Elizabeth A. Haas has been in private practice for over 30 years, practicing in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and creditor’s rights. She represents individuals and businesses who seek relief from, or reorganization of, their debt. Ms. Haas also assists individuals and companies in avoiding bankruptcy through negotiations and workouts with secured lenders, taxing authorities and unsecured creditors. Ms. Haas’ experience as skilled bankruptcy counsel is essential for anyone considering filing bankruptcy or whose rights may be effected by the bankruptcy process.

Elizabeth Haas previously served as the Village Justice for the Village of Hillburn (Rockland County), a position which she had held for over twenty-five years. Ms. Haas is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy issues and serves as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and is proud to serve the Rockland County Bar Association as a member of its Board of Directors, as chairman of its Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Committee, and as a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Paralegal Program at Rockland Community College, an American Bar Association approved course.

Ms. Haas received her law degree from New York Law School (cum laude, 1977) and her bachelors degree from Douglass College of Rutgers University (BA, 1972). In addition to her admission to the New York State Bar, Ms. Haas is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York.