Our Attorneys have extensive legal experience in a wide range of practice areas including tax negotiations, certiorari assessments, commercial and corporate matters (at both the trial and appellate levels), and defending municipalities confronted with tax review proceedings.
Our extensive construction industry expertise includes contract and labor
disputes, surety claims, lien foreclosure, delay claims, and associations with a
wide network of appraisal and engineering firms. Our clients include architects,
engineers, owners, material suppliers, and specialty subcontractors, in both the
public and private sectors...
Our lawyers handle a wide range of commercial and corporate matters ranging from
incorporations to disputes arising out of labor relations, construction,
commercial leasing, and international transactions...
Our firm represents school districts in all aspects including tax certiorari
defense, tenure, construction claims, competitive bidding, transportation, and
We negotiate collective bargaining agreements with public employees, employment
contracts, grievances, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations
Board, the State Labor Relations Board, the Labor Department, and the Public
Employment Relations Board...
Our firm represents towns, cities, school districts, and public interest groups
regarding municipal actions, vendor and employee contracts, disclosure
statements in connection with Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, and we appear
in court at every level, including the New York State Court of Appeals and the
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit...
Real Estate Law
Our firm provides experienced counsel in commercial and residential real estate
transactions including financing, construction, zoning, and taxation for clients
as diverse as developers, banking institutions, land preservation organizations
Real Property Taxation
Representing exclusively municipalities and school districts, we defend real
property assessments on large utility, industrial, and commercial facilities.
Our attorneys have made numerous presentations on Real Property Taxation on this
specialized area of practice to attorneys and appraisers...
Our offices are located in Poughkeepsie, New York,
in the Arlington section of Poughkeepsie,
just three blocks from Vassar College.
Call us at 845.454.1200 or