Southpointe, PA
Southpointe Town Center
1800 Main Street
Suite 200
Canonsburg, PA 15317
T: (724) 514-8920
F: (724) 514-8954
  • Judicial Extern to The Honorable Joseph McGlynn Jr., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1998)

J.D., Villanova University School of Law (2000)
M.B.A., magna cum laude, West Virginia University (1997)
B.A., magna cum laude, West Virginia University (1996)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York
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Salene Mazur Kraemer

Special Counsel

Salene Mazur Kraemer focuses her practice on creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law,  business and corporate transactions, financial services litigation and commercial and banking law.

Over the course of her career, Kraemer has worked on complex, multimillion dollar matters including corporate and commercial bankruptcy work for creditors, and has provided counsel on issues relating to tax modifications, business formation, financing and general corporate matters for small to large companies.

She was named a Rising Star in the fields of Business Law and Bankruptcy by West Virginia Super Lawyers magazine, and has served as a panelist for various conferences including the American Bankruptcy Institute's Mid-Atlantic Conference. She is a certified turnaround analyst by the Turnaround Management Association.

Representative matters:

  • Represented multiple multimillion dollar secured lenders in Chapter 11 case
  • Represented numerous businesses in restructurings and/or liquidations both in and outside of Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • Represented principal personal interests of CEOs of multimillion dollar Chapter 11 debtors
  • Represented commercial real estate developers, unsecured creditors committees, major unsecured creditors and commercial landlords in Chapter 11 cases 
  • Represented one of the largest unsecured  and administrative creditors in Chapter 11 reorganization of Florida resort
  • Represented lender in fraudulent conveyance litigation
  • Represented owner of major Pennsylvania industrial complex in dispute with various bankrupt tenants
  • Assisted in representation of asbestos personal injury and/or property damage claimants' committees or trusts in numerous asbestos bankruptcies
  • Represented seller of consulting firm in education sector in asset purchase transaction
  • Represented buyer of physical therapy clinic in stock sale
  • Formulated business succession plan for owner of advertising agency
  • Represented numerous corporations in breach of contract/piercing of corporate veil/fraudulent transfer matters
  • Represented numerous businesses in development of social media policies, terms of use and privacy policies

Professional Highlights

Recognized as a "Rising Star" by West Virginia Super Lawyers (2014)

West Virginia University

  • WVU Student Board of Governors
  • Mountain Leadership Honorary (top 25 undergraduate leaders)
  • University Honors Scholar
  • Certified Turnaround Professional-Designate, Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (2007-Present)
  • Turnaround Management Association, Pittsburgh chapter (Member; Treasurer, 2008-2010)
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, West Virginia Network (Founder, 2007); Pittsburgh Network (Member; Membership chair, 2007-2009)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (2013-Present), Business Reorganization Committee
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee, Solo and Small Firm Committees (Board Member)
  • West Virginia Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee
  • Judge, Association of Corporate Growth, MBA Competition (2016)
  • Weirton Heights Rotary Club (2012-Present)
  • Mount Lebanon-Dormont Castle Shannon Rotary (2014-Present)
  • South Hills Chamber of Commerce (2014-Present)
  • Weirton Chamber of Commerce (2013-Present)
  • Toastmasters Club, Toastmasters in the Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2016-Present)