Lawdragon Names Berkoff Among Top Bankruptcy and Restructuring Layers for 2022


Lawdragon has named Leslie A. Berkoff, a partner at Moritt Hock & Hamroff, one of America’s Top 500 Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers for 2022.

Berkoff is chairman of Moritt Hock & Hamroff’s dispute resolution practice group, is the past chairman of the bankruptcy practice group, and sits on the company’s management committee.

In the area of ​​restructuring, Berkoff focuses his practice on Chapter 11 matters, bankruptcy, litigation and corporate restructuring, representing a variety of corporate debtors, trustees, creditors and creditors’ committees nationwide. and locally.

Berkoff’s dispute resolution practice frequently involves her serving as an ad hoc and panel mediator. In addition, she serves on the mediation committees for the Eastern and Southern Districts of the United States Bankruptcy Courts in New York and the United States Bankruptcy Courts in Delaware and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Berkoff is also a member of the pro bono appeals mediation panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, where she often focuses on bankruptcy appeals. Berkoff also serves as chairman of the mediation subcommittee of the Chapter 11 Attorneys and Judges Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York.

Berkoff previously served as co-chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Healthcare Insolvency Committee from 2008 to 2011 and co-chair of ABI’s Mediation Committee from 2018 to 2020. She is an editor for the ABI Journal for a regular column entitled Mediation issues and served as co-editor of the ABI’s Bankruptcy Mediation Handbook (2016) and his Health Care Insolvency Handbook, Third Edition (2012).

In addition, Berkoff is also the representative of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section on the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council and is Chair of the Dispute Resolution Committee, Vice Chair of Programming for the Dispute Resolution Committee. business bankruptcy of the business law section and vice president. of the Bankruptcy Study and Policy Committee. She also sits on the editorial board of Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law.


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