- Direct telephone number: (212) 826-5339
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Olga Cave
- (212) 223-0400 x605
Peter Janovsky is a partner of ZEK and a member of the firm’s litigation and bankruptcy groups. Peter’s practice includes the representation of financial institutions and bankruptcy trustees in a wide range of litigation and bankruptcy matters. He has also represented clients and written on issues in employment discrimination law.
Peter is a 1987 graduate of Fordham Law School, where he was associate editor of the Law Review. Prior to joining ZEK, Peter was an associate attorney at Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler in New York.
Peter’s publications include: “Relief Under Section 304 of the Bankruptcy Code: Clarifying the Principal Role of Comity in Transnational Insolvencies,” 64 Fordham L. Rev. 2591 (with S. Krause and M. Lebowitz); “Legal Expenses Under the Bankruptcy Code: Arguments for Reimbursement,” Nat’l L.J., June 19, 1989 (with H. Strickon); “Disclosure Issues Under the Bankruptcy Code and Securities Laws,” Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Report on Section 1145 Exemption of Securities From Securities Laws, April 18, 1989 (with A. Steinberg); “Front Pay: A Necessary Alternative to Reinstatment Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act” (53 Fordham L. Rev. 579(1984).
Peter has successfully represented the firm’s clients in numerous cases including a bank that successfully obtained substantial sanctions against a Debtor, its principals and an attorney for abuse of the bankruptcy process in In re Spectee Group, Inc., 185 B.R. 146 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 1994). Peter and his colleagues also obtained the dismissal of RICO claims against a major bank in an action in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, Eshel v. Fleet Bank et al., 96 Civ. 9705 (AGS)
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Peter was Assistant Principal for supervision of Social Studies and Music at Grace Dodge Vocational High School in New York. He is also an accomplished guitarist and singer and has produced and performed two albums for Folkways Records, Winners and Losers, Campaign Songs from Critical Elections in American History, 1800-1976 (Volumes I and II). He has also written on tennis, film and other subjects for publications including Newsday and Tennis Week Magazine.