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Alec P. Ostrow


Current Position

Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly, LLP
299 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10171

Tel: 212-303-9577

Class: XVI (2005)Circuit: Second


Dartmouth College, A.B. (1977)
New York University School of Law, J.D. (1980)

Professional Career

Shareholder, Stevens & Lee, P.C. (2005-)
Partner, Salomon Green & Ostrow, P.C. (1986-04)
Associate, Chester B. Salomon, P.C. (1980-86)


St. John's University School of Law, Adjunct Professor (1999-)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Real Estate Committee, Co-Chair (2001-08)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York, Panel of Mediators (1996-)
American Bar Association (2002-)
Association of the Bar of the City of New York (1983-)


"The Odd Free and Clear Sale of Clear-Channeling the Spirit of Subsections (3) and (5) of Section 363(f)," Norton Annual Survey of Law 91 2009 Author
"The Equitable Claim in Bankruptcy, or What's in a Claim: That Which We Call an Equitable Remedy," Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 77 2008 Author
"The Res Judicata Effect of Impermissible but Unlitigated Provisions in Confirmed Plans," Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 55 2006 Author
"Rethinking Recoupment: Are We Really Sure It's Not a Subset of Setoff?" Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 245 2005 Author
"My Lips Are Sealed: Sealing Files, Closing Courtrooms and in Camera Inspections in Bankruptcy Cases," Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 203 2004 Author
"The Animal Farm of Administrative Insolvency," 11 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 339 2003 Author
"Free and Clear of Successor Liability, or Whose Liability Is It Anyway?" Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law 119 2003 Author
"Insider 'Includes?' Include Me Out," 7 American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 601 1999 Author


Annual Survey of American Law, Philip F. Cohen Award for Meritorious Service (1980)
Listed in New York SuperLawyers (2006-)