Nickolas Karavolas

New York City
(212) 508-0477
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Mr. Karavolas practices in the area of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, including representation of secured and unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, and committees. He has experience in various in-court and out-of-court financial restructurings. He also has experience in secured and asset-based financings as well as real estate commercial transactions. In addition, Mr. Karavolas has experience representing defendants in complex commercial litigation matters.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, All Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to New York – Metro Rising Stars, 2017-2021
  • New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project Dedicated Volunteer Award Recipient, 2010-2011, 2014
  • Honoree of the New York State Bar Association Empire State Counsel® Program for Pro Bono Work, 2014


  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2009
  • Fordham University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2003

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
  • Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys

Present Activities

  • New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project
  • New York State High School Mock Trial Tournament, Volunteer Judge