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16 Leading Lawyers on Long Island

These 16 lawyers on Long Island run the gamut of legal issues to serve all your legal needs.

Robert Abrams of Abrams, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP
3 Dakota Dr., Suite 300, Lake Success
Elder Law, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Guardianship Law, Trustees & Estates
Co-founder and executive partner of Abrams, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP, Robert Abrams has presented programs geared towards educating attorneys, consumers and healthcare professionals. He has also founded the Aging and Longevity Law Institute at the Touro Law Center in Central Islip.

Bruce Barket of Barket, Epstein, Kearon, Aldea & LoTurco, LLP
666 Old Country Rd., Garden City
Criminal Defense, Federal Court Crimes, Homicide/ Murder, White Collar Crimes
Bruce Barket is a founding partner at Barket, Epstein, Kearon, Aldea & LoTurco, LLP, who specializes in criminal defense cases. Last year, Barket received the Charles F. Crimi Memorial Award from the New York State Bar Association‘s criminal justice section.

Fred Brewington of The Law Offices of Fred K. Brewington
556 Peninsula Blvd., Hempstead
Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Police Misconduct
A respected lawyer with his own private practice, Fred Brewington serves as an adjunct professor at Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College. Brewington is also a member of various associations such as the New York State and State of New Jersey Bar Associations, National Employment Lawyers Association, and Nassau County Bar Association.

Albert W. Chianese of Chianese & Reilly, P.C.
100 Merrick Rd. Suite 103E, Rockville Centre
Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
In 2016, Albert W. Chianese formed the dental malpractice firm Chianese & Reilly, P.C. with longtime associate Thomas P. Reilly. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers Metro as a top attorney in the New York Metro area for plaintiff personal injury medical malpractice.

Kim M. Ciesinski of ADR Law, PLLC
600 Old Country Rd. Suite 310, Garden City
Collaborative Divorce, Mediation, Negotiated Settlement
After co-founding Schwartz & Ciesinksi, LLP, Kim M. Ciesinski created the ADR law firm for family divorce matters in 2017.

Cara Cronin of Cronin & Cronin Law Firm, PLLC
200 Old Country Rd. Suite 470, Mineola
Property Tax Reductions, Condemnation, IDA Property Taxes
Cara Cronin is well versed in property tax valuations services, including tax certiorari cases. Cronin sits on the executive board of the Long Island Real Estate Group, and on the board of directors for The Safe Center Long Island.

Amy Marion of Abrams, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP
3 Dakota Dr. Suite 300, Lake Success
Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense
As a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law, Amy Marion offers legal representation covering several practices in Lake Success and has received high ratings on Super Lawyers.

Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack of Rivkin Radler, LLP
926 RXR Plz., Uniondale
Complex Torts & Product Liability, Critical Incident Response, General Liability, Medical Malpractice Defense
Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack, partner of Rivkin Radler, LLP, co-chairs the American Bar Association’s Subcommittee of Book Projects as well as the Work/Life Management Subcommittee of the Section of Litigation’s Woman Advocate Committee.

Howard M. Miller of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
1010 Franklin Ave. Suite 200, Garden City
Labor, Employment
Deputy managing member of Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Howard M. Miller represents both businesses and employees in areas of education law and employment litigation.

Christopher H. Palmer of Cullen and Dykman LLP
100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd., Garden City
Financial transactions, Land Use
Palmer represents commercial banks and financial institutions in structuring and negotiating a wide array of financing transactions, and also regularly advises clients regarding compliance with federal, state, and local banking regulations.

Hon. Gregory P. Peterson of Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C.
100 Garden City Plz., Garden City
Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Municipal & Governmental Affairs
Hon. Gregory P. Peterson, who counsels developers on real estate law, serves on the board of directors for the Nassau Lawyers Association of L.I.

David S. Pollack of Winkler Kurtz, LLP
1201 Route 112 Suite 200, Port Jefferson Station
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
Since his admission to the Bar in 1981, Pollack has successfully established a career in plaintiff malpractice law, having tried over 70 medical malpractice cases to verdict.

Alan Van Praag of Chalos & Co., P.C.
55 Hamilton Ave., Oyster Bay
Commercial & Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy, Admiralty & Maritime, International & Commercial Transactions, Liability Defense
Counsel to Chalos & Co, P.C., Van Praag has been a representative for foreign governments in international matters and for clients involved in commercial contract disputes.

Leslie H. Tayne of Tayne Law Group, P.C.
135 Pinelawn Rd. Suite 250N, Melville
Student Loan Debt, Business Debt, Credit Card Debt Relief
Tayne’s exceptional work as a debt settlement attorney has earned Tayne Law Group, P.C., the title of Bethpage Federal Credit Union’s best debt consolidation service for eight consecutive years.

Karen J. Tenenbaum of Tenenbaum Law, P.C.
534 Broadhollow Rd. Suite 301, Melville
IRS Tax Issues, NYS Tax Issues
Karen J. Tenenbaum is a Melville-based tax attorney with over 35 years of experience. Tenenbaum has won a number of awards including the Leadership in Law Award from Long Island Business News, and was named a Long Island Power Woman in Business by the Long Island Press.

Jerome A. Wisselman of Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.
1010 Northern Blvd. Suite 300, Great Neck
Divorce, Paternity, Visitation Rights, Real Estate Law, Wills and Estate Planning, Child Custody, Child Support
Managing partner of divorce and family law firm, Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, Jerome A. Wisselman has co-authored many publications on topics like child custody and child support throughout his career.

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