Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Esq.
jforchelli@forchellilaw.com
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Jeffrey D. Forchelli (Brooklyn Law School, 1969) founded the original law firm which is now known as Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana in 1976 and has served as its Managing Partner ever since.  His extensive personal practice concentrates on complex real estate and land use matters, including litigation and tax certiorari for major real estate developers and national corporations.  He has served as Counsel to the New York State Assembly, and served on the Legal Advisory Board and on the Board of Directors of Security Title and Guaranty Company.  Mr. Forchelli was selected for inclusion in Who's Who in American Law (8th Edition) and is consistently included in the "Who's Who in Law" listing by Long Island Business News. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in New York's Super Lawyers (2007, 2009, 2010,  2011 & 2012). 

In 2003, Mr. Forchelli endowed his first chair at Brooklyn Law School.  He later endowed a second chair in 2004 in honor of his father, Don Forchelli.  In 2005, Mr. Forchelli celebrated the opening of the school’s Jeffrey D. Forchelli Conference Center, named in his honor.  He also received the National Alumni Association Award for “Excellence in Business” from Wagner College, where he graduated in 1966.

Mr. Forchelli is a Trustee of Brooklyn Law School. He is also a Trustee of Wagner College where he serves as Treasurer of the Board, a past President of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District and a former Trustee of Nassau Community College.  He is a past President of Community Mainstreaming Associates, an organization that owns and operates group homes for developmentally disabled adults, and was honored by receiving the organization’s "Humanitarian of the Year" award in 1996.  In 2009, Mr. Forchelli and his wife Sadie were honored by St. Francis Hospital at its annual Challenge Ball. Under the auspices of the Diocese of Brooklyn, he was the recipient of the 2011 Frederic Ozanam Award. He is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations and a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.  Mr. Forchelli is also a Vice Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee.

Practice Areas: Land Use and Zoning, Municipal, Real Estate, Tax Certiorari, Litigation, Environmental
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November 8, 2012
Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Managing Partner, Honored by The Center for Developmental Disabilities, Inc.

April 24th, 2012
Long Island Business News Honors Jeffrey D. Forchelli with a 2012 Real Estate & Development Award

March 28th, 2012
LI Pulse Magazine Honors Jeffrey D. Forchelli as 2012 Legal Eagle

April 4, 2011
Jeffrey D. Forchelli Orchestrates Public/Private Land Deal to Help NCC Expand

May 16, 2011
Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Managing Partner of the Forchelli Law Firm, Honored as the Recipient of the 2011 Frederic Ozanam Award

March 12, 2010
Jeffrey D. Forchelli Interviewed About the (2008) Merger with Crowe-Deegan in the latest Issue of Long Island Business News

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