Neil H. Ackerman, Esq.

Neil H. Ackerman, Esq.

5.0 AV Rated Bankr. Atty w/Decades of Exp.: Please Reach Out To Me If You Need To Restructure Your Business's Debt, or Protect Your Business or Personal Assets from Foreclosure, Tax Debt or Other Collection Activities

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Rating 4.55 stars 2 Reviews, 4 Recommendations

Practice area: Bankruptcy and debt, Litigation, Debt settlement, Debt collection, Free Consultation (60 minutes)




I am an attorney with 37 years' experience, concentrating on Bankruptcy Law, Debt Restructuring and Workouts, and Commercial Litigation in Federal and State Courts, including foreclosure defense.  I have a 5.0 "AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating" (ranked, based on the confidential opinions of Judges and other attorneys, as having the highest level of professional excellence, particularly in the areas of legal ability and ethical standards, as explained at by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system, which evaluates lawyers and law firms in the United States and Canada. The AV rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating offered by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.)
I have successfully represented numerous individual debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases; defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance, and other bankruptcy litigation; public corporations and other corporate debtors in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganizations, as well as Creditors' Committees, Investor's Committees, and Bondholders' Committees in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases; Bankruptcy Trustees in numerous Chapters 7 and 11 cases; and Banks, Municipalities, Insurance Premium Finance Companies, the State Insurance Fund, and other secured and unsecured creditors and lessors in Chapters 7, 11, and 13 Bankruptcy cases.
I have also successfully represented Banks and other secured creditors, and landlords, as well as debtors, in pre-bankruptcy and outside-of bankruptcy commercial workouts and compositions; and I have extensive experience in state law matters including foreclosures, individual and portfolio real property sales and purchases, replevins, collection actions, malpractice actions, and breach of fiduciary duty actions under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other applicable state and federal law.
I was the Law Clerk for the Hon. Cecelia Goetz, U.S. Bankr. Judge in 1981-1982; and I was a Court-appointed Bankruptcy trustee in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York for more than 20 years.I was also the editor of "Bankruptcy for Bankers" of the Banking Law Journal between 1999-2000; I have authored 11 articles that were published in the Banking Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, and the Long Island Business News; and I have lectured at many legal seminars on Bankruptcy and Real Estate issues to Attorneys and Trade Associations. I was also recently honored to be selected as one of the Top Bankruptcy Attorneys/Resources To Follow on Twitter by have been interviewed twice on television (CNBC and News 12-Long Island), and quoted in Inc. Magazine, and in articles published in New York Newsday.
I was named expert of the month by, in June of 2000.


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