ARIS J. KARALIS is a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Karalis focuses his practice on business reorganizations, workouts and commercial transactions, with emphasis in representing businesses and their owners in out-of-court reorganizations as well as bankruptcy cases. He has represented parties in restructuring, reorganizing and selling of complex businesses in an array of industries. His commercial experience includes transactions in the apparel, construction, healthcare, hospitality, legal, real estate, retail and manufacturing industries, among others.
Mr. Karalis is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and American Bar Associations, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference. He has lectured in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor’s rights. He is also a member of the J. Willard O’Brien American Inn of Court.
He has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine as a “Best Bankruptcy Lawyer” and was among Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. He is included in the Best Lawyers in America and has been named in Chambers USA’s America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for bankruptcy/restructuring. Mr. Karalis holds an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Education: J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1988; B.S. in Economics, Villanova University, 1985.
Admissions: Supreme Court of the United States of America, U.S. Court of Appeals for Third Circuit. Pennsylvania: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. New Jersey: U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.