• Assistant Vice President, Operations
  • isabel.baumgarten@gardencitygroup.com
  • 631-470-1807
  • Core Strengths

    Bankruptcy
    Mass Tort

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Isabel Baumgarten

Drawing on years of practice as a bankruptcy and maritime lawyer, Isabel Baumgarten has successfully lead over a dozen large and complex case administrations since joining GCG, including AMR Corporation (American Airlines), Samson Resources, Quicksilver Resources and the Jackson Hewitt bankruptcy matters.  As GCG’s resident maritime expert, Ms. Baumgarten has navigated complicated noticing issues in various shipping bankruptcy matters, including,General Maritime Corporation, Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd., and TBS Shipping Services Inc.

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Drawing on years of practice as a bankruptcy and maritime lawyer, Isabel Baumgarten has successfully lead over a dozen large and complex case administrations since joining GCG, including AMR Corporation (American Airlines), Samson Resources, Quicksilver Resources and the Jackson Hewitt bankruptcy matters.  As GCG’s resident maritime expert, Ms. Baumgarten has navigated complicated noticing issues in various shipping bankruptcy matters, including,General Maritime Corporation, Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd., and TBS Shipping Services Inc.  She was also a primary lead in the Stryker Modular Hip Settlement Program, a $1.425 billion settlement and one of GCG’s largest mass tort matters, where she utilized her prior law firm experience administering asbestos claims through the Lykes Tort Claims Trust and the Lykes Lines and Unites States Lines, Inc. and the United States Lines (S.A.) Inc. Reorganization Trust.  Ms. Baumgarten has been instrumental in the development of the bankruptcy group and the creation and continued enhancement of cutting-edge client tools and solutions, including online claims processing platforms and GCG’s contract administrative tracking system.

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Education

  • New York University, B.A.
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.

Trade Organizations

  • Admitted to the Bars of New York and New Jersey
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA)
  • New York Maritime Association (NYMAR)

Awards

  • Founders Day Award Scholar
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • Kappa Tau Alpha Honor and the National Journalism Honor Society