Gazes has been a panel trustee for the Office of the United States Trustee, Region 2, a branch of the United States Department of Justice, since 1991. Gazes has been appointed in thousands of cases and as a chapter 11 or 7 trustee in industries including without limitation, automobile leasing, Autotech Leasing, banking, American Bank & Trust, securities, WJB Capital, real estate, 919 Prospect Avenue LLC, retail, Fortunoff, electrical contracting, Michael Mazzeo Electric Corp., energy, Enron, etc. Gazes also serves as a receiver in Securities and Exchange fraud cases, Amerindo Advsiors. The breath and scope of the multiple years of trustee experience has provided Gazes with a unique intuitive capability and an undeniable ability to advise, mediate and recover more dividends to interested parties. Gazes serves a mediator for colleagues and is a panel member of the Southern District of New York mediator group.