Nicole S. Forchelli
Nicole S. Forchelli
Nicole S. Forchelli concentrates her practice in tax certiorari and municipal law. Currently, her tax certiorari practice includes representing a national Fortune 500 company, and other large-scale commercial clients.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Forchelli was a trial attorney in the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. As a prosecutor Nicole managed a caseload of over fifty felony cases at a time, successfully indicted over one hundred cases in the grand jury, negotiated hundreds of successful plea bargains, did extensive preparation of police and civilian witnesses for hearings and trials, and conducted and secured convictions in a number of trials. Nicole was consistently recognized by her superiors for her exceptional performance, and received a discretionary bonus only awarded to the top performers at the office, several years in a row.
Before the District Attorney’s office Nicole served as a clerk in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department, where she researched many matters before the Court, and edited judicial opinions.
Nicole was spotlighted as ‘One to Watch’ by the Long Island Business News, and was profiled by the New York Real Estate Journal in 2015 and 2016. In 2016 she was honored by RotaCare, Inc. as one of its “Champions for Families.” In 2017 she was honored by Hofstra University with its “Outstanding Women in Law” award. Most recently, Long Island Business News named Nicole one of its Who’s Who in Real Property and Tax Certiorari Law.
- Brooklyn Law School, 2007
- Pepperdine University, B.A., 2002
- New York State Bar
- Member, Nassau County Bar Association
- Member, Suffolk County Bar Association
- Member, Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Bar
- Member, Women’s Bar Association
- October 28, 2020
Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has a Combined Total of 34 Attorneys Selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
- March 25, 2020
Long Island Property Tax Update
- September 17, 2019
New York Real Estate Journal‘s 2019 Women in Real Estate (WIRE)
- January 7, 2019
Three New Partners Named at Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP
- April 25, 2017
Firm Attorneys Recognized at Hofstra University with the Top Women in Law Award
- November 17, 2016
Nicole S. Forchelli Honored by RotaCare Inc. with a Champions for Families Award
- June, 2015
Forchelli of Forchelli, Curto Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP: Thinking on your feet effectively relating to your audience — NYREJ
- October, 2014
Forchelli of Forchelli law discusses first job experience — NYREJ
- April 17, 2014
Associate Nicole Forchelli Listed As a, “Ones to Watch in Law,” by Long Island Business News