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Alexander G. Benisatto is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation departments. His legal experience includes personal and corporate bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, and commercial litigation involving areas such as construction, insurance, business law, real estate, environmental and liability defense.
Alex is a graduate of New York University and St. John's University School of Law. While in law school, Alex served as Treasurer of the Bankruptcy Law Society and served as Articles & Notes Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. Alex also co-authored a Note published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review addressing ethical standards of conduct for attorneys representing corporate debtors, for which he received both state and national awards.
Alex is admitted to practice law before both the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, and the New York State Bar Association and has been recognized as New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star since 2008.
Education J.D., St. John’s University School of Law (2000) B.A., New York University (1997)
Practice Areas Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
Bar Admissions State of New Jersey State of New York United States District Court for the District of New Jersey United States District Court for the Southern District of New York United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Obtained summary judgment dismissing breach of contract, fraud and consumer fraud claims against real estate developer
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of employer against an employee seeking damages under various state and federal employment discrimination laws
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of New York venture capital company that was sued in action seeking to recover substantial commissions
Articles & Publications Note, The Disinterested Standard of Section 327(a): Applying An Equitable Solution for Potential Conflicts in Small Bankruptcies, 7 AM. BANKR. INST. L. REV. 363 (1999) Co-Author, Protection of Limited Liability Company Interests From Judgment Creditors, New Jersey Law Journal, May 7, 2015
In re Lyondell Chemical Co., 554 B.R. 655 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2016)
In re Waterscape Resort, LLC, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 4951 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2013)
In re Waterscape Resort, LLC, 2013 Bankr LEXIS 817 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2013)
In re Raimondo, 2007 WL 2248068 (Bankr. D.N.J. 2007)
New Jersey Eye Center, P.A. v. Princeton Insurance Co., 394 N.J. Super. 557 (App. Div. 2007)
Awards & Recognitions New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2008-2015) New Jersey Super Lawyers (2017) Recipient, 14th Annual New York State Bar Association Law Student Legal Ethics Award (2000)
Professional & Community Involvement Member, American Bar Association Member, New Jersey State Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section) Member, New York State Bar Association Past Chairperson, Bergen County Bar Association (Environmental Law) Committee Member, Bergen County Bar Association (Creditor-Debtor Section and Real Property Section) Youth Soccer and Softball Coach