Client Press Clips

  • 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).
  • 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.

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