Richard J. McCord


Practice Areas: Bankruptcy & Debtor/Creditor Rights Attorneys

Richard J. McCord is a Partner in the Bankruptcy Group. He has an in-depth understanding of bankruptcy law, gained from 30 years of experience in representing creditors, debtors in all areas of corporate and consumer bankruptcy matters.

Prior to joining the firm, he had his boutique law firm involved in many complex business negotiations and commercial litigation matters and was responsible for business bankruptcy proceedings and workouts. Since 1987, he has served as a Chapter 7 Panel trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York. He also served as a Chapter 13 Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York from 1981 until 1992. He also is the Supervising Judge in charge of administrative duties for the City of Glen Cove, presiding over all phases of civil and criminal proceedings.

Mr. McCord has served as Chairman of the YMCA of Long Island Corporate Board and as Chairman of the Board of Managers of the YMCA at Glen Cove. In 2011, for his dedication and service to that organization, the YMCA of Long Island honored Mr. McCord as the Adult Volunteer of the Year.

Before serving as Justice of the City of Glen Cove, Mr. McCord was Deputy Mayor of Glen Cove from 1980 until 1983, and Chairman of the Glen Cove Housing Authority from 1985 until 1987. In 2010, he was honored at the fourth annual National Night Out Against Crime hosted by the City of Glen Cove and Glen Cove Fire Department for his “outstanding efforts as a member of the city’s judiciary system.”
Mr. McCord also lectures on bankruptcy issues throughout the course of the year. He earned his Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac School of Law in 1980, and his Bachelor of Arts in 1977 from Columbia University, and he has achieved the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell.