Lee J. Mendelson practices in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, construction law and corporate law where he routinely represents both large and small businesses, as well as the individuals who own them.
Mr. Mendelson also represents creditors and creditors’ committees in both individual and business bankruptcy matters with a particular emphasis in bankruptcy litigation. He is a frequent lecturer, having conducted seminars on diverse topics such as recent seminars on ‘Judgment Collections in New York’ and ‘Recent Commercial Cases of Interest.’ Recently, Mr. Mendelson served on a committee to assist in recommending revisions to the local bankruptcy rules for the Eastern District of New York. He has extensive litigation experience in preference and fraudulent conveyance actions in the bankruptcy court, as well as equipment leasing actions in the state and federal courts.
Hofstra University, J.D. 1993
St. John’s College, B.A. 1989
Mr. Mendelson is admitted to practice law in the Courts of the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. He is also admitted to all the Federal District Courts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
Mr. Mendelson is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association where he serves as a member of the Commercial Litigation Committee, the Military and Veteran’s Affairs Committee and the Bankruptcy Committee. He is also a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations and their Business, Corporate Litigation and Business Committees.
Mr. Mendelson currently serves as a Major in the New York Guard, 13th Regiment, 54th Civil Affairs Brigade and regularly provides legal and family support services to members of the National Guard and other military reserve units. He has received a number of commendations and citations for his service to the military.