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Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP has offices in New York, New Jersey and
Long Island, but represents its bank and credit union clients in the
bankruptcy courts of all 50 states.


I am admitted to practice in the State of New York since 1982 and am admitted to practice in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the United States District Courts (which includes bankruptcy courts) for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York.


I live on Long Island.  My wife, a law school professor, and I  have two teenage daughters and I enjoy tennis anf golf.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 70%
    34 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    34 years
  3. Foreclosure: 5%
    34 years



Hourly ($155-575/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP

270 Madison Avenue Suite 1400
New York, NY, 10016

Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP

18 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 200
Florham Park, NJ, 07932-2266

Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP

575 Underhill Blvd.
Suite 140
Syosset, NY, 11791



NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
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Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AFounding partner - Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP1987 - Present
Member, Committee on Local Bankrupty RulesUnited States Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of New York1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Executive's Association, New York CityMember and Director2004 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2000 - Present
New York State Credit Union League Attorneys' AssociationMember2000 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar AssociationMember1982 - 1985
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Delcon Construction Corp. v. Board of Education of the City of Yonkers, New YorkN/A
In re GibbonsN/A
In re Valley MediaN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association BulletinDigest Editor1985
Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association BulletinDigest Editor1984
Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association BulletinDigest Editor1983
Bankruptcy Lawyers Bar Association BulletinDigest Editor1982
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Long Island University, C.W. Post CampusN/AOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYSBA Young Lawyers Section Annual MeetingBankruptcy 1012014
Understanding All Your Financial AlternativesUnderstanding bankruptcy Reform under the BAPCPA2008
What Estate Planners Need to Know about Bankruptcy ReformBankruptcy Reform under the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code2007