Jonathan S. Pasternak


DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr LLP

Jonathan S. Pasternak started his career as a corporate attorney at Parker Chapin Flattau & Klimpl, LLP in 1989. Thereafter, he joined The Rattet bankruptcy law firm in 1990 and became a named partner in 1995. He served as the Rattet firm’s Managing Partner from 2004-2012.  Since January 2013, Mr. Pasternak has chaired the firm’s business bankruptcy and insolvency practice. He provides special concentration in bankruptcy, workout, business and real estate law matters throughout the New York metropolitan area. Mr. Pasternak routinely represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with a focus primarily on debtors and their management. Mr. Pasternak has represented such noteworthy clients such as John DeLorean, Pudgie’s Famous Chicken, Gaseteria Oil Corp., Nationwide Electronics, Circle In the Square, International Wholesale Tile, Dicanio Organization, Byram Concrete Corp., Marco Polo Capital Markets, Angelo & Maxies, San Domenico NY, and Atrinsic, Inc. in their respective Chapter 11 proceedings. Mr. Pasternak is a member of numerous national and regional bankruptcy and commercial law associations and has lectured on bankruptcy before various professional associations throughout New York and Westchester County. He has also been frequently quoted in Crain’s, The Deal and other industry publications and newspapers on various bankruptcy and related issues. He is consistently ranked as one of the 20 top bankruptcy attorneys in the United States and top 5 debtor bankruptcy attorneys by The Deal in terms of case assignment. He has been named a New York Super Lawyer every year since 2008 and consistently enjoys an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell – its highest rating. Mr. Pasternak resides in Tenafly, New Jersey with his wife and three children. He is also an avid runner, singer, guitarist and performer.