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Anthony Matthew Vassallo

Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney at Brooklyn, NY

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  • Licensed for 29 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1994
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    Representing primarily individuals as debtors; also represent corporate debtors and creditors in chapter 7 proceedings.

    30 years, 115 cases

  2. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    Representing primarily individuals and corporations as debtors; also represent creditors in chapter 7 proceedings.

    30 years, 100 cases

  3. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    Representing primarily individuals as debtors in chapter 13 proceedings.

    16 years, 25 cases

  4. Business
    General advice regarding contracts, negotiations with creditors

    25 years, 10 cases

  5. Residential real estate
    Represent parties regarding real estate transactions and closings

    23 years, 15 cases

I am a New York native.  I spent much of my youth growing up in the mid-Hudson Valley and have lived in all 5 boroughs (including Staten Island) and outlying counties as well. 


Before becoming an attorney, I was a bankruptcy paralegal for several years and put myself through law school in the evening while working full-time.  After law school, I was a law clerk for the Chief Judge of the Manhattan bankruptcy court for 2 years. 


After my clerkship, I practiced bankruptcy law at two New York law firms with nationally renowned bankruptcy practices for nearly 10 years.  My overall experience has enabled me to learn how law is made from various viewpoints. 


I have appeared before all of the metropolitan New York bankruptcy courts (as well as others throughout the country) and am familiar with New York bankruptcy practice.


Currently, I have my own practice primarily representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

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Law Offices of Anthony M. Vassallo
Brooklyn, NY, 11215


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AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Founder
  • Law Office of Anthony M. Vassallo
  • 2013 - Present
  • Consultant, Bankruptcy Operations
  • The Garden City Group, Inc.
  • 2009 - 2013
  • Senior Associate
  • Golenbock Assor et al.
  • 2007 - 2009
  • Bankruptcy Associate
  • Togut, Segal & Segal
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Bankruptcy Associate
  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP
  • 1998 - 2005
  • Law Clerk to Hon. C.J. Tina L. Brozman
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District Of New York
  • 1996 - 1998
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  • Brooklyn Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • Columbia College, Columbia University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Legal Cases

  • Episcopal Health Services, Inc.
  • Successfully confirmed chapter 11 plan of reorganization in fewer than 15 months.
  • Copperfield Investments LLC
  • Successfully confirmed chapter 11 plan of liquidation in 2009.
  • Enron Corp.
  • Settlements reached for the benefit of the estate and creditors.


  • Consumer Attorneys Advisory Committee - EDNY
  • Charter member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee
  • 2013 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • N/A
  • New York City Bar Association, Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals Committee
  • N/A
  • Brooklyn Bar Association, Public Relations Committee
  • 2013 - 2016
  • New York City Bar Association, Cooperative and Condominium Law Committee
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • International Lawyer
  • International Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy (International Legal Developments in Review: 2000)
  • 2001
  • International Lawyer
  • International Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy (International Legal Developments in Review: 1999)
  • 1999

Speaking Engagements

  • Hot Topics In Coops and Condos
  • Overview of Bankruptcy Law
  • 2007

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (2)
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Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. His willingness to contribute to the AVVO community along with the substance of those contributions displays an attorney that is ready, willing and able to zealously advocate for his clients. I wouldn't think twice about referring a potential client to Mr. Vassallo."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Jun 18
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Anthony and I worked on a chapter 11 case together where he represented the debtors and my firm was representing the creditors committee. Anthony was always a pleasure to deal with. In a case where there was a high level of animosity between our clients, Anthony made the process better by being responsive to requests, courteous to our clients' and respectful of their interests. Anthony is an excellent advocate and a respectful adversary. I recommend Anthony."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Anthony Matthew Vassallo has a smooth way of explaining a legal issue while avoiding being offensive. I admire his willingness to make courtesy the hallmark of his practice and applaud him for doing so. I am honored to be the first of no doubt many attorney's to endorse him here on Avvo."
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Anthony Matthew Vassallo
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
Brooklyn, NY
Licensed for 29 years
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