GARDEN CITY, NY; February 25, 2019 — The law firm of Moritt Hock & Hamroff has announced that Ted A. Berkowitz has joined the firm as Partner and General Counsel, resident in the firm's New York City office. Mr. Berkowitz will continue his practice in the firm's Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Groups, however his primary role as General Counsel to the firm, will focus on working closely with the firm's Executive Management Committee on firm policies and risk management procedures as well as strategic and tactical business development initiatives.
"After more than 35 years of working with Ted as a colleague and adversary, we are thrilled to have him join our team. He is an unparalleled talent with a vast range of expertise in a results-driven legal career," said Marc Hamroff, managing partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff. "As we continue to grow and expand the firm's reach, Ted brings the experience and leadership skills that will help propel us to even greater heights of achievement and success."
"Moritt Hock & Hamroff presents a unique opportunity to contribute to its growth in many meaningful ways," said Ted Berkowitz. "It's a privilege and an honor to follow Neil Moritt, the firm's founder, in this role. I look forward to further enhancing the firm's deeply held values of collaboration in partnership while helping to build and maintain close and trusted relationships with our clients."
Mr. Berkowitz's experience includes the representation of major institutional lenders and corporate and individual creditors in many well-known Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters. He has been appointed as both an Examiner and Chapter 11 operating trustee by the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, and is a member of the official mediation panel for the Bankruptcy Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He also served on numerous bar association committees and the subcommittee which advised the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York concerning the formulations of the new local bankruptcy rules.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Berkowitz spent a year with the Office of the New York State Attorney General advising state agencies and other AG bureaus in connection with litigation strategy in commercial and bankruptcy litigation. He was previously a Partner at Farrell Fritz where he served at various times as the Bankruptcy Practice Group Leader, on the Strategic Planning Committee and as a Member of its Management Committee.
Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, with offices on Long Island, in Manhattan and Florida provides a wide range of legal services to businesses, corporations and individuals worldwide.
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