Client Press Clips

  • Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington was named one of the "Winners" by Newsday for receiving the Abraham Krasnoff Courage Award from ERASE Racism and the Haywood Burns Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Rights. Mr. Brewington was also interviewed by Law360Long Island Business News, and The Garden City News on the U.S. District Court upholding a New York State Court of Appeals ruling which determined that a 2004 zoning decision actively discriminated against African-Americans and Latinos.
     
  • Tanya Hobson-Williams was interviewed by Long Island Business News on the court rulingregarding paying home health aides the full 24-hour shift.
  • PR4Lawyers assisted Emmanuel Jacques Almosnino in developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing strategy following the damage sustained to Saint Barth caused by Hurricane Irma. This included developing and promoting a well-attended forum on how to file insurance claims, including Facebook advertising and Google Ad Words. The firm’s website was enhanced by adding a page for insurance claims where prospective clients were able to upload their claim information for review. A PowerPoint presentation was created for the forum, which was video recorded and aired on Facebook Live. The video can be viewed on the firm's Irma Insurance Claims page.
     
  • Michael Boranian of Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley, LLP; Brian Andrew Tully of Tully Law, P.C.; and Miriam Villani of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC were named as Long Island Business NewsOnes to Watch in Law.
  • Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington announced he successfully obtained a federal jury verdict of $8.32 million on behalf of a family whose mentally disabled son was Tasered by police. This was reported by Newsday.comNew York Daily NewsNew York Law Journal and Black Westchester magazine. He also filed a lawsuit on behalf of an African-American retired Nassau County correction officer who was wrongly arrested and verbally and physically assaulted. This was reported by Newsday,Newsday.comFiOS1Eyewitness NewsPIX 11 NewsThe Long Island Press and The Island Now.
     
  • Bigger Law Firm interviewed Michael G. Barone of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP on the House of Representatives' approval to repeal major parts of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
  • Kerry Bretz of Bretz & Coven, LLP spoke to InsideNOVA on the removal and the report of removal of undocumented immigrants in Prince William County, Virginia. Mr. Bretz also spoke to the New York Law Journal about a new law in New York City which cracks down on impostors posing as immigration law attorneys.
     
  • Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington received the Diversity in Business Award from Long Island Business News and was named to The Long Island Press’ PowerList. A full-page ad was created for the PowerList, along with another ad for ERASE Racism. Mr. Brewington was also named as this year's recipient of the New York State Bar Association's Haywood Burns Award.
     
  • Steve Sack of The Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack was interviewed by Long Island Business News on the possibility that Long Island-based employers may be forbidden from asking about a prospective employee’s salary history in order to fix the wage gap between men and women.
     
  • Bigger Law Firm interviewed Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. on the Internal Revenue Service’s use of private debt collectors in an effort to obtain unpaid taxes.
     
  • Daniel Rabanipour of Kaplan, Kaplan & DiTrapani, LLP was named one of Long Island Business News' Ones to Watch in Law.
     
  • Neil B. Garfinkel of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP spoke to the New York Real Estate Journal on how the revival of the 421-a program would benefit the New York City real estate market. He was also interviewed by DNAinfo on how rising interest rates would impact the New York City real estate market. 
     
  • Emmanuel Jacques of Emmanuel Jacques Almosnino Law Firm was profiled in Acquisition International Magazine.
     
  • Kerry Bretz of Bretz & Coven, LLP spoke to The Epoch Times on how immigrants would be affected by President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. Eileen Bretz was interviewed by Long Island Pulse on immigration policy, deportation and what rights do undocumented immigrants have in this country. 
  • Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington filed a notice of claim against the Garden City Police Department on behalf of his client, an African-American retired Nassau County corrections officer, citing racial discrimination, false arrest and verbal and physical abuse. This was reported by NewsdayNews 12PIX 11 News at 6CBS NewsCBS RadioGarden City News and Black Westchester. The story was picked up by other media outlets as well.
     
  • Neil B. Garfinkel of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP was interviewed by MortgageOrb on how the recent rise in interest rates will affect the housing and mortgage markets in 2017. Mr. Garfinkel also spoke to Newsday about Donald Trump’s tax proposals and its impact on the Long Island real estate market. Richard Blatt was named by Long Island Business News as one of its Ones to Watch in Real Estate/Architecture/Engineering/Construction.
     
  • Long Island Business News interviewed Steve Sack of The Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack on the federal court’s recent decision to strike down the overtime rule.
     
  • Disha Chandiramani of Bretz & Coven, LLP spoke to Long Island Business News on how immigration policy will be implemented under a Donald Trump administration.
     
  • Tanya Hobson-Williams of The Law Firm of Hobson-Williams, P.C was recently quoted in an Erickson Tribune article on elder financial abuse.
     
  • Laurie Sayevich Horz joined Blodnick Fazio & Associates PC as an Associate. This was reported by The Hauppauge Reporter.
  • Laurie Sayevich Horz joined Blodnick Fazio & Associates PC as an Associate. This was reported by The Hauppauge Reporter.
     
  • Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC announced that the firm is offering the Chris J. Coschignano/Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC Scholarship to a second-year student at Touro Law Center who wishes to concentrate their practice in zoning and land use or real estate law. Ralph Branciforte, an Associate with the firm, served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Nassau County District Attorney’s office in a pro bono capacity and successfully argued a case before the Appellate Division, Second Department, regarding the designation of a sex offender. Chris Browne, a partner with the firm, successfully represented a client before the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals to construct a self-storage facility in Oceanside. All three items appeared in Long Island Business News.
     
  • Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington announced he is filing a notice of claim against the Garden City Police Department and the Village of Garden City on behalf of his client, an African-American retired Nassau County corrections officer, citing racial discrimination, false arrest and verbal and physical abuse. This was reported by NewsdayNews 12PIX 11 News at 6Channel 2 NewsCBS Radio1010 WINS RadioThe Island NowGarden City News and Black Westchester. The story was picked up by other media outlets as well.
     
  • Neil B. Garfinkel of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP was interviewed by MortgageOrb on how the recent rise in interest rates will affect the housing and mortgage markets in 2017.
     
  • Long Island Business News interviewed Steve Sack of The Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack on the federal court’s recent decision to strike down the overtime rule.
     
  • Disha Chandiramani of Bretz & Coven, LLP spoke to Long Island Business News on how immigration policy will be implemented under a Donald Trump administration.
  • Neil B. Garfinkel of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP was interviewed by MortgageOrb on how the recent rise in interest rates will affect the housing and mortgage markets in 2017.
  • Adam D. Cahn of Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP was interviewed by the New Jersey Law Journal on the legal implications of the New Jersey Transit train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 people.
     
  • Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP of Richard Blatt was named one of Long Island Business News’ Ones to Watch in Real Estate/Architecture/Engineering/Construction. LIBN named Neil B. Garfinkel one of its Who’s Who in Real Estate & Development.
     
  • The New York Real Estate Journal reported that Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC launched its new Environment, Energy, and Resources Practice Group. Long Island Business News reported on two matters successfully represented by Firm Partner Christian Browne: an approval of a first-of-its-kind mixed-use development project in Baldwin and an Appellate Court ruling in favor of a restaurant which sought to annul a five-year durational time limit on its parking lot.
     
  • The Epoch Times interviewed Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington on the usefulness of police statistics on use of force in civil rights cases and the rise of police-related shootings over the past 10 years.
     
  • Lindsey Brown of Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley, LLP was named as one of the Ones to Watch in Law by Long Island Business News.
  • Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC announced the launch of its Environment, Energy, and Resources Practie Group. This was reported in Long Island Buiness News and InnovateLI. InnovateLI, The New York Real Estate Journal and The Westbury Times reported on the firm's successful representation of the Salvation Army in their efforts to build a new facility in New Cassel. Long Island Business News named Elaine Colavito, an Associate with the firm, as one of its "One to Watch in Law" and Firm Partner Miriam Villani was named to its list of "Who's Who in Women in Professional Services."
     
  • Adam Cahn of Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP commented on the New Jersey Transit train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 people and announced he will be representing some of the crash victims in personal injury actions. This was reported by The New York Post and FiOS1 News.
     
  • Jason Leventhal of Leventhal Law Group, P.C. held a press conference to denounce a judge’s decision to dismiss his client’s lawsuit against the New York Police Department, in which a member of the NYPD failed to administer CPR to the client’s 11-year-old daughter, who later died from an asthma attack. This was reported by Channel 2 NewsWCBS Radio, Eyewitness News, NY1, News 12 Brooklyn and The Daily Mail (UK).
     
  • Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington is representing an African-American car salesman who claimed his manager, who is white, pointed a gun at his face. This was reported by News 12, FiOS1 News and PIX 11 News at Ten.
     
  • Long Island Business News and Crain’s Health Pulse reported on Weiss Law Group, PLLC being named counsel to Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP.
     
  • The New York Law Journal announced that Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams, P.C. has been named one of its Top Women in Law.
  • Kerry Bretz of Bretz & Coven, LLP was interviewed by India New England News and Long Island Business News on the Supreme Court’s decision on the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Law Permanent Residents (DAPA).
     
  • Adam Cahn of Sakkas Cahn & Weiss, LLP was recently interviewed by Fios1 about the crane collapse on the Tappan Zee Bridge.
     
  • Larry Haber of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP was named as one of Long Island Business News’ Ones to Watch in Commercial Real Estate/Architecture/Engineering/Construction/ Green.
     
  • Wayne Edwards of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC was interviewed by Long Island Business News on the growing trend of gas stations seeking to boost their revenues by adding full-service convenience stores on the premises.
     
  • Troy Rosasco of Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco was named one of Long Island Business News' Ones to Watch in Law for his induction as a fellow in the National College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers.
     

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