Client Press Releases

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK — Federal District Court Judge Arthur D. Spatt of the Eastern District Court of New York issued a decision in Defendants’ Motion seeking Summary Judgment, finding that the defendants, including Jay Levy, violated the Fair Housing Act and New York State Human Rights Law by refusing to rent Ms. Sharon Johnson and her late husband, Ennis Johnson, an...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP has announced that the firm successfully represented the defendant husband in a case in which he was financially supporting his adult children, although they were working full-time jobs, after his wife divorced them. The court ruled that he was not legally obligated to pay his children’s rent and the contract in which he would...

Friday, October 9, 2015

Jacqueline Newman, Managing Partner, Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP, says that while changes to how alimony, or spousal maintenance, is determined will be helpful for some divorcing couples, it will make the process longer and more complicated for others. Ms. Newman points out that, until now, judges have had little guidance in determining what constitutes a...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

MINEOLA, NEW YORK — With Fiat Chrysler looking to provide an initial public offering of its Ferrari brand, Leonard Bellavia, Senior Partner, Bellavia Blatt, is asking why the auto manufacturer is offering the IPO of its Ferrari brand now, especially when the parent company is facing a lawsuit against the largest Maserati dealer in the United States which alleges that...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Joshua D. Brookstein has joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Brookstein concentrates his practice in litigation and appeals, criminal defense, zoning and land use, and municipal law.
 
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brookstein served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Robert A. Abiuso has joined the firm as Counsel. Mr. Abiuso concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury litigation, insurance and supplemental underinsured and uninsured motorist (SUM) litigation, defense of claims against property damage, and municipal claims litigation. Mr. Abiuso also...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Melville, NY —Tully & Winkelman, P.C. wants to remind those with a disabled loved one that October is National Special Needs Law Month, and this is the month to make sure all of your loved one’s financial and health care needs are met to ensure they are protected...

Friday, October 2, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, NY — Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has been selected to the list of New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2015. He was recognized in the practice areas of Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Employment Litigation: Plaintiff. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

HEMPSTEAD, NY — Frederick K. Brewington of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington has announced that his client, James Crockett, will be allowed to testify after a federal court denied the City of New York’s motion for summary judgment. Mr. Crockett has filed a suit against the City of New York and a group of New York...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Alexandros Perros, Thomas Delle, Nicholas Lenoci, and Victor Patalano, all former members of the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department, have filed suit in Federal Court for themselves and as a class on behalf of all persons similarly situated and/or Sheriff’s Department former personnel denied proper “Recommendation For Consideration Of Application For Pistol License For...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Divorce is often an emotionally charged and difficult process for the parties involved. Because there are so many variables involved in dissolving a marriage, divorce law is not “one size fits all.” Instead, there are several methods in New York State that divorcing couples may consider to best fit their needs.

Jacqueline Newman, a Managing Partner with...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Melville, NY — Attorney Brian Andrew Tully, Esq. of the firm Tully & Winkelman, P.C. has announced that, for the fifth straight year, he has been named to the list of New York Metro SuperLawyers. He was recognized in the practice areas of Elder Law and...

Monday, September 21, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Christian Browne, a Partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, is representing three pet shops — Worldwide Puppies and Kittens in Bellmore, The Puppy Store in North Merrick and Love My Puppies in Wantagh — before the Hempstead Town Board to challenge a proposed ordinance that he says would burden these stores...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Four attorneys from Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC have been selected to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list and six more attorneys from the firm have been selected to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Scott A. Lucas of Law Offices of Scott A. Lucas and Steven Mitchell Sack of The Law Offices of Steven Mitchell Sack have announced they helped three women who were fired from their jobs for being pregnant obtain a $6.2 million jury verdict in the matter of Santana, et. al...

Monday, September 14, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Ten years ago, the Village of Lawrence Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) placed a covenant on the synagogue limiting its operations to only weekend religious services, but, recently, the ZBA granted Bais Medrash a one-year trial, allowing the place to expand its services to weekdays.

Christian Browne, a Partner with Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC...

Friday, September 11, 2015

MINEOLA, NEW YORK — Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, P.C. (“Bellavia Blatt”), a law firm that specializes in representing franchised automobile dealerships, has announced that the firm defeated the U.S. government’s latest motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of over 200 former Chrysler dealers in a wrongful “Takings” action...

Monday, August 24, 2015

NEW YORK, NY — Ronald J. Katter of The Katter Law Firm has announced that he has filed a complaint in New York State Supreme Court, Bronx County, on behalf of Leslie Noble, a healthy 54-year-old man who contracted Legionnaires’ disease that came from cooling towers located on the rooftop of the...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Michael J. Barone, Jr. has joined the firm as an Associate. Mr. Barone concentrates his practice in zoning and land use planning; real estate law and transactions, including IRC §1031 tax-deferred exchanges; and litigation and appeals.

Prior to joining Sahn...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman, Managing Partner, Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP, will be available to speak on the recent announcement that Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are filing for divorce.

On July 20, Mr. Shelton and Ms. Lambert announced they are getting a divorce after four years of marriage...

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