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Elliott M. Portman

Elliott M. Portman

Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Litigation

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About Me

I have traditionally devoted the majority of my practice to creditor's rights and judgment enforcement.

As a result, I feel that I have maintained an excellent reputation in the field, striving for the highest standards of professionalism and for expeditious results.


My concentration of practice is in federal and state litigation, particularly in the area of creditor's rights and commercial litigation.  


I represent both international and domestic clients with regard to liquidation of their accounts receivable.  


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Debt Collection: 90%
    6 years
  2. Litigation: 5%



Hourly ($250-400/hour), Contingent (20-50%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Hovanes Margarian

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Hovanes Margarian Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dorothy G Bunce

    Elliott obviously knows his stuff, and based on the information he provides here on AVVO, is a decent hardworking guy! We need more collectors with your integrity. Kudos!


    Dorothy Bunce Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Portman Law Group, P.C.

1393 Veterans Memorial Highway
Suite 212N
Hauppauge, NY, 11788



NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationInternational Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC)2015
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2014
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2012
Certificate of AppreciationInternational Association of Commercial Collectors2009
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2005
Award of RecognitionSuffolk County Bar Association2000
American Jurisprudence AwardNew England School of Law1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
CounselRosenthal & Goldhaber, P.C.2015 - Present
PartnerRoe Taroff Taitz & Portman, LLP2006 - 2015
Of CounselRoe, Wallace, Esteve, Taroff & Taitz, LLP2000 - 2005
AssociateGoldman Horowitz & Cherno, LLP1990 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Suffolk County Bar Association, Bench Bar CommitteeChair - Creditors' Rights Law Committee2012 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationChair - Creditor's Rights Law Committee2009 - 2012
Commercial Lawyers Conference of New YorkVice President2007 - Present
International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC)Associate Member2006 - Present
Nassau County Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Commercial Law League of AmericaMember1986 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
IACC Scope Magazine; Vol. 41, No. 2The Not-So-Automatic Renewal Clause2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
State University of New YorkN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1980
Brunel UniversityN/AN/A1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Corporate Law CommitteeEnforcement of Money Judgments2011
Suffolk Academy of LawCivil Enforcement of Money Judgments Through The Sheriff's Office2010
Suffolk Academy of LawThe Enforcement of Money Judgments using CPLR Article 522009