Timothy Fierst is an experienced financial services and creditors rights litigator who focuses his practice on representing banks, mortgage lenders, loan servicers and general creditors in all phases of mortgage originations and closings, litigation and appeals in the areas of mortgage and tax lien foreclosures, mortgage fraud/predatory lending claims and defense, receivership litigation, lien enforcement and loan workouts and restructuring. He also represents lenders and property owners in connection with residential and commercial loan transactions.
Tim has argued groundbreaking appeals in the areas of the superiority of real estate tax liens and real estate construction law. Additionally, he specializes in such diverse practice areas as representing produce merchants and distributors under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. He has extensive experience in both the state and federal courts in New York.
Tim is a contributing author to the 2018 Deskbook: Guide to Receivership and Foreclosure (Trigild Inc., 6th Ed. 2018) and has delivered various continuing legal education classes to his colleagues as well as clients. Additionally, Mr. Fierst has participated as a panel member at a Commercial Real Estate Workout, Turnaround and REO Conference hosted by Infocast, and he has been designated as a NYS Empire State Counsel for his Pro Bono efforts.
Tim obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree and law degree from St. John’s University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut state Courts, the New York federal district courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York as well as the U.S. Bankrutpcy Courts in New York.