For Hearings Before Judge Stong:
All hearings before Judge Stong will be conducted remotely, by telephone or video as the Court deems appropriate, until further notice. It is not necessary to contact the Courtroom Deputy to request prior authorization to appear remotely, whether via telephone or video.
Please use eCourt Appearances to register to appear at a hearing. To register, please provide your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number on the hearing date, and if appropriate, the party that you represent. Please be sure to register at least two business days before your hearing. You will receive instructions on how to access the remote hearing via e-mail two business days before the hearing. On your hearing date, please connect at least ten minutes before your scheduled hearing time, and keep your audio and video on mute until your case is called.
If you have a CM/ECF account, you may access eCourt Appearances in the “Utilities” menu after logging into CM/ECF. If you do not have a CM/ECF account, you may access eCourt Appearances on the Court’s website at https://ecf.nyeb.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/nyebAppearances.pl.
Additional information about eCourt Appearances, including a tutorial on how to use the program, is available at https://www.nyeb.uscourts.gov/registering-remote-hearing-appearance-using-ecourt-appearances.
The Court appreciates the efforts of attorneys who are representing clients on a pro bono basis and invites them to contact chambers if they would like their matters to be called at the beginning of the calendar. Chambers will make every reasonable effort to accommodate such requests.
Below are the instructions to attend a telephonic hearing:
Procedures for obtaining hearing dates, and requesting emergency hearings, adjournments, telephonic or video appearances, conferences, and concerning chambers copies, submission of orders, notices of presentment, and other matters may be found by clicking the Judges' Procedures tab.
Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, EDNY
Conrad B. Duberstein Courthouse
271-C Cadman Plaza East - Suite 1595
Brooklyn, NY 11201-1800
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Judge Elizabeth S. Stong is a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Previously, she was a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher, associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and law clerk to U. S. District Judge David Mazzone. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Council of the American Law Institute, board of the ABA Center for Innovation, and the Advisory Committee of the Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought and holds leadership roles in the International Insolvency Institute, Practising Law Institute, P.R.I.M.E. Finance, American Bar Foundation, and ABA Business Law Section, International Law Section, and Judicial Division.
Her past positions include President of the Harvard Law School Association, Chair of the NCBJ International Judicial Relations Committee, and Chair of the New York City Bar ADR Committee. She also served on the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service, Standing Committee on the American Judicial System, Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education, Commission on Women in the Profession, and Commission on Homelessness and Poverty.
Judge Stong has trained judges in more than 25 countries on five continents, including Central Europe, North, Central and West Africa, Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Arabian Peninsula with the U.S. Commerce Department, the World Bank, ABA-ROLI, and INSOL, among other organizations. She has consulted with the Supreme Court of China and People’s High Courts in Beijing and Guangzhou, and led judicial workshops in Cambodia, Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. She received the ABA Glass Cutter Award, the NYIC Hon. Cecelia Goetz Award, the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Freda Nisnewitz Award for Pro Bono Service, the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors Judicial Service Award, and the MFY Legal Services Scales of Justice Award. Judge Stong is an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School and St. John’s University School of Law. She received her A.B. magna cum laude and her J.D. from Harvard University.