Philip W. Allogramento


Philip W. Allogramento III practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and commercial law, banking law and finance, commercial litigation, and professional liability.

Mr. Allogramento’s practice focuses on both litigation and transactional work, including the representation of both debtors and creditors in chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy cases.  Mr. Allogramento has represented individuals, corporations, and financial institutions in matters concerning secured transactions, asset sales, note sales, and foreclosures and he has a wide-range of experience in litigating complex matters in state and federal courts, including fraudulent transfer, preference actions, negotiable instrument litigation, professional liability actions involving complex transactional matters, and non-dischargeablity suits.  Additionally, Mr. Allogramento has experience in assisting debtors with the wind-down of businesses outside of bankruptcy and in representing secured and unsecured clients in all aspects of insolvency law.

Prior to joining Connell Foley in 2006, Mr. Allogramento was a summer associate and associate with a mid-sized New Jersey firm.  While at that firm, in addition to working on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters, Mr. Allogramento developed a broad range of experience on issues ranging from estate planning and corporate law to construction and surety law.  Mr. Allogramento received his J.D. from Emory University and, while in law school, was Managing Editor of the Bankruptcy Developments Journal and also served as a legal intern at the U.S. Department of Justice.

Representative Experience:

  • Served as co-counsel to the debtor in a large chapter 11 hospital bankruptcy.
  • Represented one of the largest suppliers of merchandising, assembly, and installation services in the United States as a chapter 11 debtor that resulted in a successful sale of the debtor’s assets.
  • Served as counsel for the debtor in a successful pre-packaged chapter 11 bankruptcy for a real estate holding company.
  • Represented a commercial real estate landlord in a bankruptcy dispute involving contested ownership of a liquor license.
  • Represented banking institutions and insurance companies in check fraud, unauthorized banking transactions, and other issues arising from the Uniform Commercial Code and Federal Regulations.


  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Banking Law Section
  • The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
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  • Emory University School of Law  (J.D., 2003)
  • Hamilton College (B.A.,  Government, 2000)
  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for  the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for  the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for  the Southern District of New York
  • United States Tax Court