Ruskin Moscou Faltischek Names Michael S. Amato Partner

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, January 4, 2010 –  Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that Michael S. Amato, formerly of counsel to the firm, has been elected a partner of the firm effective January 1, 2010.

Amato, a resident of Stony Brook, New York, is a member of the firm's Financial Services, Banking & Bankruptcy Department and the Business Reorganization Practice Group.  He has considerable experience representing both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy matters and focuses his practice on debtor and creditor rights, business reorganizations and bankruptcy litigation.

Amato has advised numerous clients in negotiating, structuring and drafting complex Chapter 11 plans and debtor-in-possession financing agreements.  Amato is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association and is currently Co-Chair of its Bankruptcy and Insolvency Committee.


"Michael demonstrates the skill, dedication and excellence our partners and attorneys are known for. This was the next logical step in his career, and we are delighted for him," said Mark S. Mulholland, co-managing partner of the firm.


For 40 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, 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 and trusts & estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.

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