| by Michael H. Schwartz, P.C. in Firm News

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

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 the state’s top legal talent in the December 17-24 edition of New York Magazine.

To earn a place in the publication as well as its online companion at www.NewYorkAreaTopRatedLawyers.com, an attorney must have achieved the peer-reviewed rating of AV Preeminent® in the distinguished LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® legal directory, according to ALM Media, a publisher of the section.

The AV Preeminent® rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence, ALM says.

Schwartz, the founder of the White Plains consumer bankruptcy firm of Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., is recognized in the publication for earning an AV Preeminent® rating while helping people to get their lives back on track throughout Westchester, Rockland , Putnam County and the Hudson Valley and New York City areas through the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy process.

“For more than 25 years, our firm has earned a reputation for making the process as easy and painless as possible for our clients,” Schwartz said. “We have helped thousands of people to preserve their families and save their homes, their possessions, their jobs and their dignity.

“We’re proud to say that we have not had a single discharge denied, and we have not lost a single house in foreclosure,” Schwartz added. “It’s an honor for our firm to be recognized for our hard work, and it inspires us to continue fighting for our clients.”

In addition to helping individuals through the bankruptcy process, Schwartz also assists companies with filing for bankruptcy protection and represents parties to bankruptcy proceedings.

Schwartz serves as Co-Chair of the Westchester County Bar Association Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights Committee. His firm has an “A+” rating by the Better Business Bureau and a rating of “Superb” by Avvo.com.

In addition to ALM, “The New York Area’s Top-Rated Lawyers” is published by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®. The publishers have said they are donating a portion of the section’s proceeds to the Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief to Tri-State area residents.

About Michael H. Schwartz, P.C.

Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., is a New York bankruptcy law firm that has been helping individuals and businesses in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam County and the Hudson Valley and New York City areas to overcome their debt-related legal issues for more than a quarter of a century. The firm assists individuals with filing for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code or reorganization under Chapter 13, and it assists businesses with liquidation under Chapter 7 or reorganization under Chapter 11. Additionally, the firm handles foreclosure defense for individuals. The firm’s office is located at One Water Street, White Plains, NY 10601. To learn more about Michael H. Schwartz, P.C., call (800) On My Side or use the firm’s online contact form at www.NYLegalHelp.com.