Robin S. Abramowitz
Robin S. Abramowitz is a partner in and co-chairs the firm's Litigation practice group, as well as its Matrimonial and Bankruptcy practice groups. Ms. Abramowitz’ areas of practice include commercial litigation, construction litigation, matrimonial law and bankruptcy.
Ms. Abramowitz has represented a wide range of clients including corporate and individual debtors and creditors in Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcies, subcontractors, general contractors, suppliers and owners in construction litigation, residential and commercial landlords in landlord/tenant proceedings, individuals in matrimonial and support proceedings, and borrowers and lenders in mortgage foreclosure actions.
Ms. Abramowitz is admitted to practice in the States of New York and Florida, before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. She is an arbitrator on the Long Island General Commercial Panel for the American Arbitration Association.
Ms. Abramowitz is a graduate of the State University of New York, College at Geneseo (B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1979), and the Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. with distinction, 1989), where she was a member of the Hofstra Law Review and the recipient of the Citation of Excellence for Procedural Courses and the Citation of Excellence for Debtor/Creditor.
Ms. Abramowitz is the past President of the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association and is currently an Officer and Associate Dean of the Suffolk Academy of Law and a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association. She was formerly Corresponding Secretary (2007-2008) and Vice President (2008-2009) of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, a Member of the Board of Managers of the Suffolk County Bar Pro Bono Foundation (1996-2002), a Co-Chair of the ADR Committee for the Suffolk County Bar Association (2011-2012), and the Chairperson of the Bankruptcy/Insolvency Law Committee for the Suffolk County Bar Association (1998-1999).
Ms. Abramowitz has been a volunteer attorney for the Pro Bono Project's Bankruptcy Screening Panel since 1993 and has represented bankruptcy and matrimonial clients referred by Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Pro Bono Project. She received the Suffolk County Pro Bono Foundation Award of Recognition for Pro Bono services in both 1995 and 2000, the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association Pro Bono Award of Recognition for Commitment to Representing Indigent Clients in Suffolk County in 1995 and the Suffolk County Women's Bar Association President's Award for extraordinary service and dedication to the Association in 2003. Ms. Abramowitz was the recipient of the New York State Bar Association President’s Award for Pro Bono Service in 2004. In June 2006, she was profiled as Alumni of the Month by Hofstra University School of Law.
Ms. Abramowitz has been a speaker at continuing legal education programs including “The Interplay Between Bankruptcy Law and Matrimonial Law”, “Mortgage Foreclosures – How to Save Your Client’s House From Foreclosure”, “State Court Issues and Bankruptcy Court – What Every State and Bankruptcy Practitioner Should Know”, “Attention to the Ethics of Transactional Law” and “Commercial and Residential Lease Enforcement and Evictions in New York” and "Matrimonial and Bankruptcy Law".
Ms. Abramowitz is rated an AV® Preeminent™ attorney by Martindale–Hubbell®, its highest rating for ethical standards and legal ability.