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Moritt Hock & Hamroff's Leslie A. Berkoff Leads Team To Publish New Health Care Insolvency Maunual
GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK; August 8, 2012 — Leslie A. Berkoff, a partner at the Garden City and New York City law firm of Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, announces the release of the American Bankruptcy Institute's (ABI) Health Care Insolvency Manual, Third Edition. Ms. Berkoff served as Co-Editor in Chief of the publication.
"The ABI Health Care Insolvency Manual is an important resource for bankruptcy practitioners addressing the needs of the key types of health care entities which are struggling during these difficult economic times. The Manual contains an overview of the relevant case law along with tips from skilled practitioners in both the insolvency and health care fields. The Manual also explores both in court and out of court restructurings and workouts, as well as the various alternatives to filing for bankruptcy. Thoughtful discussion and analysis of both the relevant Bankruptcy Code sections and key health care statutes and regulations makes this a must have for practitioners working in the healthcare insolvency arena," stated Ms. Berkoff. The book is available to purchase online at www.abiworld.org.
Ms. Berkoff is a partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP where she also serves as Chair of the firm's Bankruptcy practice group. She concentrates her practice in the area of bankruptcy and restructuring litigation and corporate workouts, and she represents a variety of corporate debtors, trustees, creditors and creditor committees both nationally and locally. Ms. Berkoff served as Chair of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) from 2004-2008 and served on its Board of Directors for over ten years. She also served as Co-Chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Healthcare Insolvency Committee from 2008-2011 and is currently head of Special Projects for that Committee. In addition, Ms. Berkoff serves on the mediation panels of the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the E.D.N.Y., S.D.N.Y. and Delaware. Ms. Berkoff is also an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association and a past Chair of its Bankruptcy Committee. She also serves on the Board of Editors of Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law. Ms. Berkoff earned her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law. ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, non-partisan organization dedicated to research and education matters related to insolvency. Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP with offices on Long Island and Manhattan provides a wide range of legal services to businesses, corporations and individuals nationwide.
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