It is with great affection that we say good-bye to retiring Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Jeffrey Sapir. Trustee Sapir has been in private practice concentrating on bankruptcy for over 50 years.
Besides being in private practice, Sapir has been the Chapter 13 Trustee for the Southern District of New York covering the courts in New York City, White Plains and Poughkeepsie for the past 38 years. He is also the Chapter 12 Trustee for the Southern District of New York since the inception of Chapter 12.
Sapir retired in 2010 as a panel Chapter 7 Trustee in the Southern District, White Plains Division after serving since 1970.
He is a New York University 1962 graduate and 1965 New York Law School graduate with an LLB degree.
He is a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association on the subjects of Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation and has also lectured for the Practicing Law Institute, New York Law School, Pace Law School, St. Johns Law School LLM program and numerous Bar Associations throughout the State of New York.
Mr. Sapir will retire as Chapter 13 Trustee as of December 31, 2017, but will continue to represent debtors in there – establishment of his private practice on a limited basis. He hopes to spend more time with his family, grandchildren and do more freshwater fishing.