Michael L. Moskowitz

Counsel

18 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 200
Florham Park, NJ 07932
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Michael L. Moskowitz has been practicing primarily in the areas of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, workouts, corporate reorganization, foreclosures, and business litigation, for more than thirty-three years.  He has represented financial and other institutional, corporate, and individual clients in bankruptcy cases, foreclosures, debt restructurings, and loan workouts.  Mr. Moskowitz has also represented clients as parties in bankruptcy and commercial litigation in federal and state court, including preference, fraudulent transfer, clawback, objections to discharge and dischargeability, plan confirmation, and other bankruptcy and business related litigation.  Over the past thirty-plus years, Mr. Moskowitz has been on virtually all possible sides of bankruptcy cases - debtor, secured creditor, unsecured trade creditor, creditors' committees, landlords, equipment lessors, and others, in New York, New Jersey, and throughout the United States.  As a result, he brings a unique, practical perspective, to resolving business and bankruptcy disputes while maximizing recoveries and minimizing losses for his clients.

Honors and Awards

AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Listed In: New York Super Lawyers® - 2014-2016

10.0 Superb AVVO Rating for Bankruptcy

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Professional History

Prior to his admission to practice, Mr. Moskowitz served as a legal intern to the Honorable Roy Babitt, United States Bankruptcy Judge.  He also served as a contributing editor to Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association Bulletin and had been a member of the subcommittee which formulated local bankruptcy rules for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Representative Matters

In re Caliguri, 431 B.R. 324 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2010)

Delcon Construction Corp. v. Board of Education of the City of Yonkers, New York, 299 B.R. 60 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)

In re Gibbons, 289 B.R. 588 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2003)

In re Valley Media, Inc., 279 B.R. 105 (Bankr. D.Delaware 2002)

In re Haddad, 246 B.R. 27 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2000)

In re Gonzalez, 241 B.R. 67 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1999)

In re Silberfein, 138 B.R. 778 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1992)

In re Taylor, 913 F.2d 102 (3rd Cir. 1990)

In re Taylor, 103 B.R. 511 (D.N.J. 1989)

In re Taylor, 91 B.R. 302 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1988)

In re Pruitt, 72 B.R. 436 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 1987)

In re Barnett, 42 B.R. 254 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1984)

In re Kern, 40 B.R. 26 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1984)

Memberships and Activities

American Bankruptcy Institute, Member

Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Law Committee and Bankruptcy Referral Panel

New York State Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Commercial Litigation Section

New York State Credit Union League Attorneys' Association, Attorney Member

Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association, Member

Executive's Association of New York City, Member, Director

United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York, Member, Committee on Local Bankruptcy Rules, 1986 - 1988

Beyond the Law

My passions are spending time with my wife and two beautiful daughters and finding spare time to play as much golf and tennis as possible.