Juan Pablo Chavez Vasin


New York, NY
156 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
P 212.237.1143 F 212.262.1215
P 212.237.1143 F 212.262.1215


Juan Pablo maintains a multi-disciplined practice that incorporates bankruptcy, litigation and trademark matters. He is a member of the team that represents the SIPA and Chapter 7 trustees overseeing the liquidation and asset recovery proceedings of the consolidated estates of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC and Bernard L. Madoff.

His bankruptcy experience encompasses proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code in connection with Rule 2004 examinations, fraudulent transfers, reopening and conversion of a Chapter 11 case, substantive consolidation, claim setoff, turnover of property, and stay violation and relief. His bankruptcy matters also incorporate objections to early discharge of an individual Chapter 11 debtor, assumption and assignment of leases, and representing a Chapter 7 Trustee in connection with asset liquidation, sale agreements, and collection of account receivables.

Juan Pablo has assisted in commercial litigation involving breach of contract claims, landlord and tenant actions, oppressed minority shareholder disputes, product liability, and cases involving breach of fiduciary duty.

He has also represented clients in trademark applications, trademark enforcement and brand protection matters. His work has included conducting trademark searches, preparing trademark opinion letters, filing U.S. trademark applications and renewals with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), assisting in the transfer of ownership of intellectual property, and responding to office action letters. 

Prior to Windels Marx, Juan Pablo practiced with a prominent New Jersey law firm. 

Juan Pablo is fluent in Spanish and has conversational fluency in Portuguese.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • New Jersey State Bar Association

Law School Honors, Memberships & Activities

  • Dean's Merit Scholarship
  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Scholarship (2020)
  • LatinoJustice LAWbound scholar
  • Staff Editor - Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • Teaching Fellow - Criminal Law
  • Fellow - Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice
  • Clinical Student - Intellectual Property Law Clinic at Rutgers Law, advising and assisting clients on IP law matters and trademark application filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Recipient - Corporate & Business Law Certificate 
  • Member - Society for Corporate Law & Governance and the Minority Student Program




  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, 2021
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Montclair State University, 2017


  • New Jersey (2022)
  • New York (2023)
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (2023)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (2024)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (2024)