Full Name
Judge Janet E Bostwick
Job Title
United States Bankruptcy Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusett
Speaker Bio
Janet E. Bostwick was appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the District of Massachusetts on September 27, 2019. Before joining the bench, Judge Bostwick practiced as a bankruptcy attorney with more than 30 years of experience with financially troubled companies, dealing with Chapter 11 business reorganizations, liquidations and winddowns, loan workouts, and creditor negotiations. Judge Bostwick practiced at her own firm, Janet E. Bostwick, PC, for eighteen years. Prior to launching her firm, Judge Bostwick practiced in Boston, MA at the firms of Goldstein & Manello, PC and Sherin and Lodgen, LLP.

During her career, Judge Bostwick has been active in professional and bar associations. Judge Bostwick is a current director of the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation, which is the largest funder of bankruptcy pro bono projects and grants, providing more $2,000,000 in funding in the last five years. She chairs the ACBF Pro Bono Committee, overseeing the review and administration of the grant requests. Judge Bostwick is also Co- Chair of the Administration and Courts Subcommittee of the ABA Business Bankruptcy Law Committee.
Judge Bostwick is a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the Boston Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the International Women Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. In 2007, Judge Bostwick was selected to become a member of the American College of Bankruptcy, an honorary association which recognizes distinguished insolvency and bankruptcy professionals.

Judge Bostwick earned a J.D. from Cornell Law School and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany.
Speaking At
Commercial Breakout - Recent Developments and Trends in Ch. 11 and Commercial Practice
Janet Bostwick