GARDEN CITY, NY; April 10, 2018 —Leslie A. Berkoff, a Partner of the firm and Chair of the firm's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy practice group, was recently selected by the American Arbitrators Association (AAA) to serve on its National Roster of Arbitrators.
The AAA National Roster consists of highly accomplished and respected experts from the legal and business communities, including: former federal and state judges, attorneys with exceptional subject-matter expertise, and business owners who understand the essence of the dispute. All are required to complete continuing educational programs and to focus on managing the dispute resolution process with fairness and skill, with an eye towards time- and cost-efficiency. The AAA is a not-for-profit organization in the field of alternative dispute resolution, providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts.
Leslie A. Berkoff 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. Her practice also includes an emphasis on equipment leasing and healthcare law. Ms. Berkoff is also an experienced litigator and handles corporate transactions both locally and nationally. In addition, Ms. Berkoff has an active alternate dispute resolution practice and frequently serves as a mediator, and is also a trained arbitrator. She is on the Mediation Panels for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of the United States Bankruptcy Courts in New York and the United States Bankruptcy Courts in Delaware and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Commercial Mediation Panel for Nassau County. Ms. Berkoff has also served as a court appointed examiner and guardian ad litem in several bankruptcy cases. She currently serves as the Chair of the Mediation Sub-Committee of Chapter 11 Lawyers and Judges Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York and is a Member of the Dispute Resolution Section Advisory Council of the American Bar Association (ABA) of the Business Law Section. Ms. Berkoff earned her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law.
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, with offices on Long Island and Manhattan, provides a wide range of legal services to businesses, corporations and individuals worldwide.
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