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Areas of Concentration

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Shareholder Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Litigation



Senior Counsel



We are committed to successful litigation results.

With substantial depth of trial and appellate experience, our attorneys take on cases from beginning to end, through trial and appeal, to the highest courts in the state and federal systems.  Our managing partner, Philip M. Halpern's record, highlighted by more than 90 reported decisions, spans more than three decades and a broad base of subjects including securities, shareholder, derivatives, contract, employment, civil rights, construction and complex real estate development issues. Senior Counsel, Jay C. Carlisle, II, is a leading expert in civil procedure and professional responsibility in both state and federal courts. He is a New York State Law Revision Commissioner and was a Special Master for the New York State Supreme Court from 1980 to 2010 and a Professor of Law at Pace University for 38 years. Retired Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Hon. Peter P. Rosato, lends his perspective from the other side of the bench, having presided over hundreds of trials, to further strengthen our clients' case strategies and trial positions.

Our attorneys have been recognized with the highest ratings in Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo, Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, and we have gained a reputation in the courts for exemplary trial preparation. Our litigation staff shares a commitment to client advocacy, and our targeted discovery process helps to contain your costs.

Opposing counsel: "I feel like I'm up against the 1927 Yankees."

We represent plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. We have obtained favorable verdicts in a broad range of matters involving sex and race discrimination, anti-trust business and personal torts, class actions, civil rights, condemnation, contract rights, copyright, corporate law, fraudulent conveyances, RICO, matrimonial and family law actions, real estate transactions, shareholders' derivative actions, criminal defense, securities law and real property tax assessment review (certiorari). Our lawyers have also litigated substantial estate and trust matters in Surrogate's Court. In addition to servicing our own individual and corporate clients, we serve as local Westchester counsel for many of New York City's largest law firms.

We help our clients avoid litigation whenever possible through out-of-court settlement. But when the courtroom is unavoidable, we move quickly and efficiently to devise an optimal litigation strategy.

Knowing our credentials and our reputation, one of our opposing counsel once said, when facing us in court, "I feel like I'm up against the 1927 Yankees."

Contact us to discuss your matter with a knowledgeable, experienced business litigation attorney.