Alexander G. Benisatto

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Shapiro Croland Reiser Apfel & Di Iorio, LLP
 | Continental Plaza II, 411 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-3900
Fax: 201-488-9481
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (40%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%)


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Attorney Profile

Alexander G. Benisatto is a partner with the Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel & Di Iorio, LLP, law firm located in Hackensack, New Jersey, where he serves the firm's bankruptcy and commercial litigation and transactions departments. Licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey, Mr. Benisatto focuses on helping both individual consumers and business owners throughout both states with their legal needs involving any of the following:

·         Personal and corporate bankruptcy

·         Bankruptcy litigation and creditors' rights

·         Commercial litigation

·         Corporate transactions

·         Construction and insurance issues

·         Real estate

·         Environmental law

·         Liability defense

As an attorney, Mr. Benisatto delivers the personalized attention and dedicated support his clients deserve. Having practiced law since 2000, Mr. Benisatto possesses the knowledge and experience necessary to handle the demands of any client's case regardless of how complex or challenging. Enjoying a long record of successfully meeting the needs of those he serves, Mr. Benisatto has obtained several summary judgments on behalf of his clients, and a number of the cases he has represented received published decisions.

A 1997 graduate of New York University, Mr. Benisatto attended St. John's University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2000. That same year, the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and the New York State Bar Association admitted him in 2001. In addition, Mr. Benisatto also practices before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Benisatto is active in several professional legal organizations, including the American Bar Association, among others. He is heavily involved with the Bergen County Bar Association, serving that organization's environmental law, creditor-debtor and real property sections, and he is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Section for the New Jersey State Bar Association.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (40%): Bankruptcy Law

General Litigation (30%): Litigation

Business/Corporate (30%)

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Litigation


Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2015

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About Alexander Benisatto

Admitted: 2000, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Recipient, 14th Annual New York State Bar Association Law Student Legal Ethics Award, 2000
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2017-2018
  • Treasurer of the Bankruptcy Law Society, St. John's University School of Law
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2008-2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bergen County Bar Association, Creditor-Debtor Section and Real Property Section, Committee Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association (Environmental Law), Past Chairperson
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey 
  • State of New York 
  • State of New Jersey

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Youth Soccer and Softball, Coach

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Note, The Disinterested Standard of Section 327(a): Applying an Equitable Solution for Potential Conflicts in Small Bankruptcies, 7 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 363, (1999)
  • Articles & Notes Editor, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review
  • Co-Author, Protection of Limited Liability Company Interests From Judgment Creditors, New Jersey Law Journal, May 7, 2015


  • Bruder v. Hillman, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1583 (App. Div. June 6, 2017)
  • New Jersey Eye Center, P.A. v. Princeton Insurance Co., 394 N.J. Super. 557 (App. Div. 2007)
  • In re Raimondo, 2007 WL 2248068 (Bankr. D.N.J. 2007)
  • In re Waterscape Resort, LLC, 2013 Bankr LEXIS 817 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2013)
  • In re Waterscape Resort, LLC, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 4951 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2013)
  • In re Lyondell Chemical Co., 554 B.R. 655 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2016)

Educational Background:

  • New York University, B.A., Honors: Dean's List, 1997
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Office Location for Alexander G. Benisatto

Continental Plaza II
411 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-488-3900

Fax: 201-488-9481

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Last Updated: 1/9/2019

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