Marita S. Erbeck

Firm: Drinker Biddle
Location: Florham Park - NJ

  • 600 Campus Dr.
    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932-1047
  • Tel : (973) 549-7076
  • Fax : (973) 360-9831

Marita S. Erbeck effectively assists her clients ‎in a diverse range of business and legal issues. For nearly 15 years, Marita has represented clients in complex reorganization and litigation matters to maximize their recovery. She represents debtors, trustees, committees and secured and unsecured creditors in complex Chapter 11 cases and was instrumental on the team that successfully reorganized St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey, the first New Jersey hospital to successfully reorganize under Chapter 11. Marita was also featured as one of the “Saviors of St. Mary’s” in the New Jersey Law Journal article, “Passaic Hospital First in New Jersey to Survive Chapter 11.”

Marita is experienced in negotiating and drafting plans and disclosure statements, asset purchase agreements and related documents. She was on the team that represented the Indenture Trustee for 10 industrial revenue bond issues totaling over $1.2 billion, making it the largest unsecured creditor on the official unsecured creditors committee in the American Airlines bankruptcy.

Marita is an effective litigator who has achieved favorable outcomes for her clients in federal and state courts. She regularly prosecutes and defends clients in avoidance action litigation, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions. She also represents a global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate in real estate and bankruptcy litigation.

Drinker Biddle

Drinker Biddle is a national, full-service law firm providing litigation, regulatory and business solutions to public and private corporations, multinational Fortune 100 companies and start-ups. Since 1849, we have built a reputation for outstanding legal results and a sophisticated, forward-thinking approach to every client engagement.

Our nearly 575 lawyers across 13 offices combine a comprehensive range of legal services with significant national roles in industries, including—but not limited to— education, financial services, health care, insurance, pharma and life sciences, and retail. Through deep industry knowledge and a commitment to excellence, clients can rely on us to deliver the counsel and insight needed to win complex class actions, close billion-dollar transactions and stay ahead of ever-changing regulations.