Franklin W Heller
Franklin W Heller
Franklin W. Heller
Mr. Heller is a Senior Partner at Damon Morey LLP, practicing in the firm's Business Litigation and Insolvency Department.
more than 30 years of commercial law experience, he
has assisted institutional, business and individual clients in commercial collections, loan workouts, mortgage foreclosures, UCC Article 9 transactions, landlord and tenant disputes, litigation involving real property and representation of secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases.
Following law school, Mr. Heller
served for four and one-half years as an assistant district attorney for Erie County, New York
, and as an assistant corporation counsel for the City of Buffalo.
Mr. Heller is a member of the Erie County and New York State Bar Associations.
He is a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bar Association, most recently at its November 2008 seminar on "Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts" and and its June 2009 seminar on "Dealing with Residential Foreclosures: Defenses, Remedies and other Approaches to Resolution.
has authored course materials for that organization in the areas of "Bankruptcy Proceedings as They Affect Mortgage Foreclosures" and "Defenses to Acceleration and Lender Liability Concerns.
has also lectured for Lorman Education Services
, the National Business Institute
, and the Erie Institute of Law
was recently selected again by his
peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc.
, of Aiken, S.C.) in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law & Commercial Litigation, a distinction he
has held since 2010.
was also named a 2013 Super Lawyer in Upstate New York for Business Litigation, as named by Super Lawyers magazine
has an AV Peer Review Rating® by Martindale Hubbell for Very High Ethical Standards and Very High to Preeminent Legal Ability.