Alex Spizz

Partner and Co-Chair of Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Practice

P 212.216.1155   F 212.216.8001
1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 

Alex Spizz

Partner and Co-Chair of Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Practice

P 212.216.1155   F 212.216.8001   aspizz@tarterkrinsky.com

Alex Spizz is co-chair of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring practice at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP. With over 40 years of experience, he provides clear legal advice and with a practical business perspective.

Alex focuses on bankruptcy law, corporate restructuring, debtor and creditor rights and bankruptcy litigation. Alex has advised financially troubled companies both in and out of bankruptcy throughout his career. He represents debtors, creditors and trustees in the private and public sectors including the retail, manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, telecommunications, food services, chemical and energy industries. He also represents debtors in cross–border insolvency cases. Alex is currently the Chapter 7 trustee of Ampal-American Israel Corporation an investment company with holdings in the United States, Europe and Israel where he took over a case that was administratively insolvent and has thus far collected over $170,000,000 for the benefit of bankruptcy estate.

Prior to joining the firm, Alex chaired the litigation and bankruptcy practices at Spizz Cohen & Serchuk, P.C.

Education
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1973
  • Pace University, B.B.A., 1970
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
Awards and Honors
  • Martindale Hubbell’s AV® rating
  • New York Super Lawyers, 2007-2010, 2013-2021
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • INSOL International 

What I do when not practicing law:
Hit the links 

Last read:
The Last Lion

Favorite movie/TV character:
Ray Donavan

Quote I live by:
“The real secret of success is enthusiasm” 

News

Events

  • Our Top 10 Legal Alerts from 2020

    As we start a new year, we would like to share with you some of our most popular legal alerts from 2020. Our top alerts range from bankruptcy, construction, COVID-19, labor & employment, immigration, trusts & estates, corporate & securities, litigation and intellectual property, reflecting the broad array of our full-service practice. We hope that our alerts have been helpful to you and your colleagues, and demonstrate our commitment to providing important information to you.

  • CARES Act Increases Eligibility Threshold For Small Businesses To File Under New Subchapter 5 Of The Bankruptcy Code

    On August 23, 2019, the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 was signed into law, creating a new Subchapter 5 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The new law, which went into effect on February 19, 2020, is designed to streamline and expedite the debt restructuring process for small businesses which affirmatively elect to file bankruptcy under Subchapter 5.

Education
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1973
  • Pace University, B.B.A., 1970
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
Awards and Honors
  • Martindale Hubbell’s AV® rating
  • New York Super Lawyers, 2007-2010, 2013-2021
Memberships
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • INSOL International 

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