The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman

Full-Service Law Firm in Great Neck, New York

The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman

98 Cutter Mill Road
Suite 441

Great Neck, New York 11021-3006

Phone(516) 487-7375 or(800) 206-7375
Fax (516) 487-0113

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Law Firm Overview

The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman is a full service law firm based in Great Neck, New York providing a multitude of legal services to clients throughout greater metropolitan New York and Long Island.
The firmís attorneys combine over 170 years of legal experience between them and are equipped to handle all kinds of cases at all levels of complexity. They have also earned multiple professional distinctions including recognition as a pre-eminent law firm by leading peer review agencies.

The team of highly skilled attorneys at The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman has assisted countless clients with their legal needs. The firmís areas of practice are an A-Z list of services, from assault to workers' compensation and womenís right, and everything in between such as real estate, elder law, and consumer rights advocacy. New York is one of the busiest and most competitive legal arenas in the world but the firm has managed to stand out from the crowd thanks to their tireless work ethic and extensive knowledge of the law.

With experience in a wide variety of legal fields, the attorneys at The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman have the knowledge and expertise to handle just about any type of case and produce results. The firmís diversity in their practice areas allows them to develop long-term relationships with clients, providing experienced counsel as their legal needs change. By having such a wide knowledge base, the firm is able to approach problems from unconventional angles and formulate out-of-the-box solutions. No matter what legal issue you may be facing, The Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are here to help.

Year this Office was Established: 1989

Languages: English

Areas of Law

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 enterpriseís ability to operate effectively and achieve its desired business results. The business law attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman are experienced in these and other matters pertaining to business operations.

- Civil Rights

Civil rights actions arenít 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- Contracts

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.

- 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. Creditorís rights attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman offer informed insights into the structuring of loans, mortgages, and other arrangements.

- Discrimination

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 studentsí 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.

- 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 youíre an employer, these are matters that can have a profound effect on the financial well-being of your company.

- 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 firmís experienced estate lawyers will make every effort to reach satisfactory agreements among all parties without having to resort to litigation.

- Franchises

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.

- 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.

- 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.

- 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.

- Mortgages

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.

- 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.

- Securities

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.

- 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.

- Workers' Compensation Law

The New York workersí compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Ira S. Newman offer you the peace of mind that comes from knowing youíve chosen legal representatives who know workersí compensation law and who will take decisive action to protect your rights, whether youíre an employer or an injured employee.

- Wrongful Termination

The laws that apply to Americaís 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.


Mr. Evan M. Goldberg
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Ira Newman Mr. Ira S. Newman
Administrative Law, Advertising, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate Practice, Arbitration


  • American Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

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