Mary K. Ephraim is an associate practicing in the areas of bankruptcy law and commercial litigation. She has practiced in a wide range of areas, including consumer and corporate bankruptcy, asset sales, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance.
Mary Kate began her legal career practicing bankruptcy law. In 2015, Mary Kate joined the national creditors’ rights firm of Weinstein & Riley, P.S., where she defended her clients in FDCPA class action suits, and continued her bankruptcy practice, advising creditors on motions for relief from the automatic stay, proofs of claim, and turnover proceedings. Additionally, she advised Oak Harbor Capital, LLC, a pioneer in the distressed consumer debt industry, on its compliance program under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as well as on state debt buyer licensing regimes applicable to its private equity funds.
In January 2017, Mary Kate transferred to Oak Harbor Capital full-time as an in-house counsel. She continued to support W&R while handling the general corporate matters of the company, with emphasis on purchases and sales of residential mortgage loans and portfolios of chapter 13 claims, private equity fund formation and dissolution, and the universe of problems presented by nonperforming notes and REO properties.
Mary K. Ephraim earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and her law degree from Pace Law School. She is admitted to practice in the state courts of New York, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, and the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Eastern District of New York (EDNY), and the Middle District of Pennsylvania (MDPA).
SDG Law will handle pre-trial procedures including interlocutory hearings, and the port-trial procedures such as costs and enforcement of a judgment for individuals and businesses.
We have prevailed in civil and criminal appeals at many levels. Our attorneys are admitted to handle appeals before the New York’s Supreme Court Appellate Division, the New York State Court of Appeals, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (federal court) and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Education & Affiliation
- New York, 2008