Practice Areas



Pryor & Mandelup prides itself in its expertise in all phases of bankruptcy and related law. The Firm represents businesses and their principals in Chapter 11 reorganizations, liquidations in Chapter 11 or Chapter 7, formal and informal non-bankruptcy workouts with creditors, and as plaintiffs and defendants in all types of bankruptcy litigation.

Pryor & Mandelup has represented creditor committees, secured creditors, and many other categories of creditors with special rights in bankruptcy, such as warehousemen, moving and storage companies, construction materialmen, trust beneficiaries, lessors, and landlords.

Because of the Firm’s multi-disciplinary approach to the law, Pryor & Mandelup, is able to provide both bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy solutions to our clients’ wide variety of business problems.

Pryor & Mandelup also represents individual debtors in Chapter 7 liquidations and Chapter 13 wage earner cases and, where appropriate, Chapter 11 reorganizations.

Pursuant to the disclosure requirements of §528(a)(3) and (4) of the Bankruptcy Code, please be advised that we are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Robert Pryor’s more than 25 years experience as a Chapter 7 Trustee and the Firm’s representation of Trustees for over two decades provides a unique approach to representing Chapter 7 Debtors and defendants in bankruptcy litigations prosecuted by Chapter 7 Trustees.

Commercial Litigation

Pryor & Mandelup has a long history of representing a wide variety of businesses and individuals in sophisticated commercial litigations in federal and state courts.

We have handled business dissolutions, partnership and shareholder disputes, civil fraud actions, franchise litigation, libel cases, prosecuting and defending foreclosures, breach of contract matters and other commercial disputes.

Business Transactions

Pryor & Mandelup, can fulfill our clients’ needs for representation in a variety of business transactions:

  • Formation of Corporations, LLCs and LLPs

  • Shareholder, Partnership, LLP and LLC agreements

  • Business dissolutions and buy-outs

  • Commerical and individual real estate transactions and leases

  • Employment Agreements

  • Agreements for the purchase or sale of businesses

  • Mediation

The Firm often represents clients in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy mediations. Scott Mandelup is a member of the Bankruptcy Mediation Panel for the US Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Both Scott Mandelup and Robert Pryor serve as mediators in a variety of bankruptcy matters.