September 7, 2017 — Jeffrey D. Forchelli, managing partner of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in real estate. Best Lawyers in America compiles its list of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers.
Jeff Forchelli founded the original law firm which is now known as Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP in 1976 and has served as its Managing Partner ever since. His 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.
A resident of Lattingtown, New York, he is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and Wagner College. He is a Trustee of both schools.
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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, Suffolk and New York City. The Firm employs over 60 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, contractors, architects/engineers and individuals.