Charles M. Balistreri, managing member
After graduating from Cornell University with a degree in sociology, Charles M. Balistreri received his J.D. from New York Law School in 1977. The following year he was admitted to practice in the State of New York and joined the firm of Anes, Friedman, Leventhal & Rubin as an associate. He was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims in 1993 and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1996. Upon the dissolution of Anes, Friedman, Leventhal & Rubin in 2000, Mr. Balistreri established Anes, Friedman, Leventhal & Balistreri (AFLB Law) with himself as managing counsel. A member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association, he is a former director—and currently an Honorary Director—of the New York Law School Alumni Association.
Harvey L. Woll, of counsel
Mr. Woll has wide experience in creditors’ rights, including sureties, collection litigation, business dispute resolution, residential and commercial landlord-tenant disputes, estates, insurance collection and litigation, and commercial debt litigation. Mr. Woll graduated with honors from New York University in 1975, and then attended Temple Law School in Philadelphia, where he was a member of the Law Review. Mr. Woll is admitted to practice in New York State, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Ninth Circuits, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Kings, Nassau, Queens, Richmond and Suffolk Counties) and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (New York, Bronx, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Duchess, and Sullivan Counties).
Brandon J. Walters, of counsel
Brandon Walters brings an array of skills to creditors’ rights. As a litigator he has argued numerous cases before various civil and criminal courts and represented clients from preliminary matters through to post-judgment collection actions. In addition, he is an experienced negotiator and problem-solver who can offer clients a range of remedies, including informal negotiations, arbitrations and, if necessary, litigation. After obtaining a degree in economics from Wake Forest University, he attended New York Law School, where he was a member of the Moot Court Association, and graduated in 2007. Mr. Walters is a member of the New York State Bar, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.