Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Promotes Six Attorneys to Partner

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP is pleased to announce the promotions of the following attorneys to Partner effective January 1, 2023: Lisa M. Casa, Employment & Labor John P. Gordon, IDA Benefits & Government Incentives Brian W. Kennedy, Land Use & Zoning Alexander Leong, Employment & Labor Lindsay Mesh Lotito, Banking & Finance and Real Estate Erik W. Snipas, Land Use & Zoning and IDA Benefits…

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2022 Year in Review: Douglas Atkins, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

What person, project, transaction or market trend had the greatest impact on your industry this year? The New York property tax law firm landscape changed dramatically in 2022 when the decades-long industry leader, Koeppel Martone & Leistman, L.L.C., joined FDT with all of their attorneys, staff and clients. My industry has seen some consolidation over the last several years, but this was a welcomed game-changer.…

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WHO’s WHO in Real Estate Law – Donald F. Leistman

What should buyers, sellers and/or developers keep their eyes on as they head into 2023? Given the changed economic landscape over the past few years, owners of office buildings must keep an eye on their real estate tax burden. The COVID-19 pandemic, plus increased flexibility for employees to work remotely, has produced the equivalent of “four horsemen of the apocalypse” factors for the basis of…

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Banking & Finance Attorney Daniela P. Gagliano Joins Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) welcomes Daniela P. Gagliano to the firm’s Banking & Finance practice group as an associate. Prior to joining FDT, Ms. Gagliano was an associate at Lawrence and Walsh, P.C., where she represented lending institutions in commercial transactions. Ms. Gagliano, a Manhasset, NY resident, earned her Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts from…

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Ones to Watch Fall 2022: Jason Penighetti, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Jason Penighetti Partner Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? On October 1, 2022, Koeppel Martone & Leistman, L.L.C. joined Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP. I was thrilled to join FDT as a partner. I am proud to be part of the largest tax certiorari practice in New York. Combined, our firms create an unparalleled legal powerhouse. I…

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Forchelli Endowed Faculty Chairs at Brooklyn Law School Transitioned

The Forchelli family has maintained deep roots at Brooklyn Law School for nearly 100 years. Don Forchelli earned his Juris Doctor from the School in 1931. His son, Jeffrey D. Forchelli, earned his Juris Doctor in 1969, followed by Jeffrey’s daughter, Nicole, who graduated in 2007. Jeffrey D. Forchelli, Chairman and Co-Managing Partner of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP, created two endowed professorships at Brooklyn Law…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Receives a Ranking in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) is pleased to announce that the firm received a regional “Best Law Firms” ranking. FDT has been ranked a Tier 1 firm on Long Island in Litigation – Labor & Employment. Firms included in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered…

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The Women Partners of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP’s Tax Certiorari Practice Group Featured in WIPS

Five Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) Partners from the Tax Certiorari Practice Group were featured as 2022 Women in Professional Services (WIPS) in the October 25, 2022 issue of the New York Real Estate Journal: Jamie Alpern Myrna Cadet-Osse Nicole Forchelli Carol Rizzo Risë Rosen

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Congratulates Daniel P. Deegan, one of the Most Powerful Influencers of 2022

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP warmly congratulates Daniel P. Deegan, a partner and chair of the firm’s Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Benefits and Government Incentives practice group, on being selected to be featured in the inaugural edition of Long Island Business News’ Most Powerful Influencers of 2022. This is part of the publication’s Power List series. This leading group of Power Influencers was chosen exclusively by…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has a Combined Total of 43 Attorneys Selected to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (“FDT”) is pleased to announce that the firm has a combined total of 43 attorneys selected to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers and New York Metro Rising Stars lists. FDT congratulates the following attorneys for being selected to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list: Joseph P. Asselta (Construction Litigation); William F. Bonesso (Land Use & Zoning); David…

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