Amy K. Bharj
Areas of Practice in Litigation
Ms. Bharj was born and raised in London, England where she completed her undergraduate law degree at University College London. In 2006, she transferred to Columbia Law School as part of a dual degree program. While in law school, she took a keen interest in moot court and was the winner of the 2004 University College London junior moot court competition.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Bharj joined the Business Finance & Restructuring department of Weil, Gotshal and Manges, LLP in New York. Amy represented Blockbuster Inc., in the preparation of its Chapter 11 filing and subsequent asset sale to Dish Network. Other noteworthy representations include the Chapter 11 filing of Texas Ranger Baseball Partners and sale to Rangers Baseball Express; representation of Trump Entertainment Resorts in securing confirmation of a plan of reorganization against a competing plan of reorganization.
Amy also has experience in bankruptcy fraud cases.
New York, 2010
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
Activities & Memberships
Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida
American Bar Association
Honors & Awards
• Winner, UCL Junior Mooting Competition, 2004
• Member, UCL Law Society, 2004-2005
• Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of European Law, 2007-2008
• Member, Columbia Law School European Moot Court Team, 2007-2008
• Recipient, Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law
LL.B., with honors, University College London, 2009
J.D., Columbia Law School, 2009