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Meyer Suozzi Expands Bankruptcy Practice with Member Edward LoBello

Edward_J_LoBelloMeyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. is pleased to announce that Edward J. LoBello has been named member of the firm. The firm, whose members include Joseph A. Suozzi, former State Supreme Court Judge; Hon. John V.N. Klein, former Suffolk County Executive; Basil A. Paterson, former New York Secretary of State; and Harold Ickes, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff, in the firm founded in 1960 by the late John F. English.

“Ed LoBello is a significant addition to our already expanding and extremely talented Bankruptcy law practice,” said managing partner, Lois Schlissel. “His seasoned experience continues our tradition of quality, comprehensive representation for all our clients on Long Island, in New York City, the State and the region.”

Edward J. LoBello joins the firm’s Bankruptcy & Business Reorganization group and will maintain offices in both Garden City and New York City. Mr. LoBello concentrates his practice on business restructuring, bankruptcy reorganizations, work-outs and creditors’ rights.

Prior to joining Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., Mr. LoBello was a Partner at Blank Rome in New York City where he represented all major constituents in bankruptcy cases including debtors in possession, creditors’ committees, committee members, institutional lenders, trade creditors, landlords, insurance companies, equipment lessors, asset purchasers, and preference defendants, among others.

Mr. LoBello has represented clients in some of the largest and most significant Chapter 11 cases, including Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., Solutia Inc., A. P. Green Industries, Inc., and Global Crossing, Ltd., to name but a few.

Mr. LoBello graduated from the State University of New York at Albany, with a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1978. In 1981, he received his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law.

Mr. LoBello was admitted to practice law in New York in 1982, in United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1983,in United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit in 1996, and in United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 2004.

Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., a nationally known law firm, has counseled and represented business, labor and individuals since 1960. Headquartered in Garden City, NY, the firm has offices in Albany, New York City, Washington D.C. and Melville, Long Island. MSEK provides clients with sage counsel and swift resolution of the most challenging issues in business, government and litigation.