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Richard E. Mikels

Attorney (retired)

Current Position

Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
780 Third Avenue
34th floor
New York, NY 100017

Tel: 212-561-7716
Fax: 212-561-7777

Class: II (1991)Circuit: First


Boston University, B.S., B.A. (1969); J.D., cum laude (1972)
Member and Editor, Boston University Law Review (1970-72)
Admitted to Massachusetts Bar (1972)
Admitted to New York Bar (2015)


Boston University School of Law, Adjunct Professor
American College of Bankruptcy, First Circuit Regent (2005-06); Board of Directors (2009-12); Vice President (2012-)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Director (2000-06)
American Bar Association
Commercial Law League
Boston Bar Association
Turnaround Management Association, Director, New England Chapter (1999-08)
Boston University Alumni Association: President (2000-01); Executive Committee (1996-); Boston University Law School Board of Visitors (2005-06)


Fort-Hour Bankruptcy Mediation Training held at St. John's University School of Law, New York, NY Dec 2013 Faculty
"Do's and Don’t's of Written Advocacy," ABI 25th Annual Winter Leadership Conference, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA Dec 2013 Panel Moderator
"Subsidiary Obligations on the Debt, Complex Financial Restructuring Program," ABI, Philadelphia, PA Nov 2013 Speaker
"The Importance of Negotiation in Chapter 11," NCBJ, Atlanta, GA Oct 2013 Speaker and author of related materials
"How to Defeat a Single Asset Real Estate Case," Commercial Law League of America Webinar Aug 2013 Speaker
YPO-WPO Harvard Parent Teen Busines Program held at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA Jul 2013 Judge


Boston University Law School Alumni Association, Silver Shingle Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to School of Law (April 2004)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Chambers USA Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, listed in SuperLawyers, as one of the top 100 attorneys in Massachusetts, and listed in Chambers USA.