Client Press Releases

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...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says the New York State fast-food wage board should recommend raising the minimum wage of fast-food workers to $15 an hour so that they can bring home a livable salary.

It has been reported that at an upcoming meeting on July 22, the state’s fast-food wage...

Monday, July 20, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Wayne Edwards, Partner, Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC, recently successfully represented Eben-Ezer Haitian Baptist Church of Westbury before the Town of North Hempstead’s Zoning Board of Appeals. The church is seeking to build a new structure at its existing location, 859 Prospect Avenue in Westbury, allowing it...

Friday, July 17, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC has announced that Joseph R. Bjarnson, an Associate with the firm, along with the firm’s co-counsel, was named 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Public Justice Foundation for his work as pro bono counsel in David, et al. v. Signal International, LLC, et al., No. 08-cv-...

Thursday, July 9, 2015

MINEOLA, NEW YORK — Bellavia Blatt & Crossett, P.C. (“Bellavia Blatt”), a law firm that advocates for and represents franchised or licensed automobile dealerships, has announced the recent distribution of funds representing 72% of the approved proofs of claims filed on behalf of over 160 former Saab dealers in the Saab Cars North...

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Melville, NY — Brian Andrew Tully, Partner, Tully & Winkelman, P.C. and President, ElderCare Resource Center, Inc., says Medicare’s proposal to reimburse qualified medical personnel who speak to patients about end-of-life care should address a critical need in having conversations about advance care planning, but added the...

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says fast food workers in New York State do not make enough money and should be able to earn at least $15 an hour. This, he says, will mean not only increased employee morale but employee retention.

One hundred twenty-six elected officials from New York...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, “The Employee’s Lawyer,” says a new workplace regulation proposed by President Barack Obama to automatically qualify workers for overtime pay would mean those who work more than 40 hours a week will be fairly compensated.

On June 29, President Obama announced a rule change that would...

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK — Sahn Ward Coschignano, PLLC is pleased to announce that a temporary restraining order was issued yesterday against the Village of Muttontown, which prohibits the Village from enforcing a condemnation order that it issued against a family-run kennel that has been in business for nearly a century.

On...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tully & Winkelman, P.C. to Sponsor Event

Daniel Murphy, Father of Hero Navy SEAL, to Be Guest Speaker

Melville, NY — On Memorial Day, May 25, The Murph Challenge 2015 will take place at CrossFit Bastion, located at 155 East 2nd Street in Huntington Station, starting at 10 a.m. The event is being sponsored by...

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