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Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, LLP (“ EGS”) is a full service law firm representing businesses nationally and internationally in labor and employment, but also in a broad range of areas including corporate and securities,  real estate, commercial litigation, intellectual property, executive compensation, bankruptcy and immigration. 

From Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP

David Rothfeld

David R. Rothfeld, a member of the Firm, leads EGS’ labor relations practice and the team of experienced EGS attorneys dedicated to providing services to the Association’s Labor Relations and General Members.

Saul Finkelstein

Saul H. Finkelstein, a member of the Firm in the Corporate Department and the Association’s General Counsel, represents financial institutions, investors, entrepreneurs, senior executives and boards of directors in complex financings, transaction structuring, contract negotiations and corporate governance matters in a broad range of industries.

liquor license/law specialists

The Paleudis Law Firm, LLC is a New York City based alcohol beverage licensing law firm. The firm’s liquor attorneys, Michael Paleudis and Leonard Fogelman, have more than fifty years of experience appearing before the New York State Liquor Authority (SLA), the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).

Liquor License Applications:

The Firm prepares and submits various applications to the SLA and ABC including, but not limited to, applications for hotel liquor licenses, on-premises liquor licenses, off-premises liquor licenses, and compliance applications such as alteration applications and applications for approval of corporate change.

Enforcement and Due Diligence:

The Firm represents clients before the SLA and ABC in enforcement actions after licensees have been issued a notice of pleading or other violation by the licensing authority. The Firm regularly represents clients while they are evaluating potential businesses opportunities that involve the trafficking of alcoholic beverages to determine compliance viability and standards for the anticipated business as they relate to the alcoholic beverage control laws.

Commercial Leasing and Real Property Acquisitions:

The Firm’s attorneys regularly negotiate commercial leases on behalf of hotels, restaurants, and bars. In many cases, the Firm negotiates contracts of sale, and closes title, for the buildings in which its clients operate their hotels, restaurants, and bars.

Trademark and Copyright Law:

The Firm’s trademark counsel advises hotels, restaurants, and bars in all matters related to the licensee’s trademarks and copyrights in an effort to avoid, and defend against, infringement actions.

For additional information, please contact Michael J. Paleudis, Esq. at (212) 835-6768 or by email at 

From The Paleudis Law Firm

Leonard Fogelman

Michael Paleudis

Property Tax

Ditchik & Ditchik is a full-service real estate tax certiorari law firm in Manhattan that serves both commercial and residential property owners in the greater NYC metropolitan area. With over 50 years of experience, the firm helps its clients challenge unwarranted and excessive property tax assessments.


Our clients trust our knowledge and many years of expertise, and our ability to handle their property tax issues on a timely and confidential basis.


We treat our clients’ tax issues as though they were our own. Confidentiality and responsiveness are the pillars upon which our practice is based.


Our firm practices exclusively in this area of the law, and our attorneys have many years of experience, including years spent at the New York City Tax Commission and NYC Law Department.

370 Lexington Ave. Suite 2301

New York NY 10017 



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From Ditchik & Ditchik

Steve Tishco

Steve Tishco began his career defending the City of New York in its real estate tax litigation matters as an Assistant Corporation Counsel (and Senior Counsel) with the NYC Law Department’s Tax and Bankruptcy Litigation Division.

Joel Ditchik

Joel Ditchik founded Ditchik & Ditchik with his father Alan Ditchik in 2000. Prior to that, the two practiced as Counsel to a real estate law firm.