Leslie A. Berkoff is a Partner with the firm where she serves as Chair of the firm's Bankruptcy Practice Group, as well as Co-Chair of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Ms. Berkoff concentrates her practice in the area of bankruptcy and restructuring litigation and corporate workouts, and she represents a variety of corporate debtors, trustees, creditors and creditor committees both nationally and locally. Her practice also includes an emphasis on equipment leasing and healthcare law. Ms. Berkoff has experience in commercial litigation and corporate transactions. In addition to her practice, Ms. Berkoff frequently serves as a mediator, and is on the Mediation Panels for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of the United States Bankruptcy Courts in New York and the United States Bankruptcy Courts in Delaware and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Commercial Mediation Panel for Nassau County. Ms. Berkoff has also served as a court appointed examiner and guardian ad litem in several bankruptcy cases. More recently, Ms. Berkoff was appointed as an inaugural member of the Chapter 11 Lawyers and Judges Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York.
Prior to joining Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP, Ms. Berkoff served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jerome Feller, United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Eastern District of New York, from 1991 to 1993 and to the Honorable Allyne R. Ross, Federal Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of New York, from 1990 to 1991.
Ms. Berkoff speaks and publishes extensively and is a recognized leader in her field.