November 2015 Inside This Issue: Chris Coschignano Represents Developer in Proposed 197-Unit Apartment Complex in Mineola • NYC Land Use Practice Group Provides Zoning Counsel in Support of Three Large New York City Real Estate Transactions • Daniel H. Braff and Michael Barone Represent Client in Purchase of $10.5 Million Commercial Property • Firm Partners Present Real Estate CLE for First American Title • John Christopher Participates in Young Lawyers Fall CLE Program • Daniel H. Braff and Joseph R. Bjarnson Named Recipients of LIBN’s “Leadership in Law” Award • Firm Adds Attorneys Robert A. Abiuso as Counsel and Joshua D. Brookstein as Associate • Miriam Villani Named LIBN’s “Ones to Watch” • Michele Pincus Interviewed on What It Means to Be a Non-Profit Board Member • Michael H. Sahn and Nicholas J. Cappadora Evaluate the U.S. Supreme Court’s Test for Determining When a Local Land Use Dispute is Ripe for Federal Court Review • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk Lawyer • Attorney Spotlight • Michele Pincus Works with Pink Aid to Honor Long Island Breast Cancer Warriors at Second Annual Pink Chair Luncheon and Fashion Show • Sahn Ward Braff Koblenz Coschignano Sponsors Oyster Bay Town Supervisor’s 5K Run • Download Our New Brochure
October 2015 Inside This Issue: Super Lawyers Recognizes Ten Attorneys from Sahn Ward Braff Koblenz Coschignano, PLLC. • Chris Coschignano Named as One of LIBN’s “Around 50” • The Westbury Times Interviews Wayne Edwards on Successful Representation of Church in ZBA Matter • Joseph R. Bjarnson Named as one of Newsday’s “Winners”• NYC Land Use Practice Group Provides Zoning Counsel in Support of Three Large New York City Real Estate Transactions• Christian Browne Represents Pet Shop Owners in Challenging Proposed Town Ordinance• Jon Ward Focuses on Constitutional Restraint on Local Governments Abating Public Nuisances • John Farrell Explores the Interpretations of Town Code When Issuing Certificates of Occupancy • Elaine Colavito's "Bench Briefs" Published in Suffolk Lawyer
July 2015 Inside This Issue: Transferring Development Rights Across Zoning District Boundaries in New York City – When is it Allowed? • With basic planning, you can preserve family wealth and investments • Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order, Allowing Hav-A-Home Kennel to Reopen for Business and Resume Servicing Pet Owners • Miriam Villani Represents Developer of Waterfront Property in Glen Cove • Public Justice Names Joseph Bjarnson as a Finalist for 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award • Jon Ward Named to LIBN'S "Ones to Watch" in Law • Long Island Business News Interviews Wayne Edwards on strategies for businesses to expand in a tight real estate market • Next Steps in Long Island's Innovation Economy • Will Solar Plants Deliver On Long Island • Regulating Drones – New Municipal Laws Are Coming • Michele Pincus Joins Pink Aid Long Island in Giving $30,000 Grant to Brookhaven Breast Cancer Survivorship Coalition and Participates in Moot Court Competition • Adam Koblenz Co-Chairs Tennis Event of CMF'S 40th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic • John Christopher is Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court During NYSBA Young Lawyers Section Washington D.C. Summer Meeting and Attends Burton Awards • Elaine Colavito's "Bench Briefs" Published in Suffolk Lawyer
May 2015 The firm is pleased to announce that it is now renamed Sahn Ward Braff Koblenz Coschignano, PLLC. Recognized as one of the region's fastest growing law firms, the firm represents a client base that includes Fortune 500 companies, prominent regional businesses, real estate developers, not-for-profits...
April 2015 Inside This Issue: Estate Planning and Elder Law • Chris Coschignano Receives Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award From Touro Law Center • Michael Sahn Interviewed by LIBN on How Associates Make Partner • New York Bar Foundation Appoints Jon A. Ward as Fellow • Michele A. Pincus Joins Long Island Index Advisory Committee, Pink Aid Grant Committee • Long Island Business News Interviews John Christopher on Commercial Landlord-Tenant Leases • Firm Successfully Represents Upstate Motorcycle Track on Appeal by Obtaining Reversal of Trial Court Order Limiting Use of the Track • NYS Appeals Court Upholds Ruling in Favor of Rockaway Hunting Club, Denying Prescriptive Easement Claim • Joseph R. Bjarnson Successfully Provides Pro Bono Counsel for Indian National Plaintiffs Awarded $14 Million Jury Verdict in Human Trafficking Case • New York Zoning and Land Use Practice • Jon A. Ward Participates in First Annual Cleats for Feets Donation Drive • Elaine Colavito’s “Bench Briefs” Appears in Suffolk Lawyer
February 2015 Inside This Issue: CHRIS COSCHIGNANO TO RECEIVE KEITH ROMAINE AWARD FROM TOURO LAW ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
On February 10, Hon. Chris J. Coschignano, a Partner with the Firm, will receive the Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award from the Touro Law Alumni Association as part of its Alumni of the Year Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center starting at 5 p.m.