University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Michael S. Ackerman, JD '76

Dean's Advisory Council Member

Managing Member of Zucker, Goldberg, & Ackerman, LLP, of Mountainside, NJ

Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman, LLC is the leading New Jersey and Pennsylvania default services law firm representing mortgage servicers, banks, and investors in all aspects of defaulted residential loans with specialties in bankruptcies, foreclosures, and creditors’ rights. 

“As a result of the unique nature of our practice, we have devoted substantial resources to technology, innovation, and automation of our process in order to meet the needs of our clients and demands of our industry. We pride ourselves on balancing creativity and legal skill to foster practical solutions to all who give us the privilege of their business. Our team is comprised of talented attorneys and a loyal staff with vast experience in both the legal and default mortgage servicing fields. We hold the prestigious honor of being selected for the Freddie Mac Designated Counsel Program for New Jersey.”

The law firm has been the incubator for many of the technology solutions that led to a separate but related organization, 4S Technologies, LLC. 4S products specialize in collecting, distributing, and validating data from internal or external sources. By combining its products, 4S Technologies can solve various business challenges, help improve business processes, or fully automate processes by eliminating the need for humans to re-key data. Michael S. Ackerman has been the Founder and Managing Member of 4S Technologies, LLC, of Mountainside, NJ, since 2009.

Ackerman earned his JD from Franklin Pierce Law Center (now known as UNH School of Law) and is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University.

He is a member of the Allied Trade Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, the American Foreclosure Network, National Chapter 13 Trustee – Mortgage Servicing Sub-Committee of the New Jersey Technology Council, and a member of the New Jersey Bankers Association.