The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and the Office of the United States Trustee for Region 2 announced that they have formed a liaison group of attorneys who appear before the Court, representatives of the U.S. Trustee, and judges to meet periodically to discuss aspects of practice before the Court involving the U.S. Trustee. Chief Bankruptcy Judge Cecelia Morris welcomed the opportunity for a cross section of those who appear before the Court to meet regularly with representatives of the U.S. Trustee on matters of mutual interest and thanked the members of the group for their willingness to serve. The group’s members are
Practitioners Elizabeth A. Haas, Alan Halperin, Samuel Dawidowicz, Lori Lapin Jones, Gregory Messer, Lisa Milas, Krista Preuss, Barbie Lieber, Richard Schisano, Damian Schaible, and Lisa Schweitzer; William Harrington and Linda Riffkin from the Office of the United States Trustee; and Hon. Lisa Beckerman and Hon. Robert Drain
The group will not discuss matters pending before the Court; it’s focus will be on ensuring exemplary existing interactions with the U.S. Trustee on a general basis and addressing possible future changes. Practitioners should feel free to contact the group with comments or suggestions.Read More
The law firm of Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP, located in Scarsdale, N.Y., is pleased to announce the addition of Elizabeth A. Haas as Of Counsel. Haas (of Chestnut Ridge) will concentrate her practice on bankruptcy and debt restructuring.
In her own practice for over forty years, Elizabeth A. Haas has vast experience representing individuals and businesses in all types of bankruptcies. A skilled litigator, she has earned the respect of the judiciary and her colleagues alike. Haas also served as the Village Justice for the Village of Hillburn in Rockland County for 27 years.
“Elizabeth’s attention to detail and understanding of the law helps her evaluate and explain the somewhat counterintuitive bankruptcy process,” said Dawn Kirby, Partner, Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP. “We are excited to welcome her to the firm and know that her expertise will be an invaluable asset for our clients.”
An “AV” Rated Preeminent Attorney (Martindale-Hubbell), Haas is co-chair of the Rockland County Bar Association’s Debt Collection, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Committee, a member of the organization’s CLE Committee and was on the Board of Directors for many years. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association, Rockland Business Women’s Network and is on the Advisory Board of Rockland Community College’s Paralegal Studies Program. Haas received her J.D. from New York Law School and is admitted to practice law in New York.
“I’ve spent my career committed to achieving the best possible results for my clients,” said Haas. “Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP shares this commitment and dedication to guiding individuals and businesses through the challenging times they face with integrity and compassion. The firm has an excellent reputation in the field of bankruptcy law and I look forward to being a part of it.”
The women-owned law firm of Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP focuses in the areas of corporate and individual bankruptcy, restructuring, real estate, commercial transactions, foreclosure defense and mortgage modification. Commercial clients range from sole proprietors and family-owned businesses to small public companies in a broad range of industries, including real estate, not-for-profit, technology, hospitality, healthcare, marketing, retail, legal, lending and automotive.Read More
Scarsdale, N.Y. (October 1, 2020) – The law firm of Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP, located in Scarsdale, N.Y., is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Hill as an associate attorney. Hill will concentrate her practice in consumer bankruptcy and small business restructuring.
Prior to joining Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP, Jessica Hill spent the past decade working for a boutique bankruptcy law firm in the Hudson Valley, first as a paralegal and then returning as an associate. She is a member of the Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association, Westchester County Bar Association and American Bar Association, as well as an active volunteer with The Rashad Jennings Foundation.
“Jessica has a proven track record of helping clients take charge of their money problems and regain control of their lives,” said Dawn Kirby, Partner, Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP. “We are thrilled to welcome Jessica to our team. Her ability to anticipate clients’ needs and commitment to ensuring they make the very best choices to obtain their ‘fresh start’ make her an invaluable asset to our firm.”
Hill received a J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, where she was recognized with the CATIC Foundation Award and the Academic Achievement Award for Highest Grade in Accounting for Lawyers. She is admitted to practice law in New York.
“As a bankruptcy attorney, the help and relief you can provide clients is extremely rewarding – I can almost see the weight being lifted off of their shoulders after the first meeting,” said Jessica Hill. “Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP has a sterling reputation and extensive knowledge in the field of bankruptcy law. I’m excited to be part of the team.”
The women-owned law firm of Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP focuses in the areas of corporate and individual bankruptcy, restructuring, real estate, commercial transactions, foreclosure defense and mortgage modification. Commercial clients range from sole proprietors and family-owned businesses to small public companies in a broad range of industries, including real estate, not-for-profit, technology, hospitality, healthcare, marketing, retail, legal, lending and automotive.
Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP is located at 700 Post Road, Suite 237, Scarsdale, N.Y. and can be reached at (914) 401-9500 or by visiting www.kacllp.com.
About Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP
The law firm of Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP works with individual and corporate clients to overcome their financial and legal challenges and move forward toward growth. The firm offers outside general counsel services for small- to medium-size businesses that have varying legal needs, but not the means to hire exclusive counsel in-house. Small- and middle-market companies can benefit from the firm’s expertise in areas such as real estate, corporate turnarounds, strategic consulting, complex debt restructurings, and debtor bankruptcy. The firm’s Westchester County location is conveniently situated to serve the needs of clients in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Counties, and the lower Hudson Valley. Visit Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP online at www.kacllp.com.Read More
On August 27, 2020, Dawn Kirby confirmed a Plan of Reorganization for Westchester Neurological Consultant, PC. Operated by a Board Certified Neurologist, the company provides medical services including treatment of migraines, sleep disorders, and pain management in Westchester County, New York.Read More
On June 23, 2020, Dawn Kirby joins the esteemed faculty of the Suffolk Academy of Law on the Annual Bankruptcy Update. Faculty includes Hon. Alan S. Trust, Hon. Robert E. Grossman, Hon. Louis A. Scarcella, Asst. U.S. Trustee Christine Black, Esq., Shari Barak, Esq., Peter Corey, Esq., and Salvatore LaMonica, Esq.
The Program focuses on updates on the Small Business Reorganization Act, an extensive discussion of local and national cases of interest affecting everyday practice, and an update on how the pandemic has affected consumer bankruptcy cases and particularly chapter 13 practice from the lender and debtor perspectives.Read More