Client Press Clips

  • 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).
  • Wayne G. Edwards, a partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, 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.
     
  • Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington represented two correction officers in a racial harassment lawsuit. This was reported by Newsday, Newsday.com, News 12 and FiOS1.
     
  • Steven Mitchell Sack was interviewed by DNAinfo for an article on how employees should behave at holiday parties and how companies can avoid lawsuits when hosting a party.
  • Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network and WFAS-AM Radio on the recent changes to New York State Domestic Relations Law as it pertains to spousal maintenance.
     
  • Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network about a case in which his client was not allowed to rent an apartment because her husband was HIV-positive. Mr. Brewington also announced that a grand jury verdict awarded to his client in a civil rights violation and police brutality case was upheld. This was reported in Newsday. The Queens Courier also reported that a lawsuit his client, a devout Muslim woman, filed against the Metropolitan Transit Authority on the grounds of religious discrimination was allowed to move forward. Mr. Brewington was also featured in Networking’s “Briefs” section for being named to the Metro New York Super Lawyers list.
     
  • Miriam Villani of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC was named one of Long Island Business News“Ones to Watch” in Law. Dan Braff was featured in the “Professional Profiles” section of the New York Real Estate Journal.
     
  • Brian Andrew Tully of Tully & Winkelman, P.C. offered discounted services on planning and Medicaid fees for active duty and retired war veterans during its inaugural November Military Month. This was reported in The Huntingtonian
     
  • The following attorneys received Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law awards: Daniel H. Braff and Joseph R. Bjarnson of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington and Steven Mitchell Sack of The Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack. Mr. Brewington was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. 
     
  • PR4Lawyers assisted the Pace family in announcing the passing of attorney John Pace, who served as a board member and pro bono counsel for Breast Cancer Help, Inc. This was reported by Newsday and The New York Law Journal
  • Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network on the changes to the New York State Domestic Relations Law as it pertains to distribution of spousal maintenance.
     
  • Scott A. Lucas and Steven Mitchell Sack were interviewed by Long Island Business News for an article on how expectant mothers can protect their legal rights in the workplace.
     
  • Long Island Business News spoke to John Caravella for an article about Long Island-based firms expanding their practice to Florida.
     
  • Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington represented a group of Nassau County Sheriff’s Department officers in a disability discrimination case in which they were forced to hand in their guns. This was reported by Newsday, Newsday.comNews 12FiOS1Courthouse News and CorrectionsOne.com. Mr. Brewington was featured in Networking’s “Briefs” for being named to the New York Metro “Super Lawyers” list.
  • Chris Browne of Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC represented a group of Lawrence residents in an Article 78 proceeding against the village Zoning Board of Appeals which lifted a covenant on a synagogue, thereby allowing weekday services. This was reported by Channel 2 News. Joseph R. Bjarnson, an associate with the firm, was named as one of Newsday’s “Winners” for being named 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year by The Public Justice Foundation.
     
  • Scott Lucas of the Law Offices of Scott A. Lucas and Steven Mitchell of the Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack successfully represented three women in a pregnancy discrimination case, in which they received a $6.2 million jury verdict. Mr. Sack was interviewed by The New York Post and Mr. Lucas appeared on Legal Broadcast Network to talk about the case. This was reported by Law 360 and The New York Law Journal.
  • Leonard Bellavia of Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, P.C. filed several lawsuits against TrueCar on behalf of auto dealerships. An earlier $250 million lawsuit was covered by Legal Broadcast Network, Automotive News, Driving Sales News, Law360, Long Island Business News, and F&I and Showroom. Then on July 31, another lawsuit was filed in California, and this was covered by Automotive News.
  • PR4Lawyers helped publicize The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington, who successfully represented a Nassau County police officer who was found not guilty of harassment and resisting arrest. This was covered by News 12, Newsday, and The Long Island Press.
  • FiOS1 News interviewed Steven Mitchell Sack about the New York State wage board’s recommendation to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour.
     
  • Brian Andrew Tully of Tully & Winkelman, P.C. was interviewed by Legal Broadcast Network about a Medicare proposal that would reimburse physicians who engage in face-to-face discussions with their patients regarding end-of-life planning.
     
  • Newsday reported on a case handled by The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington in which the civil rights of an Amityville High School administrator were violated. 

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