Professional Experience

Michael L. Moskowitz, appearing as an attorney before the state and federal courts for more than forty years, has practiced primarily in the areas of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and foreclosure litigation.  Mr. Moskowitz earned his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law in January 1982.

Prior to his admission to practice, Mr. Moskowitz served as a legal intern to the Honorable Roy Babitt, United States Bankruptcy Judge (ret.). He also served as a contributing editor to the Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association Bulletin and was a member of the subcommittee which formulated local bankruptcy rules for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. He presently serves as a member of American Bankruptcy Institute, Attorneys Association of the New York State Credit Union League, and the Nassau County Bar Association, where he is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Committee and on the Bankruptcy Referral Panel.  

Mr. Moskowitz has been a member in good standing of the New York bar since 1982 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law,Hempstead, New York
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1982
    • Honors: Member, Student Admissions Committee, 1980-1981
  • Long Island University C.W. Post College, Greenvale, New York
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) – 1979
    • Honors: Deans List
    • Honors: Elected, Nu Chapter, Delta Mu Delta (National Honor Society, Business Adm.)
    • Honors: Eastern Dairy-Deli Association Scholarship

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1989

Publications

  • Bankruptcy Bar Bulletin (Digest Editor), Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association, 1982-1985

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Law Committee and Bankruptcy Referral Panel
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Credit Union League Attorneys’ Association, Attorney Member

Honors & Awards

  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory 1995-2022
  • 2014-2022 Super Lawyers
  • Avvo Rated (10.0)

Areas of Concentration

  • Chapters 7, 11, 13 of the Bankruptcy Code
  • Corporate and Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Adversary Proceeding Litigation
  • Banks, Credit Unions and Other Lenders
  • Business, Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Business Divorce
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Foreclosure

Representative Cases

  • 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)

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