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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


  1. Debt Collection: 90%
    7 years
  2. Unspecified: 5%
  3. Litigation: 5%



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

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Hovanes Margarian

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  • 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!


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Contact info

Portman Law Group, P.C.

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


NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015
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 AssociationChair - Creditors' Rights Law Committee2012 - 2015
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 - 2015
Commercial Law League of AmericaMember1986 - Present
Suffolk County Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Long Island Business NewsCollecting Your Due2014
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