Location: New York, New York, United States
Alec Ostrow has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in bankruptcy, creditor’s rights and commercial litigation.
Knowing early on he wanted to be a lawyer, it was during Mr. Ostrow’s first year of law school that he became involved with bankruptcy law. His parent’s business went bankrupt during his first year at law school and Mr. Ostrow was essentially able to help his parents with the proceedings once he graduated. Since then, he has been dedicated to helping his clients save their businesses from demise. He first earned an AB from Dartmouth College in 1977 and received a JD from New York University in 1980. A year later, he was admitted to practice in the state bar of New York. Since then, he has also been admitted to practice in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern and Western Districts of New York and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Since 2010, Mr. Ostrow has provided his legal services as a partner at Becker, Glynn, Muffly, Chassin & Hosinki LLP. He previously worked as a shareholder at Stevens & Lee, Professional Corp. and as a partner at Salomon Green & Ostrow Professional Corp. Mr. Ostrow began his law career as an associate at Chester B. Salomon Professional Corp. in 1980, and worked in this venture for five years. Furthermore, he has been an adjunct professor of law at St. John’s University since 1999. In his career, Mr. Ostrow has been a prolific writer and contributor on numerous legal topics. These works include “Situation Comity,” “Something Familiar, Something Peculiar; Nothing That’s Formal, Nothing That’s Normal,” “Indubitable Equivalent of a Secured Claim?,” and “We Don’t Need the Case Law to Turn the DIP’s Attorney into a Court Informant.” Mr. Ostrow was also inducted as a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy in 2005.
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