Member Spotlight | Joanna M. Kornafel

Written Friday, June 26, 2020

Joanna M. Kornafel will receive the Young Lawyers Section Vanguard Award at the CBA’s annual awards celebration, Celebrate with the Stars, on Wednesday, July 22.

She is an associate at Green & Sklarz LLC, representing individuals and clients with complex financial and litigation needs in a large range of industries. Her practice focuses on civil litigation matters, bankruptcy litigation, unfair trade practices, business torts, breach of contracts, and a wide array of other commercial litigation matters. Additionally, she has represented clients in state and federal courts and has prosecuted and defended evidentiary hearings related to applications for preliminary injunctions, prejudgment remedy, and contested matters in bankruptcy court. 

Attorney Kornafel actively serves as the legislative liaison for the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section and senior advisor for the Young Lawyers Section. She received the YLS' Rookie of the Year Award in 2014, the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section's Rising Star Award in 2017, and the YLS' Star of the Year Award in 2019. 

The Young Lawyers Section Vanguard Award is presented to a current or recent member of the CBA-YLS executive committee who has made outstanding and significant contributions to the YLS and the Bar Association in general over an extended period of time. 

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