Elke M. Stoiber
Elke Stoiber is Of Counsel, and she practices in the Real Estate and Commercial Lending Practice Groups at Certilman Balin. She represents clients in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate, with an emphasis on the representation of institutional lenders and government sponsored or guaranteed facilities. In addition to her lending work, Ms. Stoiber drafts contracts, represents builders in the sale of new construction, acts as counsel to banks on issues involving general banking and cash management matters, including the negotiation of Inter-creditor, Lockbox and other Tri-Party Agreements and acts as transfer agent for several cooperative corporations.
In 2008, the Long Island Development Corporation named Ms. Stoiber its Attorney of the Year for her role in providing significant contributions to Long Island small businesses and economic development.
Ms. Stoiber worked her way through school as a paralegal in the firm’s Real Estate department. She earned her undergraduate degree from SUNY Empire State College and went on to graduate from Touro Law School in 2002, where she was awarded the school’s award of excellence in the subject of Real Estate Transactions.
Active in her community, Ms. Stoiber provides pro bono services for several organizations including the Nassau County Bar Association Pro Bono Senior Citizen Law Clinic, Nassau County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Mortgage Foreclosure Clinic and the Suffolk County Pro Bono Project. She volunteers her time with the Little Shelter Animal Rescue Adoption Center, caring for and showing animals for adoption. For the Holiday for Kids Sake program of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, she also donates her time, delivering holiday food and gifts.
As a mentor in the Nassau County Academy of Law’s mentorship program, she meets with at-risk teens twice a month. Additionally, she participates in the Lawyers Involved with Kids’ Education (“LIKE”) program, where every Wednesday, she joins 13 other attorneys from Certilman Balin and mentors at-risk fourth and fifth graders at Uniondale’s Walnut Elementary School. This program is affiliated with the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island.
A lifelong Long Island resident, Ms. Stoiber makes her home in Merrick, is conversational in German and is a member of the Steuben Society of America.