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Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP Welcomes Bankruptcy Law Veteran Elizabeth A. Haas as Of Counsel

January 13, 2021

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.

Elizabeth Haas Attorney Kirby Asiner Curley - New York Law Firm

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.

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Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP Welcomes Associate Attorney Jessica Hill

October 1, 2020

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.

Jessica Hill Associate KACLLP

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.

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Yonkers Neurology Practice Emerges From Chapter 11

September 16, 2020

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.

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Dawn Kirby Speaks to Association of General Contractors

July 1, 2020

On June 30, 2020, Dawn Kirby spoke to the Association of General Contractors concerning Article 3A of New York’s Lien Law and treatment of Mechanic Liens in Bankruptcy.

Watch the recording of the webinar.

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Dawn Kirby Serves as Panelist for Suffolk Academy of Law Annual Bankruptcy Update

June 23, 2020

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. 

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Kirby Aisner & Curley Advises Good Noodles Inc. (dba Sfoglini) in its Asset Sale

May 5, 2020

Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP represented Chapter 11 Good Noodles Inc. d/b/a Sgoglini, a manufacturer of high quality artisanal pasta based out of the Hudson Valley, New York. 

Prior to the Chapter 11 filing, notwithstanding steady growth, Good Noodles struggled with the debt it took on to grow the company. Good Noodles filed for Chapter 11 relief to undertake a strategic transaction through a Chapter 11 process where a sale of its assets could be accomplished free and clear of all liens, claims and encumbrances with protections for the buyer post-closing.

On November 18, 2019, Good Noodles closed on the sale of its Assets to De Angelis USA Corp. 

Following the sale, a Liquidating Chapter 11 Plan was filed and confirmed by Chief Judge Cecelia G. Morris on May 5, 2020.

The Firm’s team that advised Good Noodles Inc. was led by Erica Aisner.

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