Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Frank 
     Heller

Frank Heller

Partner

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f: 716.768.2745

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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

With over 40 years of commercial law experience, Frank primarily concentrates his practice on assisting institutional, business, and individual clients in commercial collections, loan workouts, mortgage foreclosures, UCC Article 9 transactions, landlord and tenant disputes, real property litigation, and the representation of secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy cases.

In his practice, Frank capitalizes on his prior experience serving as an Erie County assistant district attorney and a City of Buffalo assistant corporation counsel.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 1973
  • Canisius College, magna cum laude, 1970

Admitted To Practice

  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Assists Volunteers

Speaking & Publications

  • Erie Institute of Law, “Referee's Powers and Duties in a Foreclosure Sale”
  • New York State Bar Association, “Mortgage Foreclosures and Workouts”
  • New York State Bar Association, “Dealing with Residential Foreclosures: Defenses, Remedies, and Other Approaches to Resolution”
  • “Bankruptcy Proceedings as They Affect Mortgage Foreclosures”
  • “Defenses to Acceleration and Lender Liability Concerns”
  • Community Association of WNY’s Community Association Connection, “Lien on Me”

Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law & Commercial Litigation, 2010-2014 and 2016-2019
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York: Business Litigation, 2012, 2015, and 2017-2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Prior Experience

  • Erie County, Assistant District Attorney
  • City of Buffalo, Assistant Corporate Counsel