Judicial Estoppel and Claims Not Disclosed in Bankruptcy

, New York Law Journal


In his Northern District Roundup, Boies, Schiller & Flexner partner Adam R. Shaw discusses two companion opinions by District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino addressing the legal implications caused by an altered release and an opinion by Senior District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy holding that the doctrine of judicial estoppel precluded a party from pursuing litigation claims that he failed to disclose in a prior bankruptcy.

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