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B.A., Vassar College 

J.D., dean's list honors, St. John's University School of Law 

LL.M., St. John's University School of Law

Craig focuses his practice on bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and commercial litigation. He has represented debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and other parties in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, including the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of New York, and New York State courts.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, he was an extern for Judge Burton R. Lifland of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.


Craig was named the Robert M. Zinman Bankruptcy Scholar for the LL.M. in Bankruptcy Program at St. John's University School of Law for the 2010-11 academic year. During his time as a law student, also at St. John's, Craig was the associate managing editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review and a member of the Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute External Mock Trial Team.

Craig has represented a wide range of clients, from large financial institutions and publicly traded corporations to small companies and individuals (often former or current officers and directors of debtors in bankruptcy) in both bankruptcy proceedings and state court litigation. Craig’s particularly noteworthy representations include:

  • Representing a large aircraft parts manufacturer in Chapter 11 proceedings of an aircraft manufacturer
  • Representing a group of plaintiffs injured in an airplane crash in the Chapter 11 proceeding of the responsible airline
  • Defending a former officer and principal of a failed technology company against avoidance actions brought by the company’s Chapter 7 trustee
  • Representing a regional bank in a foreclosure action and sale of  restaurant equipment owned by its failed borrower
  • Representing the owners of several parcels of real property in an accelerated section 363 sale and Chapter 11 plan confirmation


Professional Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • New York State Bar Association

  • Bar Association of Erie County

  • Buffalo Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees)

Community & Pro Bono

  • Member and past board member, Buffalo Junior Chamber of Commerce