Westerman Ball Ederer Miller & Sharfstein, LLP
May 2013: Steven R. Eichel, Esq., has
become counsel to the Firm's Corporate department.
May 2013: Michael Gelfand, Esq. was
elected a provisional member of the Board of Directors of the
American Mock Trial Association (www.collegemocktrial.org).
AMTA is the governing body for all intercollegiate mock trial in
the United States. He will be eligible for full Board
membership in 2015.
April 2013: Frances
Felice, Esq., has
joined the Firm as an attorney in the Real Estate department.
Thomas Draghi, Esq.,
Partner in the Firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department,
will serve as a panelist at a program jointly sponsored by The
United States Trustee for Region 2 and the Bankruptcy Court for
the Eastern District of New York titled "Pathways to Success in
Individual and Small Business Chapter 11 Cases," on May 13, 2013
from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Alfonse M. D'Amato U.S.
Courthouse, 290 Federal Plaza Central Islip, New York 11722.
John Westerman, Esq.,
managing partner and chair of the Bankruptcy & Restructuring
Department, and Mickee Hennessy, Esq., a
partner in the Department, were interviewed for the radio
program “Law You Should Know” discussing Loan Workouts and
Restructuring. The interview will be broadcast on May 6 at
4 PM, May 7 at 12 noon and May 12 at 7 AM on 90.3 FM radio and
via voicestream at
Eric G. Waxman III, a partner in the firm’s
Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department, will once again serve
as an adjunct professor at the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center at
Touro College, teaching Sales, UCC Articles 2 & 2A (Leases) for
the Spring semester.
Eric G. Waxman III,
a Partner in the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department,
has been selected as a member and co-reporter on the Advisory
Committee on Financial Contracts, Derivatives and Safe Harbors
to the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Commission, to Study
the Reform of Chapter 11.
joined the firm as an associate in the Firm’s Bankruptcy and
Restructuring Department. Welcome, Josh.
Mickee Hennessy, a partner in the Firm’s Bankruptcy and
Restructuring Department will be co-moderating a program at the
Nassau County Bar Association titled “Accounting for Lawyers” on
November 1, 2012. Chris Gorman, an
attorney in the Firm’s Litigation Department, will be a panelist
on this program.
Stuart S. Ball,
Co-Chairman of the Firm’s Real Estate Department, has been
selected as a Super Lawyer for the fourth consecutive year in
the 2012 Super Lawyers publication for the New York Metro area.
September 2012: Philip Sharfstein, Co-Chairman of the
Firm’s Real Estate Department, and Jonathan Hoffman,
a Partner in the Real Estate Department, appeared in the
September 5 issue of the New York Law Journal for their
successful representation of the purchaser of an Upper West Side
apartment building for $68.3 million. Congratulations,
Phil and Jon!
August, 2012: Michael Planell has joined the
firm as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.
June 1, 2012:
partner in the firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Department,
has been appointed Chairperson of the Bankruptcy Committee for
the Nassau County Bar Association.
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Magazine has recently published
an article authored by William Vita, Esq., a
Partner in the Firm's Litigation Department, titled "Another
Step Forward: District Court Affirms Seminal Decision
Authorizing Computer-Assisted Review of ESI."
following is a link to the article:http://www.metrocorpcounsel.com/articles
Zucker, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department,
has been elected as Director of the Nassau County Bar
Association. Congratulations, Greg!