Babette A. Ceccotti

Cohen, Weiss & Simon LLP
New York, New York

Babette A. Ceccotti joined the firm in 1983, and became a partner in 1990.

Ms. Ceccotti focuses on the firm’s bankruptcy and employee benefits practice areas. As part of her bankruptcy work, she represents unions and employee benefit plans in employer bankruptcy proceedings. President Clinton appointed her to the three-member National Bankruptcy Review Commission from 1995-1997.

Ms. Ceccotti’s employee benefits practice includes litigation and counseling regarding regulatory compliance, plan administration governance and other matters.

Ms. Ceccotti is the author of several articles on labor and employee benefit issues in bankruptcy, including publications in the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, in Business Law Today and in the newsletter of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law. She is co-author of a chapter on protecting union interests in employer bankruptcy in Labor Law and Business Change. She has also been a contributing editor of the Employee and Union Member Guide to Labor Law, published by the National Lawyers Guild, and a contributing author of supplements to the ABA/BNA Employee Benefits Law treatise.

Ms. Ceccotti graduated cum laude from Clark University in 1977, and from the New York Law School in 1983.