Practice areas

Bankruptcy: Business, Bankruptcy: Consumer, Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business

Focus areas

Bankruptcy Law, Collections, Foreclosure

As the founder of The Law Office of Gregory Messer, Gregory M. Messer assists individuals and businesses in various New York areas, including Staten Island, Long Island, The Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn, with their bankruptcy filings. With decades of experience, he skillfully handles even the most intricate aspects of bankruptcy cases, including wage garnishment, protection against creditor harassment, and foreclosure proceedings.

Mr. Messer doesn’t stop at paperwork; he provides ongoing support and guidance to his clients. Beyond assisting them in filing for bankruptcy, he offers advice on budget preparation and smart debt consolidation. He also frequently engages with creditors to find amicable solutions. Notably, he holds certification in consumer bankruptcy law from the American Board of Certification and boasts a diverse background that includes mediation work and participation on panels for multiple New York bankruptcy courts.

Widely recognized as an industry leader, Mr. Messer has earned the prestigious AV Preeminent* peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is a sought-after guest lecturer and an active member of various legal associations, including the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the Bar Association of the City of New York, the New York County Lawyers Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the New York State Bar Association. Furthermore, he is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Beyond his legal practice, Mr. Messer dedicates substantial time to volunteer work, serving as the treasurer of the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project. In recognition of his contributions, he has received the Volunteer Lawyers Pro Bono Award and the Frieda S. Nisnewitz Award for Service from the Brooklyn Bar Association.

Mr. Messer completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at Drew University in 1974 and earned a Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 1977.

It’s important to note that Mr. Messer is a debt relief agent who assists individuals in filing for bankruptcy protection under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with Martindale-Hubbell’s certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® facilitates a peer review rating process, with ratings reflecting the anonymous opinions of members of the legal profession and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are divided into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

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