Jessica BrennerJessica R. Brenner

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law

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Education

  • LLM in Real Estate Development, University of Miami School of Law (currently attending)
  • JD, New York Law School
    • Vice Chair of Moot Court Association
    • Associate of the New York Law School Innovation Center for Law & Technology
  • BA, Kean University, Magna Cum Laude

Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey

Experience

  • Representing clients in complex transactions related to the sale, leasing, purchasing and financing of commercial and residential real estate properties
  • Specializing in commercial multifamily, mixed-use, IRC 1031 like-kind exchanges and net lease (NNN/NN) investment properties
  • Negotiating commercial leases as well as lease compliance and lease negotiations connected with net lease transactions (i.e. sale leaseback arrangements)

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Erin DylesErin P. Dyles

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law

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Education

  • JD, New York Law School, Cum Laude
    • Notes & Comments Editor of the New York Law School Law Review
    • Affiliate of the Center for Real Estate Studies
    • Affiliate of the Center for International Law
  • BA, New College of Florida

Admissions

  • State of New York

Experience

  • Representing buyers, sellers, and borrowers in residential and commercial real estate and financing transactions, including coops/condos, 1-3 family homes, mixed-use, and multifamily properties
  • Specializing in coop and condo transactions in New York City
  • Negotiating residential and commercial leases

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association

Steven E. Glass Steven Glass

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Practice Areas 

  • Estate Planning
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law

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Education

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

Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey

Experience

  • Preparing wills, advance directives, and trusts, including living trusts and irrevocable life insurance trusts
  • Specializing in estate administration from commencement to completion, including the preparation of probate and administration petitions as well as additional ancillary court documents, formal and informal accountings, and distribution of assets
  • Representing buyers and sellers in residential real estate transactions

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association 


Nataliya MerkoulovaNataliya Merkoulova

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Practice Area

  • Real Estate Law

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Education

  • LLM in Real Estate, Fordham University School of Law (currently attending)
  • JD, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • BA in Finance, Case Western Reserve University 

Admissions

  • State of Ohio

Experience

  • Assisting buyers and sellers of residential real estate in NYC by preparing and/or negotiating contracts of sale, conducting due diligence, and preparing closing documents
  • Assembling property tax exemption applications for religious organizations and non-profits
  • Administration of simple probate estates
  • Evaluating potential property tax savings based on participation in tax appeal proceedings, initiating tax appeals, and negotiating settlement agreements with municipal parties
  • Researching implications of FCC Declaratory Ruling, local zoning ordinance, and federal law on conditional use cell tower construction petitions
  • Pro bono volunteering with New York County Lawyers Association’s Legal Counseling program, with focus on landlord-tenant disputes

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association

Languages

  • Russian

MaryAnne SantiniMaryAnne F. Santini

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • ERISA

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Education

  • JD, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
    • Research Editor, Hofstra Law Review
    • Publication: Fixing Our Aging Infrastructure: How to Pay for Airport Improvements, 46 HOFSTRA L. REV. 1031 (2018)
    • Cum laude, Gina Maria Escarce Memorial Scholarship
  • BA, Marymount Manhattan College
    • Cum laude, Gold Key

Admissions

  • State of New York

Experience

  • Law Clerk at Colleran, O’Hara & Mills, LLP
  • Internship with the Law Department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association

Michelle N. SciortinoMichelle Sciortino

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • ERISA

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Education

  • JD, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
    • Managing Articles Editor, Journal of International Business and Law, Vol. XX
  • BS in Finance, St. John’s University, Summa Cum Laude

Admissions

  • State of New York

Experience

  • Reviewing client agreements including CBAs, SPDs, SBCs, and other related contracts
  • Conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and ERISA
  • Legal Extern, United States Postal Service

Sara K. OsinskiSara Osinski

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Practice Areas

  • Trust and Estate Administration

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Education

  • JD, New York Law School
    • Dean’s Leadership Council
  • BA, Bryant University, Magna Cum Laude

Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey (pending)

Experience

  • Summer Associate at Goldman Sachs’ Family Office counseling ultra-high net worth clients with wealth and estate planning
  • Trusts and estates legal intern at MacLean Law Firm, P.C.
  • Trusts and estates legal intern at Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
  • Published two articles for the Center of Art Law in 2020: Commercial Misappropriation: Where Do Street Artists Draw The Line? and Case Review: Meaders v. Helwaser

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section

Brian Boming ZhaiBrian Boming Zhai

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Practice Area

  • Real Estate Law

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Education

  • JD, Brooklyn Law School
  • MS, Columbia University
  • BA, University of Michigan

Admissions

  • State of New York

Experience

  • Representing buyers, sellers, and banks in residential real estate transactions
  • Counseling clients regarding their property tax benefit applications (421-a and ICAP/ICIP) with respect to project eligibility, benefit calculation, benefit planning and implementation of the exemption or abatement of real property tax in NYC
  • Intern at JDS Development
  • Legal Intern at Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP (commercial leasing)

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • LGBT Bar Association of New York

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

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