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Gary Fischoff


Gary C. Fischoff, Esq.
Celebrating 25 years as a
AV Preeminent Rated Attorney*

Gary C. Fischoff, has been practicing Real Estate and Bankruptcy law for the past 30 years and is celebrating 25 years as a AV Preeminent Rated Attorney*. His Real Estate matters include the full range of residential and commercial acquisition, sales, development and financing. His bankruptcy clients cover the full myriad of debtor-creditor matters, including representing both debtors and creditors. His experience ranges from handling complex corporate reorganization matters to the simplest individual consumer Chapter 7. Mr. Fischoff is widely recognized as one of Long Islands leading practitioners and has appeared regularly on News 12 and in Newsday offering commentary on bankruptcy issues of the day. He is a founding member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the leading national organization dedicated to protecting the rights of consumer debtors. He is also one of the first area attorneys to be certified by the American Board of Certification.

Garys-who-who-webMr. Gary C. Fischoff received his B.A. from The State University at Buffalo in 1976. He graduated from St. Johns University School of Law in 1983 and is a member of the Bar for the States of New Jersey (1983) and the State of New York (1984). He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States, he was certified as a specialist in business and consumer bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification in 1993. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association. Lecturer: Foreclosure and Repossession in New York: How to do it Right, National Business Institute, Westbury, New York, September 12, 1990; The Legal Issues of Problem Collections in New York, National Business Institute, 1991; Handling Your First Personal Bankruptcy, Practicing Law Institute, 1992, 1993. Trustee, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 1994 2002, Member of Executive Committee and Corporate Secretary, 1995-1996, Treasurer, 1997-1999. First Vice President, 2000 2002. Co-Chair, Town of Huntington Citizens Advisory Board on Bicycling, 1994-1996. Recipient, Nassau County Bar Association Proclamation Recognizing Outstanding Efforts Towards Pro Bono Program, 1996; Pro Bono Attorney of the Month of March, 1998 and November 2005.

Selected published decisions: In re Barbieri, 199 F3d 616; 43 Collier Bankr. Caves. 2d 410, 35 Bank. Ct. Dec. 106, Bank. L. Rep. P 78,076 (2nd Cir. N.Y., 1999); In re Chased 78 B.R. 400 (Bkrptcy. EDNY 1987); In Re Busone 71 B.R. 201 (Bkrptcy. EDNY 1987); In Re Williams 109 B.R. 36 (Bkrptcy. EDNY 1989); In re Fansal Shoe Corp., 119 B.R. 28, Bank. L. Rep. P 73,628 (Bank. SDNY, 1990); In re Sette 164 B.R. 453 (Bkrptcy. EDNY 1994); In Re Wicks 215 B.R. 316 (Bkrptcy, EDNY); In re Bennett, 185 B.R. 4 (Bank. EDNY, 1995); In re Wilcox, 209 B.R. 181 (Bank. EDNY, 1996); In re Suarez, 1996 WL 480809 (EDNY, 1996); aff’d 215 B.R. 316 (EDNY 1997); In re Schultz, 239 B.R. 664 (EDNY, 1999); In re Colish 289 B.R. 523, 84 AFTR 2d 99-6528, 99-2 USTC P 50,906, 42 Collier Bank. Caves. 2d 1918 (Bank. EDNY, 2002); In re Schultz, 239 B.R. 664, 22 Bank. L. Rep. P 78,207 (Bank. EDNY, 2000) In re Lord, 295 B.R. 16 (Bkrptcy EDNY 2003); Mechanical Piping Services, Inc. v. Jayeff Construction Corp. 215 A.D. 2d 541, 628 N.Y.S.2d. 547 (2nd Dept. 1975).

*AV Preeminent is the highest possible peer-review rating for an attorney’s ethical standards and legal ability, awarded by LexisNexis – Martindale-Hubbel.