Thomas Huszar Joins Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP as a Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Partner

UNIONDALE, NY, FEBRUARY 28, 2024 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) welcomes Thomas Huszar to the firm’s Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions practice group as a Partner. Thomas (Tom) is a highly experienced business attorney with a diversified corporate practice. His customary experience ranges from acting as “outside general counsel” and being the primary outside legal resource to private companies and their owners to representing…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Partner Passes the Torch on NYLCV Board

UNIONDALE, NY, FEBRUARY 15, 2024 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Land Use & Zoning partner Brian W. Kennedy was appointed to the Regional (Long Island) Board of the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV). FDT partner Daniel P. Deegan previously held this position. The NYLCV is a non-partisan organization comprised of industry leaders working to address emerging environmental issues at the federal, state and…

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Johanna C. David Joins Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP as a Tax, Trusts & Estates Partner

UNIONDALE, NY, FEBRUARY 7, 2024 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) welcomes Johanna C. David to the firm’s Tax, Trusts & Estates practice group as a Partner. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Ms. David teaches an estate planning course. Prior to joining FDT, Ms. David was an associate at a Garden City-based law…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Partner Daniel P. Deegan Elected to the Long Island Builders Institute’s Board of Directors

UNIONDALE, NY, JANUARY 12, 2024 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel P. Deegan, a partner and Chair of the firm’s IDA Benefits and Government Incentives practice group, was elected to the Long Island Builders Institute’s Board of Directors. His one-year term is effective January 1, 2024. “Dan Deegan is one of the most well-respected real estate development attorneys on Long…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Promotes Two Attorneys

UNIONDALE, NY, JANUARY 3, 2024 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP is pleased to announce the promotions of the following Construction attorneys effective January 1, 2024: John M. Comiskey to Partner and Raymond A. Castronovo Of Counsel. Mr. Comiskey, a Seaford, NY resident, earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his B.A. from Boston College. Mr. Castronovo, a Copiague, NY resident,…

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Jonathan P. Weiss Joins Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP as a Tax, Trusts & Estates Associate

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) welcomes Jonathan P. Weiss to the firm’s Tax, Trusts & Estates practice group as an associate. He was also a recipient of FDT’s Diversity Fellowship. Previously, Jonathan was an intern for the Honorable Margaret C. Reilly, Surrogate of Nassau County, and a mergers and acquisitions paralegal at a global law firm. Jonathan, a Farmingdale, NY resident, earned his J.D. from…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP’s Growth Continues at Exponential Rate

The future continues to remain bright for the Uniondale-based law firm. In early 2020, FDT renewed and expanded its lease to 50,000 s/f of office space occupying the entire 10th (top) floor of The Omni in Uniondale, NY. The renewed eleven-year lease afforded the firm the opportunity to keep pace with its projected growth. However, the growth came faster than anticipated, resulting in the need,…

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New York City Employers Should Review Their Paystubs to Ensure Compliance with the New York City Safe and Sick Leave Law

Employers in New York City or with employees who may be based out of New York City, should be familiar with New York City’s Safe and Sick Leave Law. Under this law, which applies to any employee working in New York City: Employers with 100 or more employees must provide up to 56 hours of paid leave each calendar year. Employers with 5 to 99 employees…

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Gregory Kalnitsky Joins Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP as a Land Use & Zoning Partner

UNIONDALE, NY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2023 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) welcomes Gregory Kalnitsky to the firm’s Land Use & Zoning practice group as a partner. He previously held the following local government positions: Acting Corporation Counsel of Long Beach and City Attorney of Glen Cove. Mr. Kalnitsky, a Long Beach, NY resident, earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law…

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Esteemed T&E Attorney Cheryl L. Katz-Erato Joins Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP as a Partner

UNIONDALE, NY, MAY 10, 2023 – Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) welcomes Cheryl L. Katz-Erato as a partner in the firm’s Tax, Trusts & Estates practice group. Her practice includes trusts and estates litigation, estate and asset protection planning, and probate and estate administration. Prior to joining FDT, Ms. Katz-Erato was a Trusts and Estates Senior Associate at a leading Elder Law firm on Long…

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