MINEOLA, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2004
The Mineola-based law firm, Forchelli, Curto, Schwartz, Mineo, Carlino & Cohn, LLP (FCSMC&C), has named Gary M. Kushner a partner of the firm that was founded in 1976.
Kushner, a resident of Merrick, NY, who was in private practice before joining FCSMC&C in January of this year, will concentrate his practice on insolvency and bankruptcy matters.
"I am pleased to welcome Gary Kushner to the firm," stated FCSMC&C Managing Partner Jeffrey D. Forchelli. "His extensive experience in asset and mortgage-based loan transactions, as well as the purchase and sale of businesses, corporate restructuring, and litigating issues commonly addressed in bankruptcy proceedings will be important to the firm's client base, and add immeasurably to our practice areas."
Kushner earned his J.D. at California Western School of Law and B.S. with honors in political science from Syracuse University. Prior to opening his own practice, he was a senior partner of Sachs Kamhi & Kushner, P.C. His bankruptcy and litigation experience includes representing various creditor interests in Trans World Airlines, Parklane Hosiery, Foxmoor Specialty Stores, Montgomery Wards, K-Mart, Island Mortgage, and the Zale's, chapter 11 cases, as well as representing numerous corporate debtors who operate in the Metropolitan New York area.
"FCSMC&C is a regional leader among law firms," noted Kushner. "I am pleased to join such a fine team of attorneys and to have the opportunity to contribute in my area of expertise."
A frequent guest speaker on the topics of bankruptcy and related litigation practice at programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau Academy of Law, Kushner has recently lectured on "Basics of Bankruptcy Practice" and "Consumer Bankruptcy." He and his wife, Sheryl, enthusiastically participate in the active pursuits of their three children.
FCSMC&C, with offices in Mineola and Melville, NY, has 37 lawyers specializing in the practice areas of land use and zoning, environmental law, tax certiorari, litigation, banking and financing, commercial and corporate transactions, loan closings and bulk loan sales, trusts and estates, tax and elder law, bankruptcy and insolvency, municipal law, and business and personal transactions.
For more information and background on the firm, its partners and practice areas, visit http://www.fcsmcc.com.