Client Press Releases

Friday, January 13, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne has become the Firm’s sixth Equity Member. He joins Michael H. Sahn, the Firm’s Managing Member, and Partners Jon A. Ward, Chris J. Coschignano, Daniel H. Braff and Adam H. Koblenz. The Firm’s name will remain the same.
 
Mr. Browne...

Friday, January 13, 2017

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that three attorneys have been promoted within the Firm.
 
The promotions include Ralph Branciforte, Joseph R. Bjarnson and Robert A. Abiuso to Partner. Mr. Branciforte and Mr. Bjarnson were Associates and Mr. Abiuso was previously Counsel to the Firm....

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that the Firm recently won a decision that will allow its client, Woodmere SNF Realty, to proceed with the completion of construction of a $100 million, 289-bed nursing home facility to be located at 1050 Central Avenue in Woodmere.
 
On February 24, 2016,...

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

WAYNE, NEW JERSEY — Hunziker, Jones & Sweeney, P.A. has announced that Scott T. Rumana has left his firm after being appointed to be a Judge with New Jersey Superior Court in Passaic County.
 
Mr. Rumana joined the firm in 2006, concentrating his practice in the areas of Trusts and Estates and Real Estate. In...

Friday, December 16, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — On December 14, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced that the agency has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%. The rate hike was highly anticipated.  However, the Federal Reserve suggested that it would raise rates more aggressively in 2017, signaling its optimism about the United States economy.
 
Meanwhile, with the...

Monday, December 5, 2016

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” suggests five ways to minimize litigation that may arise from situations brought on during corporate holiday parties.

Mr. Sack's tips include:

  • Distribute a “zero tolerance” memo for sexual harassment. The document should define what constitutes...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne, a Partner with the Firm, successfully represented LSC Development, LLC before the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals in obtaining a special use permit for the construction of a self-storage facility, located at 2525 Long Beach Road in Oceanside....

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced the creation of the Chris J. Coschignano/Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC Scholarship, which will be awarded to a second-year law student at Touro Law Center interested in practicing in the area of land use or real estate law. The amount of the scholarship is $5,...

Monday, November 14, 2016

Neil B. Garfinkel, Managing Partner, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB), says the revival of the 421-a program will benefit the New York City real estate market by allowing more affordable housing to be built while allowing developers to receive tax breaks.

On November 10, Governor Andrew Cuomo worked...

Monday, November 14, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that two of the Firm’s Partners — John Farrell and Christian Browne — have successfully represented their respective commercial real estate clients before local municipal boards in obtaining special permits and variances for two different Starbucks locations...

Monday, November 14, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that two of the Firm’s Partners — John Farrell and Christian Browne — have successfully represented their respective commercial real estate clients before local municipal boards in obtaining special permits and variances for two different Starbucks locations...

Friday, November 11, 2016

GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK — Blodnick Fazio & Associates PC has announced that Laurie Sayevich Horz has joined the firm as an Associate.

Ms. Sayevich Horz concentrates her practice in all facets of commercial, contractual, real property and corporate governance disputes in federal and state courts in New York. She...

Thursday, November 10, 2016

UNIONDALE, NY — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Ralph Branciforte, an Associate with the Firm, served in a pro bono capacity as an Assistant District Attorney for the Nassau County District Attorney and assisted in drafting an appellate brief for the appeal in People of State of New York v. Widom before the...

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne, a Partner with the Firm, successfully appealed a New York State Supreme Court decision that dismissed a restaurant’s request to annul a five-year durational limit on the eatery’s parking lot that extends into the Town’s Residence...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Christian Browne, a Partner with the Firm, successfully represented Baldwin Medical Realty, LLC before the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals for a mixed-use project on a two-story building located at 800 Merrick Road (corner of Merrick Road and Foxhurst Avenue)...

Friday, September 30, 2016

Melville, NY — Attorney Brian Andrew Tully, Esq. of the firm Tully Law, PC has announced that, for the sixth straight year, he has been named to the list of New York Metro Super Lawyers. He was recognized in the practice areas of Elder Law and Estate Planning & Probate.

All of Super Lawyers’ nominees undergo a...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

John Caravella, a Construction Attorney at The Law Offices of John Caravella, P.C. and a former architect, says a recent report showing a lower demand for architects’ services last month is part of the business cycle and that, in some parts of Long Island, demand has been steady, especially for the...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Six Chosen to New York Metro Super Lawyers List, Six More Selected as “Rising Stars”

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK —Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that 12 attorneys from the Firm have been recognized by Super Lawyers in the practice areas of zoning and land use law, real estate law, environmental law, family law,...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced the formation of its Environment, Energy, and Resources Practice Group, which will be supported by the Firm’s zoning and land use, and litigation practices. The group will be spearheaded by three of the Firm’s partners, Miriam E. Villani, Jon A. Ward, and...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (AGMB) has announced that Richard L. Blatt has joined the firm’s commercial real estate group as its Senior Counsel. Mr. Blatt has more than 25 years of experience representing both landlords and tenants in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions,...

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