Uniondale, Long Island, New York, September 20, 2005 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that partner Harold S. Berzow will be a featured speaker at a New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar to be held on October 11, 2005 at the Hilton Huntington in Melville, New York.
The full-day seminar, entitled “Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005,” will address important provisions of this new law, said to be the most extensive bankruptcy law change in nearly three decades, and will become effective October 17, 2005. Berzow’s segment will focus on Vendors' Rights of Reclamation, Personal Property Leases, Utilities and Adequate Assurance, Foreign Debtors' Use of the Bankruptcy Courts, Tax Matters and Key Employee Retention Bonuses.
Berzow is a member of Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s Financial Services, Banking and Bankruptcy Department and is chair of the firm’s Business Reorganization Practice Group. He is a member of the New York Bar Association and its Bankruptcy Law Committee, the American Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
With over 70,000 members, the New York State Bar Association is the nation’s largest voluntary statewide association of lawyers and members of the legal profession.
Founded in 1968, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. has grown into one of the most respected and largest multi-practice law firms in the New York metropolitan area and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York. With over 60 attorneys in 20 practice areas, the firm offers innovative legal services, keeping focus on the client's goals, in the areas of corporate & securities, corporate governance, commercial lending, business reorganization, employment, energy, environmental, financial services, banking & bankruptcy, health law, healthcare professionals, intellectual property, life sciences, litigation, municipal & regulatory affairs, real estate, construction, seniors’ housing, technology, trusts & estates, and white collar crime & investigations. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.