THOMAS J. ROSSI -
Mr. Rossi is an experienced trial attorney who has conducted numerous
trials in the State and Federal Courts, in arbitration proceedings
and before administrative tribunals involving construction and design
disputes, real estate title and other real estate related matters,
employment and union disputes, trusts and estates, and general
Mr. Rossi also serves as general counsel to numerous businesses
including contractors, architect/engineering firms, manufacturers,
retailers, and real estate related business entities. He assists
these clients in general corporate matters, negotiating and drafting
contracts, employment and union issues, regulatory matters including
VENDEX and other responsibility issues, and with licensing of design
professionals, trade contractors, and real estate and insurance brokers.
Mr. Rossi has been a member of the American Arbitration Associationís
Construction and Commercial Panels of Arbitrators for more than 20 years,
and has presided over numerous lengthy and complex arbitration proceedings.
He is also a long-standing member of the mediation panels of the AAA and
the New York State Supreme Court's Commercial Division.
Mr. Rossi also has considerable experience in contested trust and estate
matters. These matters have included Will contests, contested accounting
and kinship proceedings, and allegations of improper use of powers-of-attorney.
Throughout his professional life, Mr. Rossi has been active in community and
bar groups and is currently a member of the New York City Community Planning
Board 5 (Land Use Committee), Past-President and current director of the
Columbian Lawyers Association, and a member of the New York State Bar
Association's committees on Commercial and Federal Litigation and Alternate
He is a graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School, Fordham University, and
St. John's University School of Law.
THERESA E. CROWLEY -
Ms. Crowley has been in private practice for 15 years, and is a 1992
graduate of St. John's University School of Law, and a 1988 graduate
of St. John's University with a degree in Finance.
Ms. Crowley has a wide range of experience representing various
types of clients in trust and estates, real estate, and business and
commercial law matters. She has extensive experience in estate
planning and administration, elder law, and real estate
Ms. Crowley also frequently litigates Surrogate's Court matters, and
has been involved in Will contests, contested accounting
proceedings, kinship hearings, and fiduciary malfeasance matters.
She has also represented clients in the purchase and sale of small
She also serves as general counsel to several cooperative apartment
corporations and condominium boards, for which she provides general
legal advice, services in connection with the sales of units, and
SALLY SANCIMINO -
Sally Sancimino is a partner with the firm
engaged in litigation matters. She received her undergraduate
degree in Communications in 1985 and her MBA in 1991 from St.
She is also a 2006 graduate of the Hofstra University School of
Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Journal of
International Business & Law.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Sancimino was a vice
president and portfolio manager at an investment bank, and was
responsible for the management of several mutual funds and
various institutional accounts.
While attending law school, she was an intern at The County of
Nassau Law Department, a law firm concentrating in class action
litigation, a state court appellate judge, and a federal judge
at the United States Court of International Trade.
Ms. Sancimino is a National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)
NADAV ZAMIR -
Nadav Zamir is an associate with the firm
engaged in litigation matters.
In addition to
working on construction, design, and real estate litigation matters,
Mr. Zamir has significant experience in labor and employment law.
He has represented employees and
employers in diverse legal matters ranging from employment
discrimination and sexual harassment litigation, employee benefits
law, covenants not to compete, and employee confidentiality
In employment and labor law matters, Mr.
Zamir has most recently represented a client in the defense of a
class action construction prevailing wage claim, has prosecuted a
claim of sexual harassment against a secondary education
institution, and a sexual discrimination claim against a municipal
Mr. Zamir received the American Bar
Associationís Award for Excellence in the
Study of Labor & Employment Law.
He has been published in American
Universityís Labor & Employment Law Brief for his work:
Back to the Fundamentals on
the 50th Anniversary of the Steelworkers Trilogy: Labor Contract
Formation, Tenuous Torts, and the Realpolitik of Justice Sotomayor:
Granite Rock v. Teamsters, 1 Am. U. Labor & Emp. L.F. 1 (2011).
is a graduate of
of Law, where he was the Editor-in-Chief
of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development.