Jeffrey A. Schreiber

Top rated Creditor Debtor Rights attorney in Salem, New Hampshire

Schreiber Law, LLC
Jeffrey A. Schreiber
Schreiber Law, LLC

Practice Areas: Creditor Debtor Rights, Business Litigation, Business & Corporate

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 1982

Education: Syracuse University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016, 2020 - 2023
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Schreiber Law, LLC

53 Stiles Road, Suite A-102
Salem, NH 03079 Phone: 603-685-3403 Email: Jeffrey A. Schreiber Visit website


As the founding attorney of Schreiber Law, LLC, located on the Massachusetts/New Hampshire border in Salem, New Hampshire, Jeffrey A. Schreiber devotes his legal practice to the creditor rights of lenders, debt buyers, and issuers of credit and bank cards.  He also concentrates his practice in business litigation and general corporate law matters.  In addition to the MA/NH office, the law firm has offices in CT, ME, and VT. Mr. Schreiber primarily represents global financial institutions in all the courts of New England. The cases that Mr. Schreiber accepts include consumer and commercial collections. He served as a private panel Chapter 7 trustee for 17 years appearing in both the NH and MA bankruptcy courts.  He has had the AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell for over 25 years.  In 2012, The American Lawyer magazine named him as one of Boston area's top-rated lawyer.  Mr. Schreiber is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and the District of Columbia.  He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, among other federal courts.

Mr. Schreiber received a Bachelor of Arts in government magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1979. He attended Syracuse University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982. While in law school, he was a finalist in the Lionel O. Grossman Trial Competition.

Mr. Schreiber is an active participant in numerous professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, ACA International, DBA International and the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is also a member of The National Creditors Bar Association and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys. He has written extensively on topics related to his practice areas published in Inside ARM, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the Boston Business Journal, the New York State Bar Association Journal, and Medical Trial Technique Quarterly.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.


First Admitted: 1982, New Hampshire

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Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Listed as an "AV" rated lawyer (the highest rating) in the Martindale Hubbell National Legal Directory since the 1990's; 2008- present, Listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Member of Private Panel of Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees, Office of the U.S. Trustee for the First Circuit, U. S. Department of Justice (1988-2005); Adjunct Faculty, Massachusetts School of Law, Andover, Massachusetts (Fall 2004 semester); Expert Witness retained to testify on bankruptcy and related commercial law issues:  Shadrawy, et al. v. Romeo, et al., C.A. No. 95-55-P.C., U.S. District Court for the District of Maine; Steeves v. Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, et al., Docket No. CV-95-835, Cumberland County Superior Court, State of Maine
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • 1988-2004 Member, Private Panel of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees, Office of the U.S. Trustee for the First Circuit, U.S. Department of Justice regularly appearing in the N.H. Bankruptcy Court
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut, 2018
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of  VT, 2017
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of New Hampshire and District of Columbia, 2005
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Pennsylvania, 2013
  • Admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1982
  • Member, National Creditors Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana, 2003
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of New York, 1984
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Allowing to Fail: Should the Bankruptcy Laws be Eliminated?" BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL 36 (Vol. 17, No. 40 November 14-20, 1997)
  • "Non-Fraudulent Transfers Under Bankruptcy Act," 14 MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY 913 (Vol. 14, No. 25 March 10, 1986)
  • "Bankruptcy Amendments & Federal Judgeship Act," 13 MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY 413 (Vol. 14, No. 13 December 17, 1984)
  • "Consumer Debtor Alternatives: An Approach to Insolvency Counseling under the Bankruptcy Reform Act," 87 COMMERCIAL LAW JOURNAL 475, 573, 636 (October, November & December 1982), reprinted in 37 PERSONAL FINANCE LAW QUARTERLY 19 et seq. (Winter 1983)
  • "Medical Implants and the Law," 1982 MEDICAL TRIAL TECHNIQUE QUARTERLY 445
  • "Dries v. Gregor: A Case Study of Informed Consent Doctrine in New York," 53 NEW YORK STATE BAR JOURNAL 431 (October 1981)
  • The following is an article describing an important case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Dorrian v. LVNV, LLC, in which the court will decide whether passive debt buyers must be licensed as debt collectors as a prerequisite to assigning to its claims to 3rd party debt collectors for collection from Massachusetts residents., author, Perfect Storm Coalesces as Division of Banks, Debt Buyers, and Consumer Lawyers Await Decision in Massachusetts
  • This article deals with the expansion of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by the judiciary and how common sense has been recently applied to the statute., author, Bringing Common Sense to Collections
  • Dorrian and the Calm After the Storm, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 47, Issue No. 18, April 30,, 2018
  • "Senate Nixes Foreclosure Fix," Chronicle-Tribune Newspaper, (Op Ed May 5, 2009)
  • "Don't Use our Money to Buy Bad Loans," Chronicle-Tribune Newspaper, (Op Ed March 16, 2009)
  • "Defaulting Families Should Rent, Not Own," Chronicle-Tribune Newspaper, (Op Ed March 2, 2009)
  • "Bankruptcy Change Holds Foreclosure Fix," Indianapolis Star, (Op Ed February 19, 2009)
  • "Feds Assuming Big Risk on Automakers," Chronicle-Tribune Newspaper, (Op Ed February 12, 2009)
  • "Auto Industry to be Held Accountable" Chronicle-Tribune Newspaper (Op Ed January 24, 2009)
Educational Background:
  • Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, B.A. magna cum laude, Major: Government and Legal Studies, Honors: Dean's List Student, 1979
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Settled, claim for global gaming institution,plaintiff for $2,700,000 all of which was collected from an uninsured defendant, 2011
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certificate of completion, Strategic Negotiations:  Dealmaking For The Long Term, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2012
  • Awarded Top Partner -2018 of Midland Credit Management's entire U.S. network of attorneys, Top Partner, Midland Credit Management, a division of Encore Capital Group, 2018
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, The New England Super Lawyers magazine, 2015, 2016
  • Top Performing Law Firm in the U.S., Cavalry Portfolio Services, LLC, 2012
  • Highest Producing Law Firm for law firm recently retained ("Rookie of the Year"), Midland Credit Management, a division of Encore Capital Group, 2017
  • Boston's Top Rated Lawyers, The American Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell, 2012
  • One of the Best Rated Lawyers in 2014, The American Lawyer and The Boston Globe
Industry Groups:
  • Credit Card Issuer
  • Debt Buying
  • Lender

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53 Stiles Road, Suite A-102
Salem, NH 03079


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