Sophisticated litigation practice in all phases of business, real estate and commercial disputes.
Over 40 years experience.
Trial and appellate counsel in State and Federal Courts and in alternative dispute resolution forums.
Practice includes partnership and shareholder disputes, close corporations judicial dissolution proceedings, business fraud, contract and real estate disputes, insurance coverage issues, Surrogate’s Court construction proceedings and advising banks regarding day to day legal and business matters.
Litigation department and firm administration expertise with responsibility for negotiating malpractice coverage, defending firm malpractice claims and supervising general case assignments for associates.
Admitted to Practice: New York State Courts, United States District Courts — Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court
New York University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Associate Editor Annual Survey of American Law
University of Rochester, BA
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Board of Directors, Alumni Association, New York University School of Law
Lexington Democratic Club — District Leader 73” Assembly District (Upper East Side Manhattan)
Member New York County Democratic Committee, Executive Committee
Member New York County Democratic Committee, Judiciary Committee
Established several Civil Court judicial screening panels for local precincts of New York Democratic County Committee and participated in establishment of county-wide judicial screening panels
Advised numerous judicial campaigns
One of main participants in an all day seminar entitled Anatomy Of A Real Estate Deal, providing detailed analysis of litigation issues arising out of commercial real estate transactions (held under auspices of Lorman Education Services)
Association of the Bar of the City of New York — Panelist on Program Entitled How To Become A Judge”
Super Lawyers; Martindale Hubbell, AV Rated