Paul H. Aloe - Partner
Mr. Aloe has been practicing for over 25 years in the areas of commercial litigation and trial practice, corporate bankruptcy and restructuring, land use, planning and zoning, legal and professional ethics, and constitutional law.
Making an impact on the law
Mr. Aloe has written extensively in the area of New York practice, having authored the New York Civil Practice Review for the Syracuse Law Review for each of the last 20 years, serves on the editorial board of Weinstein-Korn-Miller New York Civil Practice, and chaired the Civil Practice New York State Bar Association Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules from 1992 to 1999. He continues to be active in crafting legislation affecting New York practice.
Focus on difficult litigation
Mr. Aloe handles a wide variety of litigation in both state and federal court, with a focus on commercial cases, and takes on many difficult litigation problems that at first blush may seem impossible to solve. While Mr. Aloe has no hesitancy to take a case to trial or pursue an appeal, he also recognizes that cost is often a significant factor in litigation and, where possible, maps out a strategy for prompt and efficient resolution of cases either through motion practice or negotiation.
Mr. Aloe is also a trained mediator and serves on the mediation panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Bankruptcy and restructuring expertise
A significant portion of Mr. Aloe's practice is focused on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring law, with a particular focus on the successful restructuring of closely held businesses. In addition, Mr. Aloe has handled groundbreaking cases concerning bankruptcy law dealing with cutting edge bankruptcy issues in numerous appellate courts. His practice also focuses on difficult bankruptcy litigations.
Nationally known cases and clients
Over the years, Mr. Aloe has represented nationally known clients and organizations including sports figures, authors, actors, and movie directors. He has handled high-profile and groundbreaking cases in New York and elsewhere, and his cases have been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and other leading publications.
Mr. Aloe was formerly a law clerk for the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division (Third Department) and a partner with Rubin Baum LLP. Since 1997, he has served as a member of the Town of North Hempstead's Board of Zoning and Appeals.
Mr. Aloe is an active marathoner and triathelete. He has completed more than 29 marathons including the past 16 New York City Marathons. Mr. Aloe was selected as a SuperLawyer® by his peers starting in 2007. He was named as Super Lawyers for the New York metro area for 2010. He has also been a Martindale-Hubbell® AV-rated lawyer—the highest peer rating available—for each of the last ten years.