Client Press Clips

  • 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.
     
  • Neil Garfinkel of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson (AGMB), LLP was named one of Long Island Business News' Ones to Watch in Commercial Real Estate/Architecture/Engineering/Construction/Green. Mr. Garfinkel was interviewed by MortgageOrb on the latest developments in the ‪mortgage‬ industry — including how existing and proposed legislation is affecting the ‪real estate‬ and mortgage markets in ‪New York‬ and nationwide.
     
  • Sean Riordan of McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson, & Riordan, LLP was interviewed by The Chief-Leader on the successful appeal of a case in which his client, a retired Nassau County correction officer, was initially denied the ability to collect disability retirement benefits.
     
  • Chris Coschignano of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC was named one of Long Island Business News' Ones to Watch in Commercial Real Estate/Architecture/Engineering/Construction/Green. 
     
  • Tanya Hobson-Williams of Hobson-Williams P.C. and Brian Tully of Tully & Winkelman P.C. were interviewed for a Newsday article “Benefits at Higher Income Levels,” which discussed the advantages and considerations of Medicaid pooled-income trusts.​
     
  • Larry Haber of Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson (AGMB), LLP was named one of Long Island Business News' Ones to Watch in Commercial Real Estate/Architecture/Engineering/Construction.
  • The Public Relations and Marketing Group's marketing team recieved an Excellence in Communication Award from Long Island Business News. The inaugural event recognized industry professionals for their excellence in marketing, communications, public relations, website and graphic design. 
  • The Cochran Firm filed a $25 million lawsuit on behalf of the estate of a resident of a three-quarter house in The Bronx who was cut, beaten, tasered and later died of his injuries. This was reported by The New York Post’s websiteThe New York Daily NewsNY1 andThe Gothamist.
  • Kerry Bretz of Bretz & Coven, LLP was interviewed by The Legal Broadcast Network and Speaking of Justice on the Supreme Court's decision to hear the appeal of an executive order regarding DAPA. Mr. Bretz was also interviewed by Noticia on Mayor de Blasio's plan to issue U and T visa certifications to undocumented immigrants.Noticia recently featured Mr. Bretz in an article about how driving under the influence can be a quick route to deportation for undocumented immigrants.
  • Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” appeared on “Fox & Friends” to discuss new rules that are being proposed in the city of Seattle on how companies establish their employees’ work schedules.
  • Michael Sahn, the managing partner for Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, wrote an op-ed article about 100 years of zoning law for Long Island Business News. Wayne G. Edwards, a partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano, was featured in Long Island Business News’ “Who’s Who in Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law.” Partner Dan Braff was interviewed by New York Real Estate Journal about the future of commercial real estate in New York. Long Island Business News featured Chris Coschignano of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC in its article about the Villiage of Mineloa's approved of a special use permit for the development of a 192-residence apartment complex on the site.
     
  • Kerry Bretz of Bretz & Coven, LLP was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network and its Speaking of Justice podcast on the Supreme Court’s recent decision to hear the appeal on President Obama’s executive action on DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents).

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