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Neil  Ackerman, Esq.


Neil is a 5.0 AV rated attorney with 38 years' experience, focusing on Commercial & Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Debt Restructuring & Workouts, & Commercial Litigation. Neil has successfully represented numerous businesses, including public corporations, & individuals, as well as Creditors' Committees, Investors' Committees, & Bondholders' Committees in Ch. 11 Bankruptcy cases; & Bankruptcy Trustees in numerous Ch. 7 & 11 cases. He has also represented thousands of individuals & married couples as debtors in Chs. 7, 11 & 13 cases; numerous defendants in preference & fraudulent conveyance actions, & other Bankruptcy adversary proceedings; & banks, insurance premium finance companies & other secured & unsecured creditors & landlords in Chs. 7, 11, & 13 Bankruptcy cases. Additionally, he has successfully represented many businesses and individuals, as well as Banks & other secured creditors, & landlords, in pre-bankruptcy & outside-of bankruptcy debt workouts; & he has extensive experience in foreclosure defense & mortgage modifications.


Neil was the Law Clerk for the Hon. Cecelia Goetz, U.S. Bankr. Judge in 1981-1982; he was a Bankruptcy Trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of NY for more than 20 years; & he is the Chairperson of the Bankruptcy Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Neil 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; & frequently lectures at legal seminars on Bankruptcy issues to Attorneys. Neil is the most viewed writer on Bankruptcy Law on Quora; & is listed as one of the Top Bankruptcy Attorneys/Resources To Follow on Twitter by justipedia.com.


Programs by Neil  Ackerman, Esq..

This program will review the circumstances under which stockholders, or officers, directors, members or partners, of a corporation, LLC or LLP can be held personally liable for debts owed by the business, by (1) agreement (guarantee); (2) judicial de...

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Banking & Finance LawBankruptcy Law & Creditor RightsBusiness LawBusiness Organizations & ContractsConstitutional LawCorporate and Commercial LawFederal CourtsIn-House CounselLitigation & Litigation SkillsRegulatory and Administrative LawTrial Skills
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