Neil H Ackerman
Attorney Neil Ackerman is a Member of Ackerman Fox, LLP, a law firm in East Meadow, NY. As a lawyer in East Meadow, New York, attorney Ackerman serves Nassau County, as well as clients throughout New York.
Areas of Practice
- Appellate Practice
- Arbitration and Mediation
- Asset Protection
- Business Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Foreclosure / Loan Modification
- Real Estate
Admitted to Practice Law
- 1982, NY and US District Court, S and E Districts of NY
|:||State University of NY at Binghamton, BA, 1978|
|Law School||:||American University, JD, cum laude, 1981|
- American Bankruptcy Institute; Commercial Law League of America; and Bar Association of Nassau County, New York
AV rated attorney practicing law for more than 30 years, concentrating on Bankruptcy Law, Debtors' and Creditors' Rights, and Litigation. Successfully represented numerous 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; individual debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases; defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance, and other bankruptcy litigation; 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.
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.
Law Clerk for the Hon. Cecelia Goetz, U.S. Bankr. Judge in 1981-1982.
Member of Panel of Trustees of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York between 1993 and 2012.
Editor, "Bankruptcy for Bankers", Banking Law Journal between 1999-2000; authored 11 articles that were published in the Banking Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, and the Long Island Business News; and lectured at many legal seminars on Bankruptcy and Real Estate issues to Attorneys and Trade Associations.
Interviewed twice on television (CNBC and News 12-Long Island), and quoted in Inc. Magazine, and in articles published in New York Newsday.
Wrote briefs and argued precedent-setting decisions such as In re Gusam Restaurant Corp., 737 F.2d 274 (2d Cir. 1984) (causing Congress to enact 11 U.S.C. Section 105(c); In re Northern Star Industries, Inc., 38 B.R. 1019 (E.D.N.Y. 1984); North Fork Bank, as Substitute Trustee of Group Trust No. 47, Debtor in Possession, and the Official Committee of Investors in the Chapter 11 Case of Group Trust No. 47 v. Abelson, 207 B.R. 382 (E.D.N.Y. 1997).
Born: Brooklyn, New York, December 8, 1955
Ackerman Fox, LLP
90 Merrick Avenue, Suite 400
East Meadow, New York 11554
Ackerman Fox, LLP was founded in 2012. Ackerman Fox, LLP is located in Nassau County New York.
Bankruptcy Law; Debt Negotiation; Mortgage Modifications; Foreclosure Defense; Commercial Litigation; and Real Estate transactions