Attorney and staff profiles

Robert M. Fox

2c08d122-minRobert M. Fox was born and raised in NYC. As a native New Yorker, who understands the importance of immediate client satisfaction, he strives to keep all of his clients happy by taking the time to answer any and all questions and promptly returning phone calls and emails.

Robert understands that many of his clients are in dire financial straits and under a lot of pressure. As such, he is highly sympathetic to his clients’ situations and alleviates many of their concerns by proactively guiding them from initial consultation until conclusion of their bankruptcy case. Robert’s down to earth attitude enables him to communicate directly with all clients. His fees are always reasonable, flexible, fair and depending on the situation, often negotiable.

Robert’s background, experience and passion lies in bankruptcy. Throughout college and law school, Robert interned and maintained a summer associate position at his father, Leo Fox’s Bankruptcy law practice, specializing in Chapter 11 business bankruptcies.

Robert M. Fox attended St Thomas University School of Law on a merit based scholarship, where he was able to graduate after 2.5 years (as opposed to the usually 3 yrs) and maintain a high ranking within his section.

After graduating law school in May of 2006, Robert gained invaluable litigation and arbitration experience at Melli, Guerin & Wall, P.C., a firm specializing in insurance defense. Robert also worked on a plethora of motions, which he argued in various civil courts. Thereafter, in December of 2008, Robert returned to his bankruptcy law roots.

Robert M. Fox is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, as well as the Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts. He is a recognized member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys as well as the American Bankruptcy Institute and was quoted as an authority in Mishpacha Magazine, Can You Afford To Go Bankrupt?, Tuesday June 12, 2012

He was also featured on the Real Estate Radio Network in a Bankruptcy Q&A session series.

Susan Adler

Attorney of Counsel

f5e2ff77-minSusan Adler’s background and experience lie in commercial litigation. Since 1993, she has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in New York, Queens, Bronx and Kings Counties and has negotiated many settlements for clients who would otherwise be forced into bankruptcy or to pay large judgments.

Susan Adler attended New York University School of Law and graduated in 1993. She also has a Masters in History from Brown University. She has worked in New York City since 1995 and has experience in Civil Rights litigation and Estate practice as well as litigation.

Susan is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, as well as the Southern District of New York and New Jersey Federal Courts.

Anna Aponte, Legal secretary

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Anna is a legal secretary who joined the Law Offices of Robert M. Fox at the start of 2010. She was born and raised in Brooklyn and attended LaGuardia Community College, where she earned her Associate’s degree in business Administration.

Anna meets with clients and assists with the preparation of Debtor Petitions and Schedules. She also assists with the preparation of various motions and electronic court filings, loan modifications, short sales, deed in lieu of foreclosures and debt settlements.

Antia Villar, receptionist/office manager

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Antia is the receptionist and office manager. She was born and raised in the Bronx and attended John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Social and Deviance Studies. She also has a minor in Sociology and Anthropology.

Antia greets clients, takes incoming calls, schedules appointments and manages the calendar. She prepares bills and invoices and ensures that the office is running smoothly on a day to day basis.