New York, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2012
National known bankruptcy avoidance action and commercial law firm, ASK Financial LLP based in Saint Paul, MN and the New York bankruptcy and corporate law attorney group, Neiger LLP, are pleased to announce the merger of their practices and offices. The newly combined law firm will go by the name of ASK LLP and will focus on all aspects of bankruptcy, corporate and commercial law.
ASK Financial LLP focused primarily on prosecuting bankruptcy avoidance and claw-back actions and collection of commercial accounts receivable. In the past decade ASK Financial LLP recovered over $250 million on behalf of bankruptcy estates and trustees.
Neiger LLP was a full service bankruptcy and corporate law firm, and represented debtors and creditors in all aspects bankruptcy reorganizations. Neiger LLP also advised clients on a full range of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and capital markets and venture capital transactions.
With this merger ASK LLP will offer its clients the same services with more efficiency and at more competitive rates due to the resulting synergies. Joe Steinfeld, the managing partner of ASK Financial LLP commented “partnering with Neiger LLP will allow us to provide our current clients a fuller range of services and better service existing clients in the New York market.” Steinfeld further noted that Neiger LLP “is an entrepreneurial, dynamic and growing law firm with attorneys from the Nation’s finest bankruptcy practices that will help further build upon everything ASK Financial has achieved over the last 30 years, including becoming the primary law firm to prosecute avoidance actions on a large scale.”
Edward Neiger, founding partner of Neiger LLP reflected that “joining ASK was the next logical step as our clients and their issues have become larger and more complex in more diversified jurisdictions. Having worked with ASK’s attorneys and support team over the past three years, I have been very impressed with the entire group, and I couldn’t be more fortunate to join forces with them.” Neiger continued “ASK’s one of a kind avoidance action recovery practice will take our current platform to the next level and expand the scope of what we could recover on behalf of Debtor’s estates and trustees tenfold.”
ASK LLP attorneys are also passionate about educating other legal professionals, and will be launching ASK University as part of the merger. “We will travel to other law firms and provide their attorneys with CLE-approved courses in bankruptcy related areas,” Steinfeld commented. Neiger added “a large part of what we did was educate the legal profession through writing articles and columns in various legal journals, the New York Law Journal, and by publishing the Avoidance Action Report, a one of a kind report on the latest case law developments relating to avoidance actions. With ASK University, we are taking our educational outreach to a whole new level”
The new law firm will have offices in Saint Paul and New York and will focus on bankruptcy, commercial and corporate law. It currently has 11 attorneys. ASK LLP will be managed by Joe Steinfeld and Edward Neiger.