Attorneys & Managers


David I. Paul
Milan Dey-Chao
John D. Robalino
Howard Levine
Janet Goldstein
Haleh Ahdout
Marianne Nunziata
Barbara J. Frankfurt
Howard Kaufman
Genna L. Rappaport
Melissa Levin

Jeffrey M. Steinitz is of counsel to the firm. A graduate of Buffalo Law School in 1972 and a United States Army veteran, Mr. Steinitz has practiced before all New York State and Federal Courts including the New York State Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts and Court of Appeals. Mr. Steinitz was a senior trial attorney with the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society and the Administrative Attorney for the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. Mr. Steinitz is an experienced litigator in all commercial and real estate matters. He currently supervises the firmís major litigation department.

Office Managers

Orquidea Rivera - Landlord & Tenant Manager
Orchid Rivera has been in the Landlord and Tenant department since the late 1990ís and has been managing the department of 12+ staff members since late 2010. She evaluates and manages staff performance, recruits and selects office staff, handles Landlord & Tenant inquiries and internal issues and finally oversees all legal documents that are processed accordingly.

Petal V. Scott - Closing Department Manager
Petal Scott has been with the firm since 1996 serving as assistant to the office manager and since 2000 has served as closing department manager.

Grace Jackson - Bookkeeping Manager
Grace Jackson has been with the firm since 2003 and during that time has taken over as our firm bookkeeper and manages the bookkeeping department. Her duties include handling accounts payable, receivables and payroll.

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