Author: Nathan Alexander

Nathan’s experience includes an emphasis in general commercial litigation, securities, trust & estate, intellectual property and professional malpractice matters. Nathan both prosecutes and defends against claims for businesses large and small, trustees, investment advisors and other fiduciaries. Nathan handles matters involving contract and licensing disputes, franchising disputes, consumer protection claims, fiduciary duty claims, intellectual property claims (including trademark, trade dress, unfair competition and copyright) and banking litigation. Nathan practices before state and federal courts and arbitration panels throughout the country, as well as before state and federal regulators.

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Court Grants Student Loan Debt Relief to a Graduate of a Non-Accredited Medical School

On April 4, 2016, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a decision that may significantly change the landscape of student debt relief. In re Decena, No. 15-72903, 2016 WL 1371031 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. Apr. 4, 2016). Per Judge Robert Grossman, the court discharged the student loan of a hapless medical school graduate who studied at a non-accredited medical school in West Africa.