Diane E. Vuocolo
Firm:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Phone:215.988.7803
Address: 2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Membership: Professional & Community Involvement•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute •Member, American Bar Association •Member, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors •Member, Camden County Bar Association, Creditor-Debtor Committee •Member
University: Rutgers University, B.A., 1979; Rutgers University, M.P.P., 1981, Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1986
Admitted: 1986, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; 2002, New York; Supreme Court of New Jersey; Supreme Court of New York; Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. Dist
Biography: Diane E. Vuocolo focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, business reorganization, corporate work-outs and restructurings, bankruptcy law, loan restructurings, loan documentation, receiverships, restructuring distressed debt situations, and foreclosure litigation. Her clients include financial institutions, DIP lenders, leasing entities, creditors' committees, bankruptcy trustees, debtors, majority shareholders, guarantors, examiners, secured creditors and trade creditors. Diane is also experienced representing various constituencies in airline/aviation bankruptcy cases. She is a mediator on the approved list for the Delaware bankruptcy courts. Diane is the former chair of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a former member of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey Lawyer Advisory Committee. She has also served as bankruptcy trustee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Areas of Concentration•Bankruptcy law •Airline/aviation bankruptcy •Pharmaceutical/life sciences •Casino and gaming industry •Television broadcasting •Ponzi cases •Commercial litigation •Loan restructurings •Out-of-court restructurings and workouts •Receiverships •Foreclosure litigation Associated News & EventsPress Releases01.11.16 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia 06.12.15 Three Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Legal 500 United States Guide 06.08.15 100-Plus Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 Guide to Outstanding Lawyers 01.05.15 A Year in Review: Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia 11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia Receives Five First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms' 05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 171 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas 02.28.13 Greenberg Traurig Receives Lexology's 2013 Client Choice Award 11.05.12 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year' in Two Bankruptcy Categories by U.S. News - Best Lawyers 06.21.12 Greenberg Traurig Continues Excellence With 51 Shareholders Recognized Nationally by The Legal 500 06.18.09 More than 150 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in 2009 Chambers and Partners USA Guide Alerts03.20.09 Auto Suppliers Thrown Slim Lifeline 02.26.09 Auto Industry Gains Some Benefits from the Stimulus Package Articles, Publications, & LecturesArticles•Co-Author, Relationship Banking and 'Tying' under the Bank Holding Company Act, The Deal, January 8, 2016 •Senior Editor, Risks and Recoveries - Developments in Bankruptcy Law, Annual Publication, 1988-2005 •Author, Committee Coordinator of Conference Handbook, New Jersey State Bar Association Creditor And Debtor Section Annual Bench/Bar Conference, April 30, 1993; April 29, 1994 and April 21, 1995 •Co-Author, Court Rulings Erode Collateral Protection, ABA Banking Journal, February 1991 •Author, Judgment Creditors, Beware Statutory Good Faith: It Could Be Detrimental to Your Recovery, New Jersey State Bar Association's Creditor Debtor Relations Newsletter, December 1991 Speeches•Speaker, Townsends: A Case Study, National Annual Retreat of Special Assets Bankers of M&T Bank, 2011 •Panelist, 'All About the Benjamins: Trends in Financing, ABI Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, Cambridge, MD, August 2010 •Presenter, ADR & Mediation Techniques, ABI-Mid Atlantic Conference, Cambridge, MD, August 2006 •Co-Chair, Educational Program on Bankruptcy for Third Circuit Judicial Conference, April 29-May 2, 2006 •Course Facilitator, New Era-New Rules, Interim Rules for BAPCPA of 2005, U.S. Court Of Appeals Third Circuit Judicial Conference, April 29-May 2, 2006 •Moderator, Business Amendments And BAPCPA of 2005, New Jersey Institute Continuing Legal Education, January 2006 •Panelist, William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association, April 4, 2003 •Co-Chair, Annual William H. Gindin Bankruptcy Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association, March 30, 2001 •Program Coordinator, Interplay of Foreclosure Law and Bankruptcy Law, Annual Convention of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Atlantic City, NJ, May 14, 1999 •Moderator/Panelist, The Seminole Decision and Its Implications on Bankruptcy Practice, Sixth Annual New Jersey Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section Bench Bar Conference, East Brunswick, NJ, April 17, 1998 •Co-Chair, Bankruptcy Law Section Fourth Annual Bench/Bar Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association, April 12, 1996 •Speaker, Bankruptcy Law Section, Tenth Anniversary Dinner for Judges Gindin, Garbardella and Wizmur, New Jersey State Bar Association, September 28, 1995 •Moderator/Panelist, Ethical Concerns In Bankruptcy, Annual Bench/Bar Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section, April 21, 1995 •Moderator/Panelist, Evidentiary Issues In Bankruptcy Practice, Annual Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association Creditor and Debtor Section, April 29, 1994 •Conference Subcommittee Member, Annual Bench/Bar Association Conferences, The Annual Conference Subcommittee for the New Jersey State Association Creditor and Debtor Section, April 30, 1993, and April 29, 1994 •Chairperson, Joint Dinner with ED Pa. Bankruptcy Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association Creditor and Debtor Section, Subcommittee, 1994-1995 •Moderator/Panelist, Matrimonial Issues in Bankruptcy Court, Creditor and Debtor Section Annual Conference, New Jersey State Bar Association, April 30, 1993 •Lecturer, Issues Concerning Perfection of Rents in a Bankruptcy Setting, Camden County Bar Association, Commercial Debtor-Creditor Relations Committee, Camden, NJ, February 1992 •Panelist, Bankruptcy Practice, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Mt. Laurel, NJ, July 1992 •Co-Lecturer, Receiverships: Creating Opportunity from Adversity, The Delaware Valley Chapter of the Institute on Real Estate Management's 1991-92 Real Estate Forecast, Philadelphia, PA, September 1991 Other Experience•Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association for the District of New Jersey Bankruptcy Law Section, 2006-2008 •Co-Chair, Education Program, Bankruptcy Program for Third Circuit Judicial Conference, April 29, 2006 - May 2, 2006 •Mediator, U.S. Bankruptcy for the District of Delaware