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  • Phone: 212-868-1888

    Fax: 212-504-8317

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Mr. Aloe has been practicing for over 30 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 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.

Employment Litigation

Mr. Aloe has also handled a number of high profile employment related cases, including cases brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Inc., and the EEOC. He has also represented high profile figures in sports law disputes.

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.

Achievement oriented

Mr. Aloe is an active marathoner and triathelete. He has completed more than 40 marathons including the past 27 New York City Marathons, and six Ironman® triathlons and is a top ranked “All World Athlete”. Mr. Aloe was selected as a SuperLawyer® by his peers, for 2007 through 2017. He is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV-rated lawyer-the highest peer rating available.

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Admitted:
  • Admitted to State Bar in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York, District of New Jersey, District of Columbia, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Western District of Texas
Education:
  • George Washington University, B.A., Philosophy, with distinction, 1980
  • Hofstra University, J.D., with distinction, 1983; Associate Editor, Hofstra Law Review, 1982–1983
Member:
  • New York State Bar Association (former Chair, Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules)
  • Chair, New York State Bar Association Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules, 1992–1999
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Council on Judicial Administration, 1996–1999)
  • Previous Member, RubinBaum LLP, 1984–2002
  • American Bar Association
  • North Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals
Publication:
  • Civil Practice 60 Syracuse Law Review 717 (2010)