Lou has been practicing for more than 25 years in criminal defense, commercial litigation, real estate, and employment law. He is the Director of Advocacy Programs and a three-time winner of the "Professor of the Year" award at Pace University Law School. Lou has also served as an Adjunct Faculty member at Fordham Law School and St. John's School of Law. Lou was the former Head of Staff Development at The Legal Aid Society in New York City. In practice, Lou has won numerous acquittals for clients charged with RICO, white collar offenses, and other serious federal and state crimes. Known as a key trial strategist, Lou has conducted over 100 jury trials in civil and criminal cases.
Sam has been practicing for more than 20 years in criminal defense, at both the trial and appellate level. He has won acquittals in highly publicized cases in federal and state courts, and reversals in New York and New Jersey state courts, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Sam has substantial experience in white collar criminal defense including securities fraud, commercial bribery and honest services, conspiracy, and tax litigation. Sam is an active member of a number of bar associations, and has served as President of the Bronx Bar Association. Sam also served as a prosecutor in New Jersey. Known for his creative solutions to complex client problems, Sam has conducted over 100 criminal jury trials, and has been named a Super Lawyer for the past three years.
Charlie has been practicing for more than 20 years in the field of commercial real estate, construction litigation, and real estate transactional work including commercial real estate and residential leasing. He represents one of the largest real estate holding companies in the United States, and advises companies large and small on strategic planning. Charlie is a former Deputy Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development. In addition to being an attorney, Charlie has served as a Property Manager of one of the largest housing complexes in New York. His practice area also includes employment related issues, and condominium and cooperative law.