Ackerman Fox, LLP

Ackerman Fox, LLP

5.0 AV Rated Bankruptcy and Debt Workout Attorneys | 50+ Yrs Combined Experience | Represent Debtors, Creditors and Adv. Proc. Defendants in Chs. 7, 11, 13 Bankr. Cases, and Clients in Foreclosure Defense, Mortgage Modifications & Comm'l Litigation

Firm Overview

We are compassionate, experienced, and knowledgeable attorneys. We know that each of you have unique needs and concerns. We take the time to understand your issues and goals. Then, we take a hands-on approach, and go to bat for you using our skills and expertise to provide winning solutions. You get to maximize your legal dollars, because we operate as cost-efficiently as possible.

We represent our clients beginning at any phase of a case, from the early planning stages through settlement discussions or trial, and appeals.

Our attorneys have more than 50 years of combined experience. We have successfully represented numerous:
- Public corporations and other business debtors and individuals in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganizations,
- Creditors' Committees, Investor's Committees, and Bondholders' Committees in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases,
- Bankruptcy trustees in numerous Chapter 7 and 11 cases,
- Individuals in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases,
- Defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance, and other Bankruptcy litigation;
- 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,
- Individuals and businesses, as well as banks and other secured creditors, and landlords, in personal and business debt negotiations, settlements and workouts, and
- Businesses and individual clients in foreclosure defense, mortgage modifications, and commercial litigation.

Neil Ackerman, the managing partner of our Firm, was one of 12 panel trustees in Chapters 7 and 11 Bankruptcy Cases for approximately 20 years in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, Central Islip Division.

We also have substantial experience and expertise in all types of representing business and individual clients in debt workouts and negotiations, foreclosure defense, mortgage modifications, and commercial litigation.

Our attorneys include Neil Ackerman and Kamini Fox.

OUR FIRM'S CONTACT INFORMATION IS:
Ackerman Fox, LLP
90 Merrick Avenue, Suite 400
East Meadow, NY 11554
Office Tel.: (516) 493-9920
Fax: (516) 228-3396
website: http://ackermanfox.com/

OUR ATTORNEYS' EMAIL ADDRESSES AND DIRECT PHONE NUMBERS:
Neil Ackerman: nackerman@ackermanfox.com, 516-425-5365
Kamini Fox: kfox@ackermanfox.com, 516-528-6344

NEIL ACKERMAN

Neil has more than 36 years' experience as an attorney, concentrating on Bankruptcy Law, Debtors' and Creditors' Rights, debt workouts and settlements, foreclosure defense, mortgage modifications, and commercial litigation. Neil has achieved the highest rating attainable by an attorney, a 5.0 "AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating" in the Martindale-Hubbell National Directory of Attorneys (the highest rating for both ethics and proficiency in the law, awarded to less than 5% of the attorneys in the U.S. and Canada), based on the reviews and ratings of Neil by past clients and other attorneys and Judges, and his experience and background.

His success in Bankruptcy and corporate reorganizations is well known throughout Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. Neil has successfully represented numerous public corporations and other corporate debtors and individuals 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 Chapter. 7 and 11 cases; numerous individuals and married couples 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. Neil has also successfully represented banks and other secured creditors, and landlords, as well as debtors, in commercial workouts, and unsecured creditors as well as debtors in compositions and debt workouts and settlements.

Neil was the Law Clerk for the Hon. Cecelia Goetz, U.S. Bankr. Judge in 1981-1982; and a member of the Panel of Trustees of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York between 1993 and 2012.

Neil was also the editor of "Bankruptcy for Bankers" of the Banking Law Journal between 1999-2000; has authored numerous articles that were published in the Banking Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, and the Long Island Business News; is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; and lectured at many legal seminars on Bankruptcy and Real Estate issues to Attorneys and Trade Associations. Neil also was notified in 5/16 that he is the most viewed writer on Bankruptcy Law on Quora; is one of the Top Bankruptcy Attorneys/Resources To Follow on Twitter (https://twitter.com/acklaw) (justipedia.com); and was a past named "Expert of the Month" by expert.com.
Main Office
Main Office
90 Merrick Avenue
Suite 400
East Meadow  NY  11554
Phone
  • (516) 425-5365
Fax
  • (516) 228-3396
Websites
Bankruptcy
5.0 AV Rated Bankruptcy and Debt Workout Attorneys | 50+ Yrs Combined Experience | Represent Debtors, Creditors and Adv. Proc. Defendants in Chs. 7, 11, 13 Bankr. Cases, and Clients in Foreclosure Defense, Mortgage Modifications,Commercial Litigation
We are compassionate, experienced, & knowledgeable attorneys. We know that each of you have unique needs & concerns. We take the time to understand your issues & goals. Then, we take a hands-on approach, and go to bat for you using our skills & expertise to provide winning solutions. You get to maximize your legal dollars, because we operate as cost-efficiently as possible.

We represent our clients beginning at any phase of a case, from the early planning stages through settlement discussions or trial, & appeals.

Our attorneys have more than 50 years of combined experience. We have successfully represented numerous:
Public corporations & other corporate debtors & individuals in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganizations,
Creditors' Committees, Investor's Committees, & Bondholders' Committees in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases,
Bankruptcy trustees in numerous Chapter 7 & 11 cases,
Individuals in Chapters 7, 11 & 13 cases,
Defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance, & other Bankruptcy litigation;
Banks, municipalities, insurance premium finance companies, The State Insurance Fund, & other secured & unsecured creditors & lessors in Chapters 7, 11, & 13 Bankruptcy cases,
Individuals & businesses, as well as banks & other secured creditors, & landlords, in personal & business debt negotiations, settlements & workouts, and
Businesses & individual clients in foreclosure defense, mortgage modifications, & commercial litigation.

Neil Ackerman, the managing partner of our Firm, was one of 12 panel trustees in Chapters 7 & 11 Bankruptcy Cases for approximately 20 years in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, Central Islip Division.

We also have substantial experience & expertise in all types of representing business & individual clients in debt workouts & negotiations, foreclosure defense, mortgage modifications, & commercial litigation.

Our attorneys include Neil Ackerman & Kamini Fox.

OUR FIRM'S CONTACT INFORMATION IS:
Ackerman Fox, LLP
90 Merrick Avenue, Suite 400
East Meadow, NY 11554
Office Tel.: (516) 493-9920
Fax: (516) 228-3396
website: http://ackermanfox.com/

OUR ATTORNEYS' EMAIL ADDRESSES & DIRECT PHONE NUMBERS:
Neil Ackerman: nackerman@ackermanfox.com, 516-425-5365
Kamini Fox: kfox@ackermanfox.com, 516-528-6344

NEIL ACKERMAN

Neil has more than 36 years' experience as an attorney, concentrating on Bankruptcy Law, Debtors' & Creditors' Rights, debt workouts & settlements, foreclosure defense, mortgage modifications, & commercial litigation. Neil has achieved the highest rating attainable by an attorney, a 5.0 "AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating" in the Martindale-Hubbell National Directory of Attorneys (the highest rating for both ethics & proficiency in the law, awarded to less than 5% of the attorneys in the U.S. & Canada), based on the reviews & ratings of Neil by past clients & other attorneys & Judges, & his experience & background.

His success in Bankruptcy & corporate reorganizations is well known throughout Long Island & the New York metropolitan area. Neil has successfully represented numerous public corporations & other corporate debtors & individuals in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy reorganizations, as well as Creditors' Committees, Investor's Committees, & Bondholders' Committees in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases; Bankruptcy trustees in numerous Chapter. 7 & 11 cases; numerous individuals & married couples in Chapters 7, 11 & 13 cases; defendants in preference, fraudulent conveyance, & other Bankruptcy litigation; & banks, municipalities, insurance premium finance companies, the State Insurance Fund, & other secured & unsecured creditors & lessors in Chapters 7, 11, & 13 Bankruptcy cases. Neil has also successfully represented banks & other secured creditors, & landlords, as well as debtors, in commercial workouts, & unsecured creditors as well as debtors in compositions & debt workouts & settlements.

Neil was the Law Clerk for the Hon. Cecelia Goetz, U.S. Bankr. Judge in 1981-1982; & a member of the Panel of Trustees of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York between 1993 & 2012.

Neil was also the editor of "Bankruptcy for Bankers" of the Banking Law Journal between 1999-2000; has authored numerous articles that were published in the Banking Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, & the Long Island Business News; is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; & lectured at many legal seminars on Bankruptcy & Real Estate issues to Attorneys & Trade Associations. Neil also was notified in 5/16 that he is the most viewed writer on Bankruptcy Law on Quora; is one of the Top Bankruptcy Attorneys/Resources To Follow on Twitter (https://twitter.com/acklaw) (justipedia.com); & was a past named "Expert of the Month" by expert.com.

Neil has been interviewed on TV (CNBC & News 12-Long Island); quoted in Inc. Magazine (a national magazine); & in articles published in NY Newsday.
Debt Settlement
Compassionate, experienced, knowledgeable attorneys committed to providing winning solutions and tenaciously representing our clients to achieve their goals in a cost-efficient manner
We are compassionate, experienced, and knowledgeable. We know that each of you have unique needs and concerns. We take the time to understand your issues and goals. Then, we go to bat for you using our skills and expertise to provide winning solutions. You get to maximize your legal dollars, because we operate as cost-efficiently as possible.

We represent our clients beginning at any phase of a case, from the early planning stages through settlement discussions or trial, and appeals.

Our contact information is:

Ackerman Fox, LLP
90 Merrick Avenue, Suite 400
East Meadow, NY 11554
Office Tel.: (516) 493-9920
Fax: (516) 228-3396
website: http://www.bankruptcyattorneyslongisland.com/
email addresses:
Neil Ackerman: nackerman@ackermanfox.com
Kamini Fox: kfox@ackermanfox.com
Direct dial numbers:
(516) 425-5365 (Neil Ackerman)
(516) 528-6344 (Kamini Fox)

Our attorneys include Neil Ackerman and Kamini Fox:

Neil Ackerman is a former Law Clerk for a Bankruptcy Judge; and he was one of 12 panel trustees in Chapters 7 and 11 Bankruptcy Cases for approximately 20 years in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, Central Islip Division.

We have years of extensive experience in representing individuals and businesses, as well as banks and other secured creditors, and landlords, in personal and business debt negotiations, settlements and workouts.

We are most known for our expertise in Bankruptcy Law, which assists us in these debt negotiations. We have successfully represented many individual debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases; public corporations and other corporate debtors and individuals 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 Chapter 7 and 11 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.

We also have substantial experience and expertise in all types of litigation, real estate matters, and other types of legal representation.

We have years of experience in representing plaintiffs and defendants in business and other commercial litigation as well as personal litigation, including foreclosures, replevins, collection actions, malpractice actions, and breach of fiduciary duty actions under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other applicable state and federal law.

We represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions, real estate and other asset portfolio sales and purchases, and representing clients in mortgage modifications.

Neil Ackerman

I have been an attorney for more than 35 years, focusing on Bankruptcy Law; Debt restructuring, negotiations and workouts; and mortgage modifications.

I have successfully represented numerous individual debtors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases; 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 Chapter. 7 and 11 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. I have also successfully represented banks and other secured creditors, and landlords, as well as debtors, in commercial workouts, and unsecured creditors as well as debtors in compositions. I also 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. Bankruptcy Judge, in 1981-1982; and a member of the Panel of Trustees of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York between 1993 and 2012. I have a 5.0 "AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating" (meaning that I have been 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) by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system, which evaluates lawyers and law firms in the United States and Canada).

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.

Additionally, I was interviewed twice on television (CNBC and News 12-Long Island), and I have been quoted in Inc. Magazine, and in articles published in New York Newsday.
License
  • Bar Number: 1805811
    New York , 1982

Kamini Fox

Kamini has practiced in the area of bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, and creditors' rights for over 10 years. Prior to her association with The Ackerman Law Firm, LLC, Kamini was an associate with Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP and Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP, focusing on chapter 11 debtor representations, creditor representation, chapter 7 trustee representation, and chapter 7 and 13 personal bankruptcies.

Kamini was also the Former Managing Bankruptcy Attorney at Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C., where she was responsible for the representation of various national institutional lenders, as creditors, in individual and corporate bankruptcy proceedings throughout New York State.

Kamini's practice further includes representation of sellers and purchasers in real estate transactions, negotiating and resolving disputes involving contract issues, fraud, credit, and other commercial and financial matters.
Kamini was admitted to the New York State Bar in March 2003, and is admitted in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, Northern, and Western Districts of New York.

Kamini graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 1999 with a B.S. degree, and received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 2002.

Representative Cases
CH. 7 AND 13 DEBTOR REPRESENTATIONS numerous individual debtors in the Central Islip and Brooklyn Divisions of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.

CH. 11 DEBTOR REPRESENTATIONS Brunswick Hospital Medical Center; Cross Ready Mix, Inc.; Mina's Fuel Oil Co., Inc., Big City Petroleum Transport, Inc., among others.
Education
  • Hofstra University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2002

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