Neil H. Ackerman, Esq.
Greater New York City Area
Managing Member, Law Firm, Ackerman Fox, LLP

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About Neil H.

I'm an attorney with 36 years' experience, focusing on Bankruptcy Law, Debt Restructuring & Workouts, & Litigation, & I have a 5.0 "AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating" in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (the highest rating for both ethics & proficiency in the law, attained by less than 5% of all attorneys in the U.S. and Canada). I have successfully represented numerous public corporations & other business debtors in Ch. 11 Bankruptcy cases, as well as Creditors' Committees, Investor's Committees, & Bondholders' Committees in Ch. 11 Bankruptcy cases; & Bankruptcy Trustees in numerous Ch. 7 & 11 cases. I have also represented thousands of individual and married debtors in Chs. 7, 11 & 13 cases; many defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance, & other bankruptcy adversary proceedings; & Banks, Insurance Premium Finance companies & other secured & unsecured creditors and lessors in Chs. 7, 11, and 13 Bankruptcy cases. Additionally, I have successfully represented Banks & other secured creditors, & landlords, as well as debtors, in pre-bankruptcy & outside-of bankruptcy debt workouts. Also, I have extensive experience in foreclosure defense & mortgage modifications.

I was the Law Clerk for the Hon. Cecelia Goetz, U.S. Bankr. Judge in 1981-1982; & I was a Bankruptcy Trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of NY for more than 20 years.

I was also the editor of "Bankruptcy for Bankers" of the Banking Law Journal between 1999-2000; authored 13 articles that were published in the NY Law Journal, the Banking Law Journal & the Long Island Business News; lectured at many legal seminars on Bankruptcy and Real Estate issues to Attorneys & Trade Associations. I am the most viewed writer on Bankruptcy Law on Quora; & I am listed as one of the Top Bankruptcy Attorneys/Resources To Follow on Twitter by

I have been interviewed on TV (CNBC and News 12-Long Island), & quoted in Inc. Magazine, & in articles published in New York Newsday.

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