Labor & Employment, Civil Rights, Education, Business & Litigation Attorneys
The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman98 Cutter Mill Road
Great Neck, New York 11021-3006
(516) 487-7375 or(800) 206-7375
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Law Firm OverviewThe Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, located in Great Neck, New York, provides legal representation in business law, labor & employment, education, litigation, civil rights, criminal law, licensing, administrative law and other legal matters.
Our law firm will provide the highest quality of legal representation and will be responsive to your needs as a business or individual. Our dedicated lawyers will handle your legal matters competently and respond to your problems in a timely manner. We will represent your interests effectively and forcefully. We will listen to you
It is important that a client be informed up front of our hourly billing rates and be given an estimate of the approximate number of hours it will take to complete an engagement. We will, in appropriate cases, "cap" an engagement so that legal fees will be lesser of the attorney's hourly rate multiplied by the number of hours spent, or the agreed upon "cap". Our hourly rates are often substantially less than many Manhattan based firms with a commensurate level of experience due, in part, to our lower overhead costs.
Areas of Law
- Administrative Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Appellate Practice
- Asset Protection
- Bad Faith Insurance
- Banking & Finance
- Banking Law
- Business & Industry
- Business Formation
- Business Law
- Business Litigation
- Child Abuse
- Child Pornography
- Child Support & Custody
- Child Visitation
- Civil Litigation
- Civil Rights
- Class Actions
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Computer Crime
- Construction Law
- Consumer Law
- Controlled Substances
- Corporate Law
- Credit & Mortgage
- Credit Card Fraud
- Criminal Law
- Debtor & Creditor
- Defamation, Libel & Slander
- Domestic Violence
- Drug Crime
- Education Law
- Elder Law
- Employee Benefits
- Employees Rights
- Estate & Trust
- Estate Planning
- Family Law
- Federal Law
- Financial Services Law
- FLSA Overtime Claim
- General Practice
- Health Care
- Health Care & Social
- Identity Theft
- Import & Export
- Insurance Defense
- Insurance Fraud
- Intellectual Property
- International Law
- Internet Law
- Investment Law
- Joint Ventures
- Juvenile Crime
- Landlord & Tenant Law
- Lemon Law
- Licensing Law
- Medical Insurance
- Medicare & Medicaid
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Money Laundering
- Motor Vehicles
- Naturalization & Citizenship
- Nonprofit Organizations
- Pre-nuptial Agreement
- Privacy Law
- Professional Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Real Estate
- Regulatory Law
- Sex Crimes
- Sexual Harassment
- Shareholders Rights
- Tax Planning
- Trade Secrets
- Traffic Ticket
- White Collar Crime
- Workers Compensation
- Wrongful Termination
Additional Areas of Law: Partnership & Shareholder Disputes; Debt Collections; Loan Workouts; International Commercial Transactions; Commercial Leases; Estate Administration; Purchase Agreements; Breach of Contract; Compliance Issues; Employment Agreements; Threats; Drug Possession; Vehicular Homicide; Internet Sex Crimes; Marijuana Possession; Probation Violations; Family Medical Leave Act; Grandparents' Rights; Marital property; Post-marital agreements; Administrative Hearings; Agency Hearings; Business Planning; Alcoholic Beverage Law; Civil Appeals; Americans with Disabilities Act; Automobile Insurance; Consumer Protection; Contested Wills; Women's Rights; Union Labor Law; Wage and Hour Law; Religious Corporations; Private School Licensing; Police Misconduct; OSHA; Misdemeanors.
Areas of Law Description
Our practice areas include, but not limited to the following:
- Business Law
Business law covers a broad range of concerns that relate to an enterprise’s ability to operate effectively and achieve its desired business results. Some of the topics that fall under the business law umbrella include: Contracts, Licensing agreements, Commercial leasing, Purchase agreements, Employment agreements, Insurance considerations, Partnerships, Business planning, Business financing, Corporate structuring, Breach of contract, Compliance issues, Intellectual property, Business transactions, Copyrights and trademarks, and, Business litigation. The business law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are experienced in these and other matters pertaining to business operations. Contact our firm with any concerns about establishing and operating your company.
- Civil Rights
Civil rights actions aren’t just about discrimination in hiring or access to public facilities. Harm can be caused in many ways. A qualified civil rights attorney can advise you about your rights in instances related to those issues and much more: Sexual harassment, Freedom of speech, Violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Other laws, Physical harassment, Threats, Favoritism in the workplace, Social media harassment or humiliation, and, And other instances of discriminatory behavior.
- Criminal Law
New York criminal law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are known are experienced in handling a complete range of criminal cases, from minor misdemeanors to major felonies. Our criminal lawyers are accomplished negotiators who can work with law enforcement and justice system personnel to resolve cases before they go to court. If a trial becomes necessary, you may be assured that our attorneys have earned their reputation for hard-hitting and tenacious performance in the courtroom.
- Labor & Employment Law
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York labor and employment lawyers have decades of experience in working with both employers and employees when legal matters arise. Our employment attorneys know the frustration and confusion that business owners and managers feel when trying to comply with laws that can be difficult to interpret. We also understand how upsetting it is for an employee when he or she feels victimized by unfair treatment or practices in the workplace. When you need help, you can rely on the skilled New York labor and employment attorneys at our practice.
- Family Law
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our experienced family law attorneys are your strong advocates when you need knowledgeable guidance in any area related to family considerations. Our family lawyers are sensitive to the fact that many family law concerns are emotional ones. We know that the breakup of a marriage can be traumatic for everyone involved, and we are especially aware of the value of calm and assured legal representation when issues about children are at the heart of a marital dissolution.
- Administrative Law
The New York administrative law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are known for their proficiency in all aspects of administrative law. We are well-versed in the ways in which administrative agencies of the government establish and enforce regulation. We also know the procedures involved in reviews of agency decisions. If your business, professional practice, or other organization is at risk because of alleged violations of regulations, licensure, or compliance issues, our administrative lawyers can advise you knowledgeably and provide you with the strong representation you need to satisfactorily resolve disputes.
- Banking Law
By applying our comprehensive experience in legal issues related to financial services and banking, the New York banking law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have established themselves as a leading professional resource for both U.S. and foreign banks seeking reliable legal counsel. With more than two decades of unsurpassed service to the banking and finance industries, the New York banking lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have a firmly established and distinguished reputation for outstanding representation.
- Business Litigation
Disputes in the business arena can encompass many issues. The accomplished business litigation attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman welcome your contact to discuss questions about these and other matters: Contracts, Breach of contract, Partnership disputes, Commercial leasing issues, Employment disputes, Debt issues, Commercial real estate matters, Business insurance issues, Corporate governance matters, Shareholder issues, and, Other business issues.
- Buying and Selling of Businesses
Buying or selling a business can be a complex undertaking. Even if a business isn’t a large one, the considerations involved are no less important than are the factors that figure into multi-million-dollar acquisitions or mergers. At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York business lawyers have wide-ranging experience that enables us to offer you the strongest possible professional resources whether your sale/purchase transaction involves a small business or a global organization.
- Civil Appeals
The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are prepared to assist you in an appeal, whether you want to uphold the decision of a lower court or overturn an adverse outcome. New York civil appeals attorneys in our firm are qualified to represent you in both state and federal courts. Your case will be given our full attention and effort, and you’ll find the respectful treatment and responsive service you deserve at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman.
- Commercial Leasing
The New York commercial leasing attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have the kind of comprehensive knowledge of real estate and contract law that you can rely on when leasing must be handled efficiently and accurately. Since 1989, our firm and its New York commercial leasing lawyers have built a solid reputation for their ability to craft leases for a wide range of clients, including: Commercial tenants, Large organizations, Small businesses, Individual property owners, Retail concerns, and, Specialty stores.
- Commercial Litigation
Business disputes can involve a wide range of issues that may threaten the financial welfare of your organization. New York commercial litigation attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman assist businesses with a full array of concerns, including: Contract disputes, Breach of contract, Real estate issues, Unpaid debt or payment questions, Commercial lease disputes, Partnership issues, Corporate disputes, Shareholder issues, and, Other business disputes.
- Commercial Real Estate
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York commercial real estate attorneys are respected professionals with years of experience in helping individuals, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and organizational representatives purchase or lease commercial real estate. Our business-savvy lawyers know the challenges you face when you consider buying or leasing commercial properties. We know that handling legal matters effectively and efficiently is a vital part of your ability to remain competitive.
- Consumer Fraud
Our consumer fraud attorneys know that the widespread use of computers and mobile devices has exponentially increased consumers’ vulnerability to schemes, scams, and fraudulent practices. Our consumer fraud lawyers know that unscrupulous or unfair practices can leave you frustrated, angry, and – at worst – in financial ruin. When a dishonest lender, merchant, manufacturer or other individual or company has violated your trust and caused you financial and emotional harm, contact our firm. We’ll listen to your concerns, then explain your rights and the legal options available to you. When you need a strong advocate to help you battle corrupt vendors or merchants, the New York consumer fraud lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are prepared to vigorously protect your interests. Often, we can apply our negotiation skills to help to resolve disputes effectively without the expense and time commitment involved in litigation.
- Contested Wills
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our experienced New York contested will attorneys understand that contesting a will can be an emotionally charged and volatile decision. It is a course of action that demands legal professionals who are both knowledgeable in estate matters and sensitive to the painful issues facing family members and other interested parties in the aftermath of a loss. We also understand that careful consideration must go into the creation of a will that is designed to carry out your wishes. That’s why our experienced estate lawyers take seriously their duty to serve you with respect and to represent your interests diligently and tenaciously.
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our experienced New York contracts attorneys can assist you with all aspects of issues related to legal agreements. Some examples include: Partnership agreements, Shareholder agreements, Business sale and purchase agreements, Commercial leases, Employment contracts, Agreements with vendors and independent contractors, Non-compete agreements, Licensing agreements, Failure to pay issues, and, Failure to meet contract terms.
- Cooperative Housing Law
The New York cooperative housing law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are experienced in all aspects of real estate law, including cooperative and condominium conversions. Their many years of practice in areas of finance, contracts, business planning, commercial leasing, construction law, and other specialties related to real estate development make our New York cooperative housing lawyers the strongest choice when for informed and reliable representation during a conversion or for other matters related to condominiums or cooperatives.
- Corporate Law
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York corporate lawyers have the know-how and resources needed to handle legal matters pertaining to corporate transactions. Among the matters with which we can help you are: Financing issues, Intellectual property and licensing agreements, Trademarks, Mergers and acquisitions, Debt collections, Purchase agreements, Compliance issues, Joint ventures or other strategic alliances, Shareholder derivative suits, Ouster of officers or directors, Breaches of loyalty, Breach of fiduciary duties, Classes of shares, Officer or director misconduct, Restructuring, and, Divestitures.
- Creditor's Rights
Often, risks associated with defaulted debts can be lessened or avoided through the use of proactive planning from the outset of the creditor/debtor arrangement. Creditor’s rights attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman offer informed insights into the structuring of loans, mortgages, and other arrangements. We are pleased to support your organization’s financial strength by constructing documents that maximize your position from the time you enter into a loan, purchase, or other transaction.
- Criminal Appeals
If you believe that you have been wrongly convicted of criminal charges by a judge or jury, you may be entitled to file an appeal. Only a careful and thorough review of your original conviction can yield information that confirms or denies the likelihood that an appeal might be successful. The New York criminal appeals attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have the know-how needed to examine the circumstances of your conviction and develop a complete understanding of the legal issues involved. We’ll review the findings of fact and ascertain whether your right to appeal has been preserved. Our experienced criminal appeals lawyers are skilled in identifying issues that are likely to lead to a successful outcome if an appeal is filed.
- Debtor's Rights
The New York debtor’s rights attorneys at our firm understand how difficult and embarrassing it can be to admit that you are unable to meet your financial obligations. At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our veteran debtor’s rights lawyers are committed to the belief that every client deserves legal services of the highest quality, personalized attention, and treatment that reflects our respect for you. Drawing on our firm’s capabilities in finance, planning, consumer law and other specialties, the New York debtor’s rights lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman work with individuals, families, and businesses who need to know their rights and options regarding debts and their collection.
New York discrimination lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman believe that everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Our firm is dedicated to protecting your rights, and we stand ready to put our experience to work for you in resolving cases of discrimination. The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman represent clients throughout the New York City and Long Island area, including Queens, the Bronx, and Nassau and Suffolk counties.
- Education Law
If you have questions about special education needs or students’ rights, the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman has qualified New York education law attorneys with experience in a wide variety of education-related concerns. We can help, too, if you are a teacher or an administrator challenging a misconduct charge or other disputes with the educational institution or system that employs you. Our education lawyers can provide you with accurate guidance and forceful representation.
- Employee Benefits
Our New York employee benefits attorneys understand the complex issues related to ERISA and other employee benefits matters. We know how confusing the rules can be when it comes to benefit plans and their administration. If you’re an employer, these are matters that can have a profound effect on the financial well-being of your company. If you’re an employee, retirement, health care, and other benefits are vital to your financial, physical and emotional welfare. With so much at stake, you want to know that your choice of an employee benefits attorney ensures you of an accomplished professional with proven skills. You also want a lawyer who will keep you informed and give your case the personal attention it deserves. The dedicated New York employee benefits attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are your strongest choice for excellence in legal service.
- Estate Litigation
New York estate litigation attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have proven themselves capable and compassionate advocates for family members who are involved in disputes over estate matters. Naturally, our firm’s experienced estate lawyers will make every effort to reach satisfactory agreements among all parties without having to resort to litigation. However, if estate issues do progress to the courtroom, you may rest assured that our attorneys are skilled litigators who will fight tirelessly to see that your interests are represented and your rights protected. We will also make every effort to see that the validly expressed wishes of the deceased are carried out.
- Federal Litigation
The New York federal litigation attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman represent clients in the court system and before administrative agencies. Our litigation experience covers a wide range of issues heard in both state and federal courts. Some examples include: Labor law issues, Employment law questions, ERISA issues, International trade issues, Commercial law disputes, and, Environmental issues.
New York franchise attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are known for their assured approach to handling the complexities of franchise law. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality, comprehensive legal representation to every client, whether franchisors or franchisees. We are invested in supporting your success, and you’ll find our attorneys are accessible and attentive to every detail of your business. When you need knowledgeable representation in franchise law, the business leader’s choice is the franchise lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman.
- Identity Theft
If you or someone you care about are victims of identity theft, contact the New York identity theft attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman for help and guidance. New York identity theft lawyers at our firm are experienced in helping people overcome the sense of betrayal and the far-reaching consequences that can affect lives in the wake of identity theft.
- Insurance Law
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our insurance law professionals can help you with a full range of services. Some examples of our insurance work include: Handling submissions of complicated claims, Addressing denied claims, Resolving coverage disputes, Contract interpretation questions, Risk management, Compliance, Commercial liability and questions of coverage for corporate officers and directors, Product liability issues, First and third-party claims, and, Reinsurance matters.
- Landlord and Tenant Law
Whether you are a residential or commercial landlord, tenant, business owner, real estate management firm or other party with an interest in landlord/tenant issues, the New York landlord and tenant lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman offer unparalleled service and excellence in addressing disputes arising from the landlord/tenant relationship. Our offices are committed to providing you with personal attention, accessibility, and representation designed to help you achieve satisfactory resolution of your legal issues.
- Licensing Agreements
Our lawyers believe that you should have the legal backing you need in order to profit from your invention or from a contract to produce and market an invention. A licensing agreement is the instrument by which you can contract with another party to manufacture an invention and sell it. In return, the inventor receives payment in the form of royalties. As experienced intellectual property lawyers in our firm we know how important it is to carefully construct the agreement that will govern how an inventor’s creation is used. The language used in the document can be crucial when it comes to properly protecting your rights. When you choose the attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, you can rest assured that you’ve chosen legal professionals with extensive knowledge of intellectual property, trademarks, patents, and licensing agreements. We are dedicated to delivering the high quality legal representation needed to ensure that you have the protection you need in order to achieve optimal success with your invention.
- Money Laundering
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York federal trial attorneys recognize that measures included in the Patriot Act of 2001 have led to closer scrutiny by the government of business and financial transactions. We know that means that even the suggestion of impropriety can spell serious consequences for businesses, banks, financial professionals and many others. The New York money laundering defense lawyers at our firm understand that even when situations are unrelated to terrorism, you could face charges for laundering money. If you are convicted, the penalties related to such charges can involve high fines and loss of freedom.
Whether you are an individual who needs knowledgeable legal advice about your home mortgage or a business owner preparing to purchase a site for your operations, our New York mortgage attorneys have the proven experience you need to ensure that your best interests are protected. Our firm also works with financial institutions and other lenders to handle the complexities of providing commercial or residential mortgages.
- Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our lawyers assist nonprofits and charitable organizations achieve their goals in setting up new organizations. Throughout the initial steps, we provide guidance and legal know-how. After your organization is up and running, our attorneys have the experience that New Yorkers can rely on when it comes to questions about governance matters, liability, contributions, employee issues, contracts, leases, and all the activities that must be executed appropriately if your organization is to maintain a respected reputation and attract the donations needed to fund its operations.
- Prevailing Wage Claims
New York prevailing wage claims lawyers at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman can provide you with the informed and reliable guidance you need if you feel that you may have a prevailing wage claim. We also can help you if you're an employer who needs informed guidance in making sense of the complicated laws that pertain to prevailing wage rates and claims. Our firm's extensive experience in all aspects of employment and labor law offer you the assurance that you've chosen attorneys with the knowledge to accurately examine your situation and to take appropriates action accordingly.
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York securities lawyers have demonstrated business acumen and well-developed knowledge of securities law. Our ability to represent either defendants or plaintiffs in disputes enables us to offer you advocates who are able to view legal issues with a comprehensive perspective. Our attorneys will listen to you, remain accessible throughout our work with you, and take action to protect your rights and represent your best interests.
- Securities Fraud
The New York securities fraud attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have a solid reputation for their knowledge of the financial industry, for their business acumen, and for the strong representation they provide to clients seeking justice when they’ve been victims of securities fraud. Our firm can assist you with such issues as: Internet securities fraud, Breach of contract, Ponzi schemes, Misrepresentation of securities, Stock manipulation, Pyramid schemes, Advance fee fraud, Affinity fraud affecting elderly investors or other groups, Tax shelters, Hedge fund fraud, and, And more.
- Union Labor Law
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York union labor law attorneys are experienced in capably handling a full range of issues related to employment. We work with labor unions and individuals, as well as business owners and leaders. Our labor lawyers are respected professionals who have a distinguished record of providing outstanding legal services. It is the practice of our firm to treat each client with the personal attention and regard they deserve.
- Wage and Hour Law
The New York wage and hour attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman work with both employees and employers to solve issues related to wage and hour disputes. Our lawyers are seasoned professionals who have comprehensive employment law knowledge. We are pleased to help workers and employers with many employment-related issues, such as: Wage and hour disputes, Definition of job duties, Determination of exempt/nonexempt status, Compensation and salary issues, Salaried and hourly status, Overtime issues, Comp time issues, Work-related travel, Work-related meals, and, Employees who receive tips.
- White Collar Crime
At the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman, our New York white collar crime attorneys know the laws that relate to fraud, forgery, embezzlement, and other types of white collar crime. We know how to work with victims of white collar crime who need our help to restore their lives and to pursue any compensation or remedies available to them. The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman represent clients throughout the New York City and Long Island area, including Queens, the Bronx, and Nassau and Suffolk counties.
- Workers' Compensation Law
The New York workers’ compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman offer you the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ve chosen legal representatives who know workers’ compensation law and who will take decisive action to protect your rights, whether you’re an employer or an injured employee. We know that workers’ compensation laws can be confusing and the claim process an intimidating one for individuals. In the wake of a serious injury or the death of a loved one on the job, you need legal advocates who will put your interests first and who are sensitive to the physical and emotional stress that those injuries and losses cause. If you’re an employer who must handle a serious workplace accident, you’ll appreciate the steady guidance of our skilled workers’ compensation attorneys.
- Wrongful Termination
The laws that apply to America’s workplaces grow in complexity every day. If you feel that your employer has terminated your employment inappropriately, an experienced employment law attorney can assess your situation and determine if you have a claim for wrongful termination. If you’re an employer who’s been accused of inappropriately terminating an employee, you may need help from an attorney qualified to interpret the laws applicable to your situation and determine your liability. For questions about possible wrongful discharge, contact the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman and ask for a consultation with our veteran employment law attorneys.
Mr. Samuel Drukman
Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Consumer Law, Education Law, Employment
Mr. Andrew Holland
Appellate Practice, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Corporate Law, Criminal Law
Mr. Ira S Newman
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, Civil Rights, Criminal Law, Debtor and Creditor
Mr. Robert Powers
Bankruptcy, Business and Industry, Employment, Litigation, Real Estate
Mr. Samuel E Reiff
Appellate Practice, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, General Practice, Litigation
Mr. John Virdone
Appellate Practice, Civil Litigation, Employment, Estate Planning, Family Law
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