With over three decades of legal practice in New York, Attorney Gregory Messer boasts a wealth of experience. Renowned for his skills in bankruptcy law, Mr. Messer is sought after by both individuals and businesses facing complex financial challenges. His stellar reputation in the legal community is evidenced by the numerous referrals he receives from fellow attorneys and satisfied clients.

Mr. Messer's credentials are impressive. He has been Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification since 1995 and has served as a panel trustee for the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel in the Eastern and Southern districts of New York for thirty years.

His accolades include recognition in prestigious publications such as Super Lawyers and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, as well as an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. He has also been honored with awards such as the Frieda S. Nisnewitz Award for Service to the Brooklyn community in 2003 and the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Pro Bono Award in 1999.

Beyond his professional achievements, Mr. Messer is deeply involved in his community. He serves as treasurer of the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, demonstrating his commitment to providing legal assistance to low-income residents. Additionally, he volunteers as a youth athletic coach, contributing to the development of future generations.

Mr. Messer's dedication to bankruptcy law extends to his role as a lecturer. He frequently shares his knowledge at various legal forums and organizations, including the New York State Bar Association, the Practicing Law Institute, and the Bar Association of the City of New York.

As a member of esteemed legal associations such as the American Bar Foundation, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute, Mr. Messer remains at the forefront of his field, ensuring that he can provide his clients with the highest level of representation and support.

Admissions Details
  • 1978, New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
Law School Attended
  • Albany Law School, Class of 1977, J.D.
University Attended
  • Drew University, Class of 1974, B.A.

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The Law Office of Gregory Messer


26 Court Street,
Suite 2400,
Brooklyn, New York 11242