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Leslie A. Berkoff, Esq. Selected To Serve On Journal Of Bankruptcy Law Board of Editors


Gardenc City, New York; June 7, 2005— Leslie A. Berkoff, a partner in the Garden City law firm of Moritt Hock Hamroff & Horowitz LLP was recently selected to serve on the Board of Editors for the Journal of Bankruptcy Law.

The Journal is published for senior executives and in-house counsel at banks, bank holding companies, diversified financial services companies, regional and community-based commercial banks, thrift institutions, mortgage companies and other commercial businesses involved with borrowers and other kinds of debtors, as well as their outside professional advisors-including attorneys in private practice.  The Journal provides sophisticated, practical and up-to the minute information about structuring transactions to lower risks, out-of-court restructurings, and insolvency and bankruptcy issues involving both corporate and consumer debtors both in the United States and abroad.

Ms. Berkoff is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice group where she concentrates her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, litigation, corporate transactions and corporate workouts and represents a variety of corporate debtors, trustees, creditors and creditors’ committees.  She has also served as a mediator, court appointed examiner and guardian in several bankruptcy cases and is a founding member of the Electronic Filing Committee and Local Rules Committee for the Eastern District of New York Bankruptcy Court.  In addition to her professional endeavors, Ms. Berkoff is involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations within the Long Island community and presently serves as President for the Long Island Women’s Agenda (LIWA).  As a recognized leader in her field, she was the recipient of Hofstra School of Law’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2004 and was also honored as one of Long Island Business News’ Top 50 Women for 2004 and Top 40/40 for 2005.

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