Chaya R. Biskin-Sitko

Chaya R. Biskin-Sitko

practices in the areas of:

  • Counseling regarding complex trusts & estates administration and management.
  • Domestic and international estate planning.
  • Federal gift and estate tax litigation against the IRS.
  • State fiduciary and probate controversy work.

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 Education

  • JD, New York Law School
    • Dean’s List for High Honors
  • BA, Sarah Lawrence College

Awards

  • Three-time recipient of Elizabeth Welt Trahan Scholarship.

Admissions

  • New York State
  • United States Tax Court

Experience

  • Adjunct member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Trusts, Estates and Surrogate’s Court Committee
  • Member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s State and Local Taxation Committee

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association


Ashley CharenAshley I. Charen

practices in the areas of:

  • Commercial real estate transfers.
  • Residential real estate transfers.

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Education

  • JD, John Marshall Law School, summa cum laude
    • Staff editor on John Marshall Law Review
    • Member of Moot Court Team
    • Taught high school students basics of real estate at Global Network Community Development
  • BA, Clemson University, cum laude

Awards

  • Recipient of Arthur M. Scheller Jr. Scholarship
  • Recipient of Fred F. Herzog Scholarship

Admissions

  • New York State.
  • New Jersey State.

Experience

  • Extern to the Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman, Northern District of Illinois


Toby M. CohenToby M. Cohen

practices in the areas of:

  • Commercial real estate transfers.
  • Residential real estate transfers.
  • Real estate litigation.
  • Commercial litigation.
  • Corporate law.
  • Government relations.

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Education

  • JD, Brooklyn Law School
    • Journal Co-chair, Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
    • Consultant, Bloomberg Law Legal Research Service
  • BA, New York University
    • Presidential Scholars Program

Admissions

  • New York State
  • New Jersey State
  • United States District Court:  District of New Jersey, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York

Experience

  • Private general practice
  • Consultant to NY State Assembly Judiciary Committee and NY Attorney General on deed fraud
  • Internships with US Attorney for Eastern District of New York; federal bankruptcy judge and Kings County DA

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association

Languages

  • Spanish


Steven E. Glass 

practices in the areas of: 

  • Estate Planning. 
  • Trust and Estate Administration. 
  • Tax Advisory. 

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Education

  • JD,  New York Law School
    • Two Year Honors Program
  • MPP,  Brown University 
  • BS,  Syracuse University 

Awards

  • Dean’s List, New York Law School 

Admissions

  • New York State
  • New Jersey State

Experience

  • Externships concentrating on Trusts & Estates and Elder Law

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association 
  • New York County Bar Association 

Mayya MesonzhnikMayya Mesonzhnik, Associate

practices in the areas of:

  • Employment law.
  • Labor law.
  • ERISA law.
  • ERISA litigation.
  • General civil litigation.

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Education

  • JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
    • Clinical Student, Innocence Project
    • Staff editor on Cardozo Journal of Law and Literature
  • BA, Pace University, summa cum laude

Awards

  • Recipient of Dean’s Merit Scholarship

Admissions

  • New York State
  • United States District Court – Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Experience

  • Associate at boutique medical malpractice firm
  • Policy and Legislation intern for New York City Public Advocate
  • Immigration intern for international migration and refugee resettlement agency

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
    • Member of the Public Service Committee
  • Westchester Women’s Bar Association

Languages

  • Russian


Katherine M. MorganKatherine M. Morgan

practices in the areas of:

  • Employment law.
  • Labor law.
  • ERISA law.
  • ERISA litigation.
  • General civil litigation.

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Education

  • JD, Brooklyn Law School
    • Executive Articles Editor on the Brooklyn Journal of International Law
    • Member of Moot Court Honor Society, Trial Division
    • Publication of Ms. Morgan’s Note, “The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Towards a Definition of ‘Foreign Official’” (Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Fall 2012 issue)
  • BA, Bucknell University, cum laude

Admissions

  • New York State
  • United States District Court – Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Experience

  • Judicial intern to the Honorable James Orenstein, USMJ of the Eastern District of New York
  • Intern for the State of New York, Office of the Attorney General, Litigation Bureau
  • Clerked at one of New York City’s premier employment law firms

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
    • Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Languages

  • French


Claudia Yoo

Claudia Yoo

practices in the areas of:

  • Commercial real estate transfers.
  • Residential real estate transfers.
  • Corporate law.
  • Assists with the law firm’s client relationship and business development.

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Education

  • JD, New York Law School
    • Dean’s List for High Honors
    • Research Assistant for Legal Writing course
    • Pro Bono Student Attorney, Transactional Law Clinic
  • BA, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, cum laude
    • Study Abroad, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Awards

  • Public Service Certificate for her work as the co-founder and vice president of “Mentoring the Youth through Legal Education”
  • Two-time recipient of Carlson Scholarship

Admissions

  • New York State
  • New Jersey State

Experience

  • Intern at general practice firm, concentrating on areas of real estate and trusts & estates

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

Languages

  • Korean

 

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