Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP Welcomes Melissa A. Guseynov as Associate Attorney

Weltman & Moskowitz, LLP is pleased to announce that Melissa A. Guseynov has joined the firm as an associate in the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group.

New York, NY, April 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Ms. Guseynov’s practice concentrates on corporate and financial restructuring, insolvency, bankruptcy litigation, secured transactions and financings, general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and debtors’ and creditors’ rights. Ms. Guseynov represents debtors, creditors, asset acquirers, financial institutions, landlords/lessors, contract counterparties, trustees and official and ad hoc creditors’ committees in large-asset bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts and adversary proceedings in numerous industries, including retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, financial services, heavy industry, real estate and hospitality.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Guseynov was an associate with the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. While employed at Fried Frank, Ms. Guseynov served as a Fried Frank extern for six months at the Legal Aid Society, Community Development Project, in East Harlem. There she handled a variety of corporate and transactional matters relating to small business, non-profit organizations and low-income housing development fund corporations. Ms. Guseynov also handled pro bono projects for inMotion, Bet Tzedek Legal Services and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund.

Ms. Guseynov received her J.D., cum laude, from Hofstra University School of Law in 2007 and her B.A. in Political Science and Communications/Media Studies, summa cum laude, from Fordham University in 2003, where she was on Dean’s List all four years.

While at Fordham, Ms. Guseynov was elected to admission in Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society, and Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society. She was also a member of the Varsity Swim Team.

Ms. Guseynov is admitted to practice in New York and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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