Gregory Messer

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Biography

Attorney Gregory Messer has been practicing law in New York for 32 years. An extremely credentialed lawyer, Mr. Messer has the legal acumen needed to handle even the most complex bankruptcy matters for consumers and companies. He frequently receives referrals from other attorneys and past clients who speak highly of his professional abilities.

Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification since 1995, Mr. Messer has been a panel trustee for the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel for the Eastern and Southern districts of New York for 30 years.

Noteworthy Awards

Admitted for 32 years with a focus primarily in the area of bankruptcy for the past 30 years.

A member of the panel of Trustees for the Southern and Eastern District and have been so since 1980.

Listed in Super Lawyers, Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers and rated AV Peer review rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Sought after and accomplished lecturer in bankruptcy law. Lectured before the Brooklyn Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Bar Association of the City of New York, New York County Lawyers Association and the Practising Law Institute as well as other professional and trade groups.

Board certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification since 1995.

In addition to his certification and panel appointment, Mr. Messer is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, and is listed in Super Lawyers and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™. He will be appearing in the inaugural publication of the Super Lawyers Business Edition.

Most recently, Mr. Messer received the Frieda S. Nisnewitz Award for Service to the Brooklyn community in 2003. He also received the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Pro Bono Award in 1999.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Messer has been a panel member for the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel for the Eastern and Southern districts of New York since 1980. He is a fellow in the American Bar Foundation, and he is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is also part of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.

Lectures

An authority on bankruptcy law, Mr. Messer is a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, The Bar Association of the City of New York, the New York County Lawyers Association and the Brooklyn Bar Association.

Community involvement

Mr. Messer is treasurer of the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, an organization dedicated to helping low-income Brooklyn residents who have legal needs. He is also a volunteer youth athletic coach.

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy Trustee Rights
  • Foreclosures
  • Wage Garnishment
  • Debt Collection Harassment
  • Court Protection
  • Financial Workouts
  • Insolvency
  • Conveyances
  • Pre-Bankruptcy Workouts
  • Debt Consolidation
  • Debt Negotiation
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Budget Counseling

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
718-717-2368  Phone
718-797-5360  Fax
University Attended:
Drew University, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
Albany Law School, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1978
Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, and the Northern District of New York; 1978, New York
Birth Information:
Kearny, New Jersey, September 25, 1952
ISLN:
904841334

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 03/25/13 in Bankruptcy

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 03/24/13 in Bankruptcy

    Gregory Messer is one of the most knowledgeable, well respected attorneys in the field. I have rated him as 'excellent' in all areas, only because you don't have the option of giving a higher rating than that.

    Gregory Messer is one of the most knowledgeable, well respected attorneys in the field. I have rated him as 'excellent' in all areas, only because you don't have the option of giving a higher rating than that. Read less

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