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The judge who oversaw Lehman’s bankruptcy resignation


By Anna Sanders (December 15, 2021, 1:08 p.m. EST) – New York judge Shelley C. Chapman, who oversaw the Lehman Brothers Holdings bankruptcy case and hundreds of other Chapter 11 cases, has announced plans to step down next year after more than a decade with the Southern District.

“I’m not retiring – I’m just stepping off this bench,” Justice Chapman told Law360 Pulse. “I intend to find something exciting and meaningful to do.”

Justice Chapman announced this week that she will step down from the bench on June 6, 2022, less than two years before her current term expires in March 2024. She will continue to preside …

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