navigating its best recovery, or as a Trustee mediating a reorganization between debtor and creditor parties.
Mr. Fritz has been named a “Super Lawyer” and “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and has served on the board of multiple professional bankruptcy organizations for many years.
Prior to joining the firm as an associate in 2009, Mr. Fritz was a full-time judicial law clerk to the Hon. Maureen A. Tighe for two years from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Fritz graduated Tufts University, cum laude, with honors, and Southwestern Law School, magna cum laude, in the top 5% of his class. Mr. Fritz worked for the Japanese government in Japan for two years and is proficient in Japanese.