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Stanley J. Samorajczyk


Current Position

Senior Member
Law Offices of Stanley J. Samorajczyk
Washington, DC 20006

Class: II (1991)Circuit: Fourth


Georgetown University, A.B. (1964)
Catholic University of America, J.D. (1967)
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar (1968)
Admitted to Virginia Bar (1970)

Professional Career

Senior Counsel, McNamee Hosea (2011-)
Law Offices of Stanley J. Samorajczyk (2008-11)
Financial Restructuring Section Chair, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, DC (1992-07)
Co-Chair and Lecturer, Mid-Atlantic Institute on Bankruptcy and Reorganization (1985-)
Bankruptcy Section Co-Chair, Hazel & Thomas, P.C. (1979-92)
Bankruptcy Task Force, D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services (2005-08)
Board of Directors and Co-Chair of Public Education Project, Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (2003-08)
Board of Visitors, Columbus School of Law (1998-)


American College of Bankruptcy: Fellow (1991-); Board of Regents (2006-10)
Virginia State Bar: Chairman, Bankruptcy Law Section (1992-93); Board of Governors (1990-98)
Fourth Circuit Bankruptcy Merit Selection Panel (1986-88)
American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee
American Bankruptcy Institute
, The Catholic University's International Business and Trade Summer Law Program at Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland; Board of Advisors and Lecturer


"Chapter 11 as a Creative Business Tool," Virginia Lawyer Nov 1992 Stanley J. Samorajczyk and Vicki Scheer Foster,
"Pre-Packaged Reorganization Cases," Law Education Institute and The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Jan 1994 Seminar
"Chapter 11: Reorganization Plan," Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia, Virginia State Bar Handbook 2004


Listed in SuperLawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, (2011)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, (1993-08)
Listed in Who’s Who Legal USA-Insolvency and Restructuring, (2006-09)
Listed in America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA, (2004-)
Listed in International Who's Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers, (2008)
Listed in Corporate Counsel's Top Lawyers, (2011)
Listed in Virginia SuperLawyers, (2011)