Nella Bloom, Managing Member
As outside general counsel, I help small and new businesses throughout their business life cycle, from startup to shut-down. For example:
(1) Prospective business owners need advice on where to base their companies, how to divide equity, and what types of protection they require when starting up;
(2) Later-stage businesses need contracts and advice about funding or collections; and
(3) End-stage companies need a trusted advisor to help them work through asset sales, business divorces, bankruptcies, or dissolutions.
My practice is unique, since my clients represent an eclectic mix of industries and sectors, in different parts of their life cycles. In addition to helping start new businesses, I work with companies in the throes of buying another entity, as well as those selling their assets or closing down. I’m a business owner myself, so I deeply understand the mindset of an entrepreneur, and the personal aspect of being a business owner. Even in my time off, I am an entrepreneur. I’m a Founders Circle Sponsor and a Sponsorship Committee member of Women Owned Law, an international professional association that officially launched in January of 2017.
I am licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, and I’m a frequent presenter on issues relating to small and emerging business and corporate bankruptcy. My recent presentations include”Starting Up a New Business: What Everyone Should Know” with Timothy Carroll, CPA, of Drucker & Scaccetti; “I had a great month but I can’t pay my bills; what now?” with John Capizzi, Principal of Internal Audit Services Inc., International; and solo presentation “Philadelphia’s Distressed Properties: What Are My Investment Options?” My articles have been published in the New York Law Journal, The Legal Intelligencer, and the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal, and most recently I was a contributing author to the hot-off-the-press The New ROI: Return on Individuals, now available on Amazon. And, as of May 2018, I am a Pennsylvania Rising Star according to SuperLawyers Magazine.
I’m a 2001 cum laude graduate of Hamilton College and a 2006 graduate of Syracuse University College of Law. At Syracuse, I was a Dean’s Scholar and served on the Law Review as Lead Articles Editor. I’m a native Philadelphian and I live in the East Passyunk neighborhood with my family.
Do you have questions for me? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Myron Bloom, Counsel to the Firm
I have about forty years’ experience in representing corporate clients in the Philadelphia area. My bankruptcy experience is comprehensive – I’ve represented debtors, creditors, committees and other stakeholders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. Over a distinguished career, I have also handled commercial litigation, corporate and real estate matters.
I have been with multiple Philadelphia law firms, including Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller (as founding shareholder); Adelman Lavine Gold & Levin (as partner and associate); and Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen (as an associate). My career also includes positions in the public sector. I served as a law clerk to a United States District Court Judge, and I worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an Enforcement Attorney.
I have been repeatedly recognized for my achievements in such publications as Best Lawyers in America; Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Tier 1 ranking); The Legal 500; and as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer. I am a frequent lecturer in bankruptcy law. For several years, I was a columnist for The Legal Intelligencer on the topic of bankruptcy law, and I also have been privileged to contribute to numerous national publications.
I am a 1970 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1973 cum laude graduate of George Washington University Law School, where I served as Senior Editor and Notes and Comments Editor for The Journal of International Law and Economics. I am licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. I am a long-time resident of Philadelphia, and have lived in Society Hill since 1985.
Do you have questions for me? Email me at email@example.com .