Firm News

Fighting Back Against Banks

October 16, 2013

The White Plains consumer bankruptcy law firm of Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., received national attention in the fall of 2013 for a case in which the firm helped its clients take on one of the country’s “Big Four” banks – Bank of America, N.A. Media outlets that have highlighted the case include: New York Times […]

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New York Times Features Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Schwartz

October 8, 2013

The after effects of the mortgage crisis are still making their way through the court system – and judges don’t like what they’re seeing. Neither does New York bankruptcy attorney Michael H. Schwartz.  In fact, Attorney Schwartz’s client advocacy resulted in Bank of America being sanctioned $10,000 per month until it stopped harassing his client, […]

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Donald Trump Gets Trumped by Attorney General

September 4, 2013

Donald Trump and his for-profit “Trump University” allegedly bilked New York residents by selling them with “get rich quick schemes” of pricey but largely useless seminars and mentorship programs, according to a lawsuit recently filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. In advertisements and direct mail solicitations Trump University promised prospective students that they […]

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Do You Know What is in Your Credit Report?

May 21, 2013

A recent Federal Trade Commission study discovered that one in five consumers had an error on one or more of their three credit reports. “These are eye-opening numbers for American consumers,” said Howard Shelanski, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics, in a press release.  “The results of this first-of-its-kind study make it clear that […]

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Westchester County Bar Association Holds “Meet the White Plains Trustees” Event

January 14, 2013

The Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA) recently held its first “Meet the White Plains Trustees” Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event. Sponsored by Openheimer & Co., the three-hour seminar was held on October 19, 2012 at the theater at 360 Hamilton Avenue in White Plains, New York and was […]

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New York Magazine Features White Plains Bankruptcy Attorney Michael H. Schwartz among “The New York Area’s Top-Rated Lawyers”

December 18, 2012

The leading consumer bankruptcy law firm of Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., appears in a special section featuring the state of New York’s top legal talent.  White Plains, NY (Vocus / PRWEB) December 20, 2012 – White Plains bankruptcy attorney Michael H. Schwartz is featured in “The New York Area’s Top-Rated Lawyers,” a special section showcasing […]

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WCBA 114th Annual Banquet

June 29, 2012

Michael H. Schwartz, Co Chair of the Westchester County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights committee, attends the WCBA’s 114th Annual Banquet, the largest legal event of the Westchester County Bar Association.

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Roundtable with Judge Robert D. Drain

April 10, 2012

In 2011 Michael H. Schwartz was appointed Co Chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association (Read More).  

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Michael H. Schwartz Presents Continuing Legal Education Seminar featuring the US Bankruptcy Judge Robert D. Drain

March 15, 2012

Michael H. Schwartz presented his first Continuing Legal Education Seminar featuring the US Bankruptcy Judge Robert D. Drain. Topics included: Current Issues in Loss Mitigation Chapter 11 Cases for Individuals Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law Chambers Website and Best Practices Developments Read the full program here.

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