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Alexander G. Benisatto

Alexander G. Benisatto is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation departments. Alex’s practice includes corporate and individual bankruptcy, corporate transactions and litigation involving such areas as bankruptcy, commercial transactions, environmental matters, business and partnership disputes and real estate.

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 and as a New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2017.

Alexander G. Benisatto is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation departments. Alex’s practice includes corporate and individual bankruptcy, corporate transactions and litigation involving such areas as bankruptcy, commercial transactions, environmental matters, business and partnership disputes and real estate.

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 and as a New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2017.

  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law (2000)\
  • B.A., New York University (1997)
  • Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
  • 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
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer (2017-2019)New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2008-2015)

    Recipient, 14th Annual New York State Bar Association Law Student Legal Ethics Award (2000)
  • Protecting Debtors and Creditors Under the Bankruptcy Laws, Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel (November 12, 2020)
  • Primer on Debtor-Creditor Law, Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel (November 9, 2017)

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

  • 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

Inquire for references

  • Protecting Debtors and Creditors Under the Bankruptcy Laws, Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel (November 12, 2020)
  • Primer on Debtor-Creditor Law, Hudson-Bergen Inn of Transactional Counsel (November 9, 2017)