Neil E. Herman has more than 25 years’ experience representing parties—debtors, financial institutions, Official Creditors’ Committees, trustees, creditors, landlords, real estate developers, and shopping center owners—in out-of-court restructurings and in bankruptcy matters. A member of the Turnaround Management Association, Neil devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing buyers who are purchasing assets out of bankruptcy. Neil wrote the extensive chapter on “Retail Bankruptcies” in the most recent Collier on Bankruptcy treatise.
A lecturer on bankruptcy topics at top law and business schools, Neil also serves as a session panelist on bankruptcy programs and seminars sponsored by organizations such as the New York Law Journal, the American Bar Association, and the International Council on Shopping Centers. Neil writes articles on current bankruptcy topics as sole author and in collaboration with colleagues. He is consistently recognized by New York Super Lawyers, and holds Martindale-Hubbell’s highest “AV Preeminent” peer review rating.
Hofstra University School of Law, 1985, J.D.
Johns Hopkins University, 1981, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York, TheBest Lawyers in America (2016–2020)
Recommended, The Legal 500 US (2012, 2014)
Member, International Council of Shopping Centers, Bankruptcy Task Force
Recipient, Benjamin Weintraub and Alan Resnick Bankruptcy Law Prize
AV Preeminent Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell