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Shoshana Schiff

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D.

Lehigh University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

State of New Jersey

U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Memberships

Lawyer’s Advisory Committee- United State Bankruptcy Court, District Of New Jersey
Member, 2012-Present
Chair, Local Forms Subcommittee 2016-Present

Lawyer’s Advisory Committee- United State District Court, District Of New Jersey
Bankruptcy Court Representative, 2013-Present
Chair, Writ of Execution Subcommittee

Essex County Bar Association, Member 1996-Present
Trustee, 2014-Present
Secretary, 2018-2019
Debtor Creditor Section, 1999-Present
Chair, 2009-Present

MCLE Committee, Vice-Chair, 2007-2010

Bar Goes Local, Maplewood/South Orange/Irvington Co-Chair, 2000-Present

Bar Goes Local West Orange/Livingston/Roseland/Short Hills
Co-Chair. 2012-Present
Annual Dinner Committee, 2017-2018
Young Lawyers Section, 1999-2008
Vice-Chair, 2007-2008
Executive Committee, 2005-2008
Law Day Chair, 2006-2008
Long Range Planning Committee, Member, 2008
Programming Committee, Vice-Chair, 2007-2008

International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, 2005-Present
Co-Chair, 2012-2015
Board Member, 2007-Present

New Jersey Federal Bankruptcy Bar Association, 2015-Present
Secretary, 2015-Present

Seton Hall University School of Law, Alumni Council, 1999-Present
Reunion Chair, 2008, 2018
Young Alumni Council, Chair, 2001-2002
Women’s Law Forum Alumni Advisor, 1999-2002

New Jersey Women Lawyer’s Association, Member, 2009-Present

New Jersey State Bar Association, Member 1999-Present
Debtor/Creditor Section, 1999-Present
Women in the Profession Section, 1999-Present
Young Lawyers Section, 1999-2002

Morris County Bar Association, Member, 2008-Present

Monmouth County Bar Association, Member 2017-Present

Northern New Jersey Lehigh Alumni Club, 2006-Present
Freshman Sendoff Chair, 2006-Present

Partners for Women and Justice
Board of Trustees, 2010-Present
Governance Committee, 2015-Present
Major Gifts Campaign, 2014-Present
Fundraising Committee, 2013-2015
Spring Benefit Co-Chair, 2010-2013
Honorary Dinner Chair, 2008

Bankruptcy Inn of Court, 2001-2003
Barrister, 2002-2003
Student, 2001-2002

Haydn Proctor Inn of Court, Student, 1999-2001

West Orange Chamber of Commerce, 2001-Present
Board Member, 2001-Present

Honors

Seton Hall University School of Law Exemplary Service Award, May 2016

Lehigh University Alumni of the Year Award for the Class of 1995, May 2015

Named “New Jersey Rising Star” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2012 and 2013

Listed in the “Top 40 Under 40” by The New Jersey Law Journal in 2011

Awarded the “Young Lawyers Section Achievement Award” by the Essex County Bar Association in 2007

Volunteering

Partners for Women and Justice

Essex County Bar Association

Pro Bono Matters

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D.

Lehigh University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

State of New Jersey

U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Memberships

Lawyer’s Advisory Committee- United State Bankruptcy Court, District Of New Jersey
Member, 2012-Present
Chair, Local Forms Subcommittee 2016-Present

Lawyer’s Advisory Committee- United State District Court, District Of New Jersey
Bankruptcy Court Representative, 2013-Present
Chair, Writ of Execution Subcommittee

Essex County Bar Association, Member 1996-Present
Trustee, 2014-Present
Secretary, 2018-2019
Debtor Creditor Section, 1999-Present
Chair, 2009-Present

MCLE Committee, Vice-Chair, 2007-2010

Bar Goes Local, Maplewood/South Orange/Irvington Co-Chair, 2000-Present

Bar Goes Local West Orange/Livingston/Roseland/Short Hills
Co-Chair. 2012-Present
Annual Dinner Committee, 2017-2018
Young Lawyers Section, 1999-2008
Vice-Chair, 2007-2008
Executive Committee, 2005-2008
Law Day Chair, 2006-2008
Long Range Planning Committee, Member, 2008
Programming Committee, Vice-Chair, 2007-2008

International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, 2005-Present
Co-Chair, 2012-2015
Board Member, 2007-Present

New Jersey Federal Bankruptcy Bar Association, 2015-Present
Secretary, 2015-Present

Seton Hall University School of Law, Alumni Council, 1999-Present
Reunion Chair, 2008, 2018
Young Alumni Council, Chair, 2001-2002
Women’s Law Forum Alumni Advisor, 1999-2002

New Jersey Women Lawyer’s Association, Member, 2009-Present

New Jersey State Bar Association, Member 1999-Present
Debtor/Creditor Section, 1999-Present
Women in the Profession Section, 1999-Present
Young Lawyers Section, 1999-2002

Morris County Bar Association, Member, 2008-Present

Monmouth County Bar Association, Member 2017-Present

Northern New Jersey Lehigh Alumni Club, 2006-Present
Freshman Sendoff Chair, 2006-Present

Partners for Women and Justice
Board of Trustees, 2010-Present
Governance Committee, 2015-Present
Major Gifts Campaign, 2014-Present
Fundraising Committee, 2013-2015
Spring Benefit Co-Chair, 2010-2013
Honorary Dinner Chair, 2008

Bankruptcy Inn of Court, 2001-2003
Barrister, 2002-2003
Student, 2001-2002

Haydn Proctor Inn of Court, Student, 1999-2001

West Orange Chamber of Commerce, 2001-Present
Board Member, 2001-Present

Honors

Seton Hall University School of Law Exemplary Service Award, May 2016

Lehigh University Alumni of the Year Award for the Class of 1995, May 2015

Named “New Jersey Rising Star” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2012 and 2013

Listed in the “Top 40 Under 40” by The New Jersey Law Journal in 2011

Awarded the “Young Lawyers Section Achievement Award” by the Essex County Bar Association in 2007

Volunteering

Partners for Women and Justice

Essex County Bar Association

Pro Bono Matters

Biography

Shoshana Schiff concentrates her practice in the areas of restructuring and bankruptcy, debtor/creditor law, commercial litigation and redevelopment.

Shoshana is a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee – United States District Court, District of New Jersey from 2013 to the present; the Lawyers Advisory Committee United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey; the Essex County Bar Association from 1996 to the present; International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, 2005 to the present.  She currently serves as Secretary to the Essex County Bar Association.  She serves as the Secretary to the New Jersey Federal Bankruptcy Bar Association from 2015 to the present, Seton Hall University School of Law, Alumni Council, 1999 to the present, New Jersey Women Lawyer’s Association from 2009 to the present, New Jersey State Bar Association from 1999 to the present, the Morris County Bar Association from 2008 to the present, Monmouth County Bar Association from 2017 to the present, Northern New Jersey Lehigh Alumni Club from 2006 to the present.  Shoshana has served on the Board of Trustees of Partners for Women and Justice from 2010 to the present.  In addition, Shoshana was a student and barrister in the Bankruptcy Inn of Court, 2001 – 2003 and a student in the Haydn Proctor Inn of Court, 1999 to 2001.

In May 2016, Shoshana received the Seton Hall University School of Law Exemplary Service Award.  Shoshana received the Lehigh University Alumni of the Year Award for the Class of 1995 in May 2015.  She was named “New Jersey Rising Star”[1] by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine in 2012 and 2013.  In 2011, Shoshana was listed in the “Top 40 Under 40" by The New Jersey Law Journal.1 In 2007, Shoshana was awarded the “Young Lawyers Section Achievement Award” by the Essex County Bar Association. 

Shoshana served as the Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert Feldman, J.S.C., in Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division, Monmouth County 1998-1999.

Shoshana received her B.A. degree in Government from Lehigh University in 1995 and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, in 1998.  She was the recipient of the Mary Franzese Humanitarian Award.

Shoshana was admitted to the practice of law in New Jersey in 1998 and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey in 1998.  She was Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit in 2008.

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