Uniondale, Long Island, New York, October 26, 2015 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that Michael S. Amato, partner, and member of the firm’s Financial Services, Banking & Bankruptcy Department, has been added to the panel of approved mediators in the Bankruptcy Courts for both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Mr. Amato is a skilled bankruptcy professional, with considerable experience representing both debtors and creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy matters, including reorganizations, restructurings and liquidations. Mr. Amato is an experienced litigator, and has represented debtors, creditors, trustees and businesses in complex bankruptcy litigation including, fraud and aiding and abetting fraud cases, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and Chapter 5 litigation, including fraudulent and preferential transfer claims.
Adopted in 2002, the Bankruptcy Court mediation program was instituted to assist parties in the resolution of bankruptcy related disputes, and expedite bankruptcy and bankruptcy related proceedings.
Adam Silvers, managing partner, said: “Michael Amato is a superb Banking and Bankruptcy attorney, among the brightest in the Financial Services area. His knowledge and enthusiasm are a forceful combination and make him a perfect addition to the panel of approved mediators in the Bankruptcy Courts.”
For more than 47 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate & securities, financial services, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.