Westtown, New York Real Estate Lawyers

Warwick, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(845) 986-7400 311 Rte 94 S
Warwick, NY 10990
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Middletown, NY Real Estate Law Attorney
(845) 343-4070 225 Dolson Ave
Middletown, NY 10940
Real Estate and Estate Planning
Florida, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(914) 651-4484 158 N Main St
Florida, NY 10921
Real Estate, Business and Municipal
Elizabeth K. Cassidy
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Warwick, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(845) 981-7223 7 Grand St
Warwick, NY 10990
Real Estate, Environmental and Municipal
Pace University and Lafayette College
As both a business owner and resident of Warwick, NY, Elizabeth knows the ins and outs of life in Orange County and the greater Hudson Valley. Concentrating in the areas of real estate, land use, municipal and landlord-tenant law, Elizabeth works with her clients to provide a high level of personalized legal representation allowing her clients to achieve their goals in the most direct and efficient way possible.
Brian Fetzko
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Middletown, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(845) 775-4363 12 Evergreen Drive
Suite 102
Middletown, NY 10940
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
Touro College
I am admitted to practice law before the courts of the states of New York and New Jersey, as well as the Southern District of New York and District of New Jersey. I earned my J.D. degree from Touro College School of Law and my B.B.A. from Pace University. I practice in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, real estate, and criminal law. My office is located in the historic Gaynor Mansion Professional Building in Middletown, New York. I am a proud member of the New York State Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, and Hudson...
Jacob Tuckfelt
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Warwick, NY Real Estate Law Attorney
(845) 988-9898 11 Oakland avenue
Warwick, NY 10990
Real Estate, Divorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
Charles Thomas Bazydlo
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THOMPSON RIDGE, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(845) 361-3668 5 Howard Seely Road
THOMPSON RIDGE, NY 10985
Real Estate, Environmental and Municipal
Charles T. Bazydlo has since 1995 concentrated his legal practice in the areas of environmental law, land use / land development and municipal law. His work has included the representation of both large and small industrial, commercial and residential clients in front of various local, State and Federal regulatory permitting agencies. Mr. Bazydlo has represented several municipal public agencies and school districts including serving as the Attorney to Town Boards and Attorney to the Zoning Board of Appeals for the communities in Orange County, New York. In addition he advised as Special Counsel for development...
Goshen, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(914) 294-9900 1 Harriman Dr
Goshen, NY 10924
Real Estate and Business
Brooklyn Law School
Monroe, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(845) 782-3685 132 Stage Rd
Monroe, NY 10950
Real Estate, Criminal and DWI
Goshen, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(845) 294-8634 1 Harriman Dr
Goshen, NY 10924
Real Estate, Business, Divorce and Family
Goshen, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(845) 294-7990 15 Matthews Street
Goshen, NY 10924
Real Estate, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Goshen, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 61 years experience
(845) 294-7944 1 Harriman Dr
Goshen, NY 10924
Real Estate, Business and Municipal
Monroe, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(845) 774-3333 107 Stage Rd
Monroe, NY 10950
Real Estate
Fordham Law
Gregory J. Tarone
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Newburgh, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(845) 527-5424 5020 Route 9W, Suite 104
Newburgh, NY 12550
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Entertainment & Sports and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center
With more than 30 years of sports law background, having been a certified NCAA, NBA and NFL agent, and manager of a dozen LPGA golfers, and advised Olympic athletes, Mr. Tarone has also been in the amateur and professional sports arenas as a writer, lecture and attendee at symposia on at Harvard Law. He was a founding member of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of The Florida Bar in 1990, and is the lead attorney in representing student-athlete Noriana Radwan in Radwan v. UConn. et al., USDC D.Conn 3:16-cv-02091on Justia at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/connecticut/ctdce/3:2016cv02091/115246 or at the case website: www.NorianasVoice.org.
Russel Morgan
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New York , NY Real Estate Law Lawyer
(212) 561-4299 502 Park Avenue
New York , NY 10022
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
New York Law School
Our founding member and principal, Russel Morgan has concentrated in commercial and contract litigation, trust and estate planning, business and personal asset protection, wealth preservation and dynasty succession planning. Russel has also assisted clients with all forms of commercial and personal transnational work, including the preparation, re-structuring and litigation of various types of contracts.

Russel Morgan was raised in Brooklyn, New York and has remained loyal to his origins as he graduated from the City University of New York Brooklyn College with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. He continued his legal journey and went on to receive his Juris Doctor...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 510-3916 276 5th Ave Ste 704
New York, NY 10001
Real Estate, Business, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
"The comfort I found in trusting my trial outcome to Ali was reinforced with every interaction. He was brilliant in the courtroom, assuming control and extracting the real truth from those who absolutely did not want to give it. He is alive and passionate and at all times I felt that the case was every bit as important to him as it was to me. With Ali, I won my case on every single issue and every single point. ... He is my lawyer for life! Do yourself the favor of getting to know him."
- Client Testimonial

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Mr. Roman Aminov
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(212) 201-9299 260 Madison Avenue
#204
New York, NY 10021
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
St. John's University School of Law
The Law Offices of Roman Aminov is a client centric trusts and estates practice concentrating in estate planning, elder law, and probate. We handle the drafting of wills, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and trusts of all types. Mr. Aminov's expertise lies in being able to sit down with a client and properly ascertain their current situation and plan the most effective way forward. He has successfully implemented estate plans in high net worth individuals and middle income clients with complicated family situations. Mr. Aminov also helps elderly clients structure their estates to qualify for Medicaid. Allow us to...
Benjamin Z. Katz
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(646) 952-9010 387 Park Avenue South
5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Hofstra University
Knowledgeable, Experienced and Caring representation for your Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Elder Law and Real Estate needs. Please visit my website or give me a call to set up a Free Consultation.

I received my Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1991. I attained my JD degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1994. After gaining several years of experience in Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Insurance Defense, Commercial Litigation and Mortgage Banking I began my own general law practice in 2001. Presently, areas of practice include Estate Planning, Probate & Administration, Residential Real...
Juliette Passer
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(212) 541-3909 445 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and International
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Columbia Law School
Juliette M. Passer, currently working in Panama City, Panama, is a U.S. attorney, with over 19 years of broad international transactional experience, specializing in corporate and project finance, as well as new media transactions and e-commerce. Juliette Passer holds a JD (cum laude) from Cardozo School of Law and studied Soviet Law at the Columbia University School of Law. She practiced law with the international law firms of Debevoise & Plimpton and Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler in New York, specializing in corporate and project finance. Juliette Passer is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on...
Elaine Shay
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(212) 520-2690 830 Third Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Real Estate, Appeals, Foreclosure Defense and Landlord Tenant
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

A respected and skilled attorney with over 28 years of experience as a litigator representing clients before the Courts in the Bronx, Brooklyn, New York City and Queens. Ms. Shay is also a talented negotiator who understands her clients and works tirelessly to achieve their goals.

Her practice is primarily concentrated on real estate and housing matters, including evictions, nonpayment cases, holdover proceedings, HP cases, ejectments, partition actions, DHCR filings, PARs, commercial litigation, leasing, summary proceedings, property transfers, mortgage transactions, corporate governance, shareholder disputes and appeals.
Richard Jon Sobelsohn
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(212) 590-5234 750 Lexington Avenue
28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Real Estate, Business and Construction
Brooklyn Law School
RICHARD J. SOBELSOHN IS VICE PRESIDENT, LEGAL PROVIDING A MYRIAD OF LEGAL SERVICES RELATING TO THE COMPANY'S PORTFOLIO OF PROPERTIES. RICHARD HAS PRACTICED LAW FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS, MAINLY IN THE AREA OF REAL ESTATE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. RICHARD IS AN ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF LAW AT BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL, BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW, FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL WHERE HE TEACHES COURSES IN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING LAW, REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS/PRACTICE, CONDOMINIUMS & COOPERATIVES AND COMMERCIAL LEASING. RICHARD IS A GREEN GLOBES PROFESSIONAL, LEED ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL, A MEMBER OF...
Yuriy Mava
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Bronx, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(347) 657-3667 2415 Arthur Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Landlord Tenant
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Yuriy is an innovative real estate transactional attorney specializing in residential and commercial real estate, leasing, construction and development and investment ventures with a particular emphasis on large commercial acquisitions, sales and financings. Yuriy has extensive experience providing legal counsel to clients concerning the formation, acquisition, financing, development, sale, and leasing across all types of real estate asset classes. In addition, Yuriy has established joint ventures and other strategic partnerships for his clients, including real estate developers, owners, investors and corporate clients. Yuriy has negotiated and drafted commercial leases with nationally recognized tenants and publicly traded companies.

Yuriy’s practical approach to...
Taran Provost
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Poughkeepsie, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(866) 733-2720 25 Market Street
Suite 700
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Bankruptcy, Collections and Criminal
Brooklyn Law School
Mr. Provost is an attorney practicing in consumer bankruptcy (chapters 7 and 13) with the Law Firm of Ingber & Provost, LLP. His offices serve the Hudson Valley and Catskill regions in New York State, as well as the New York City metropolitan area and Long Island. Together with his partner, Norman Ingber, the Law Firm of Ingber & Provost, LLP has more than 40 years of combined professional experience helping clients find solutions to their debts, as well as other legal matters, such as personal injury, real estate, and criminal law, including DWI defense. Mr. Provost...
Jules Martin Haas
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(212) 355-2575 805 3rd Ave
12th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
New York University School of Law and New England Law | Boston
Zev Goldstein
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(845) 356-7770 38 Melnick Dr
Monsey, NY 10952
Free ConsultationMonsey, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 35 years experience
Real Estate, DWI, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Yeshivas Ohr Somayach and Western New England College
The Law Offices of Zev Goldstein PLLC provides you with quality representation of traffic tickets and driving-related crimes like DWI/DUI, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation / driving on a suspended license, suspended registration and the like. We have successfully resolved over 30,000 cases.

Attorney Zev Goldstein started out prosecuting in the Albany Traffic Court. He now defends motorists anywhere in the state of New York who are charged with traffic violations.
Eric Dinnocenzo
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(212) 933-1675 469 7th Ave
#1215
New York, NY 10018
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Boston College Law School
Gennady Litvin
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(718) 504-6090 322 W 48th Street
FL 6
New York, NY 10036
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
Real Estate, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Gennady Litvin, Esq. is an associate with Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. Mr. Litvin graduated Pace University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics, and went on to pursue his Juris Doctorate at the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a proud member of the esteemed Business Law Review. Gennady Litvin was admitted into the Florida State Bar in 2008 and the New York State Bar in 2009. Also, Mr. Litvin is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, United States District Court for the Southern...
Jeffrey Benjamin
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(212) 655-9536 5 Pennsylvania Plaza
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Construction, Consumer and Foreclosure Defense
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Attorney Jeffrey Benjamin is enjoying his third decade of practicing law. In 1997, he started practicing law in the field of consumer protection and class actions. Out of the starting gate, he was trying cases, arguing substantial motions and appeals, and building a practice under the motto: “Doing Well, by Doing Good.”

Today, he continues to develop skill and expertise in trial and appellate advocacy. Adversary counsel against him come from some of the largest and most resourceful firms in New York City down to competent and capable sole practitioners. From the beginning of his practice, Mr. Benjamin has felt that...
James George Dibbini
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Yonkers, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(914) 965-1011 570 Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
Real Estate and Landlord Tenant
James G. Dibbini & Associates, P.C. take pride in the individual and professional attention we give to each of our clients. We are a full service real estate law firm representing and advising individuals and businesses in Real Estate, Landlord and Tenant matters, Business Organizations, Zoning, Civil Litigation and Division of Housing and Community Renewal matters. The attorneys at James G. Dibbini & Associates, P.C. zealously represent our clients and are committed to giving personalized and prompt attention to every matter. Based in Yonkers, New York, we represent clients throughout New York and Connecticut.
Thomas L. Gallivan
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White Plains, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(855) 228-7369 111 Church St
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Criminal, DWI and Estate Planning
St. John's University School of Law
Thomas L. Gallivan represents individuals and families in matters of nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and personal injury. Prior to founding the firm, Gallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law, Mr. Gallivan defended nursing homes, physicians, and hospitals, as well as their insurers. As a result of this experience, Mr. Gallivan is very familiar with the strategies employed by nursing homes, physicians, hospitals and their insurers. He uses his experience defending these matters to the benefit of his current clients, victims of nursing home neglect/abuse, medical malpractice or personal injury.

Mr. Gallivan also serves as counsel to individuals accused of...
Sumeet Sondhi
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(212) 268-9700 261 Madison Ave.
12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Health Care, Tax and White Collar Crime
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Sumeet Sondhi is counsel to The Blanch Law Firm. Mr. Sondhi has worked in conjunction with Ryan Blanch on a myriad of matters, ranging from government investigations to white collar and antitrust crimes, his specialties being real estate fraud and complex mortgage fraud matters.

Mr. Sondhi’s extensive knowledge and experience have resulted in a number of favorable outcomes for the firm’s clients. He has represented clients and companies charged with an array of white collar crimes, including:

*Price Fixing: Represented a billion dollar air cargo company in a DOJ industry-wide criminal antitrust investigation regarding alleged price fixing

*Tax Evasion: Represented a Partner in...
Christopher Paul Bilski
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Bronx, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(718) 515-0300 2705 Eastchester Rd
Bronx, NY 10469
Real Estate, Business and Foreclosure Defense
New York Law School and New York Law School
Practice Areas: Foreclosure Defense, Loan Modifications and Short Sales, Residential Real Estate Transactions, Surrogate’s Court, Probate, Wills, Commercial Litigation, Corporate and Business Law

Admitted: 1997, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Law School: New York Law School, J.D. ; Member- Law Review;
Recipient of New York Law School Academic Achievement Award and Teaching Fellowship; Top 1% of class of 1996.

Biography: Former senior associate, litigation and corporate departments of a large international law firm with offices in Manhattan, London, Los Angeles, Bucharest, Washington D.C. and Connecticut.
Christie Tomm Addona
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Tarrytown, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(914) 682-0707 120 White Plains Rd
#305
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Environmental and Municipal
St. John's University School of Law
Christie Tomm Addona is a partner at Silverberg Zalantis LLC where she works on litigation and appeals, as well as land use applications. She advises municipal boards, including those in the Towns of Haverstraw and Ossining and Village of Tarrytown, acting as lead attorney for the Ossining Town Board and the Zoning Boards of Appeals for both Ossining and Tarrytown. She also counsels parties appearing before municipal land use boards. In addition, Christie has worked on a number of Article 78 proceedings either defending or challenging administrative decisions. She further assists the firm's clients with employment law issues and commercial...
Adam C. Wilner
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(212) 953-2300 60 E. 42nd Street
Suite 4000
New York, NY 10165
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
City University of New York School of Law
Broad legal background with more than 15 years experience in commercial litigation, corporate transactions, real estate law, and estate litigation. Experience providing counsel to private corporations in a small firm environment has contributed to a broad based legal knowledge. A history of successful trial and mediation experience. An outstanding ability to effectively manage costs in litigated matters. Ability to anticipate legal issues and corporate exposure to adequately protect clients.
Robert Unger
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(212) 655-9536 5 Pennsylvania Plaza 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Consumer
Fordham University School of Law
The firm has been in business for 4 decades. Recently we partnered with another trial lawyer in the practice to aggressively press those high stakes cases needing a verdict by either jury or judge. Our clients are very happy with our responsiveness and our communication. The law practice is a busy and demanding field, but we pride ourselves in not taking so many cases so that our clients do not suffer and hear from us regularly. Our mantra has been to take quality cases that we are able to fully manage. We see other firms being drowned by a volume...
David Lacher
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New Rochelle, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(914) 355-5900 270 North Avenue
8th Floor
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Real Estate, Business and International
Syracuse University
Anthony J. Gallo
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(646) 201-9100 777 Third Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Real Estate, Bankruptcy and Entertainment & Sports
Hofstra University
Anthony J. Gallo, a Partner in Tully Rinckey PLLC’s New York City office, focuses his practice on real estate law and bankruptcy law. In addition to his extensive background in real estate and general civil litigation, Anthony brings an added dimension of experience in entertainment law matters with a particular expertise in music industry affairs. He is licensed to practice in New York State, the U.S. District Court (Southern and Eastern and Districts of New York) and the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey, Anthony was a managing member of AJ Gallo Associates, PC, where he...
Brian L. Ponder Esq.
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Lawyer
(646) 450-9461 200 Park Avenue
Suite 1700
New York, NY 10166
Real Estate, Consumer, Entertainment & Sports and Foreclosure Defense
Southern University Law Center
Yuriy Moshes
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New York, NY Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(718) 504-6090 322 W 48th Street
FL 6
New York, NY 10036
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Foreclosure Defense
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Raised in Brooklyn, New York, Yuriy Moshes remained close to his roots as he received a Bachelors of Science degree from Brooklyn College and a Juris Doctor degree from the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center.

During his years of practice, Yuriy has concentrated in litigation and real estate transactions as his areas of expertise. Through the years, he has successfully helped hundreds of homeowners in New York and New Jersey remain in their homes or, in the alternative, pursue liquidation options.

Yuriy has also assisted clients with all forms of commercial and residential transactional
work, including the preparation of various types...
Steven M. Silverberg
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Tarrytown, NY Real Estate Law Attorney
(914) 682-0707 120 White Plains Rd
#305
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals, Business and Construction
New York University School of Law
Steven M. Silverberg is a partner in Silverberg Zalantis LLC. He has extensive experience in representing developers and municipalities in land use, zoning and environmental law matters including litigation and appeals in the New York State and Federal Courts. Starting his career as an assistant district attorney and then working as a town attorney, providing counsel in such diverse areas as contracts, construction, telecommunications and employment law, prepared him for the services he continues to provide to businesses, municipalities and individuals. In addition to his experience with the approval process for residential and commercial developments and related litigation, he has...
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