Bousquet Holstein PLLC is proud to announce that Laurence G. BousquetMichael J. Balanoff and Robert K. Weiler will be included in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2015.

In addition, Robert K. Weiler was also named the Best Lawyers’ 2014-15 Syracuse Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area, in each community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

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Laurence G. Bousquet is a member of Bousquet Holstein and serves on its Board of Managers. He practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business transactions, banking and financial institutions, professional practices, tax planning and advocacy, and venture capital. Larry has performed extensive work involving acquisitions, sales and mergers, syndications, partnership and limited liability company law, general business, estate taxation and business transition planning, and New York State and Federal income, estate, and gift taxation.

Michael J. Balanoff is a member at Bousquet Holstein and practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, workouts, debtor and creditor rights, business acquisitions, real estate and telecommunications. Michael is also an experienced arbitrator and mediator with over forty years of experience working with cases in commercial transactions, bankruptcy, debtor and creditor rights, and workouts. He is on a select Panel of Mediators and Arbitrators for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and is a Founding Member and Past President of the Central New York Bankruptcy Bar Association.

Robert K. Weiler is a member at Bousquet Holstein and practices in the areas of bankruptcy, banking and financial institutions (including creditors’ rights), equipment leasing and financing, mergers and acquisitions, business transactions, litigation, both corporate and commercial, appellate law, and venture capital. Robert’s experience includes representing debtors, creditors and Trustees in complex bankruptcy and workout matters, and representing publicly traded companies in corporate acquisitions. He is a registered mediator with the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and has mediated numerous commercial matters including contract disputes and creditor’s rights.