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Nina McCann
Director of Public Relations
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP

Jack L. Libert Named Partner at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP

August 23rd, 2013 — Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Managing Partner of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP (the Firm), announced that Jack L. Libert has been named Partner. He was a founding partner in the law firm of D’Amato, Forchelli, Libert, Schwartz and Mineo and rejoined the Firm as counsel in 2010.

From 1978 to 1984, Mr. Libert served as counsel to the Nassau County Board of Supervisors (which became the County Legislature). As counsel, he was the chief legal advisor to the legislative body of Nassau County and the liaison between the legislature, the county executive, and the administrative arms of the county government.

From 1992 to 2002, Mr. Libert served as CEO and General Counsel of the Real Estate Division of Benjamin Development Co. As General Counsel he oversaw all legal affairs including real estate acquisitions and offerings, litigation, labor matters, regulatory issues and taxation. During that time, he also served as deputy village attorney for the Incorporated Village of Lynbrook.

Mr. Libert also served as an elected Trustee (1987 to 1989) and Mayor (1989 to 1994) of the Incorporated Village of Woodsburgh.

From 1993 through 2005, Mr. Libert served on the Town of Oyster Bay Board of Zoning Appeals. In 1997, he became Chairman of that board and served in that capacity until 2005. At that time Mr. Libert left the Board of Zoning Appeals to become Commissioner of Planning and Development of the Town of Oyster Bay (through 2008) and then Commissioner of the Town Department of Public Works, where he served until his return full time to law practice.

Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island's most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs nearly 50 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm's policy towards clients.

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