SARAH M. KEENAN
Sarah M. Keenan – known to everyone as Sally – received her undergraduate degree from Boston College with a major in history (A.B. magna cum laude, 1981) and her law degree from Hofstra University Law School (J.D., 1984). Ms. Keenan was Staff Member and Articles Editor for the Hofstra Law Review and author of Comment, Globe Newspaper Co. v. Superior Court.
Ms. Keenan had the benefit of years of tutelage under the Honorable Dorothy Eisenberg, former head of the Bankruptcy Division of Shaw, Licitra, Bohner, Esernio & Schwartz, P.C. in Garden City, New York, before Judge Eisenberg’s appointment to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. Ms. Keenan was a partner in that firm for 12 years before joining Mr. Sferrazza in 2001 to form Sferrazza & Keenan, PLLC.
Ms. Keenan is a member of the New York and Suffolk County Bar Associations. She is admitted to practice in New York State, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
Ms. Keenan’s practice focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, debt workouts and restructuring, debtor’s right and creditor’s rights, and bankruptcy adversary proceedings. She has successfully counseled many individuals and companies through Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy proceedings.
Joseph Sferrazza received his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College with a major in accounting (B.A., 1982) and his law degree from St. John’s University (J.D., 1985). He is admitted to practice in New York State, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
After ten years of practicing with firms located in New York City and Long Island, Mr. Sferrazza established his own practice in February 1996 in Melville, New York. In 2001, Sally Keenan joined the firm and they established Sferrazza & Keenan, PLLC. Mr. Sferrazza concentrates in the areas of general civil litigation, with an emphasis on business and commercial litigation and arbitrations, business and commercial transactions, a wide variety of contracts and agreements, corporate, limited liability company and partnership law, and commercial and residential real estate transactions.
He is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Suffolk County Bar Association, and the Virgin Islands Bar Association.