Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Tax, Trusts & Estates Partner Appointed Co-Chair of a Nassau County Bar Association Committee

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP is pleased to announce that Stephanie M. Alberts was appointed Co-Chair of the NCBA’s Surrogate’s Court Estates and Trusts Committee. She will serve a two-year term. This Committee deals with estate planning, administration and litigation; reviews pending relevant NYS legislation; and maintains an interchange of ideas with the Nassau County Surrogate and staff. Ms. Alberts, an East Rockaway, NY resident, earned…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 & Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America Lists

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP’s (“FDT”) Managing Partner, Jeffrey D. Forchelli, was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Land Use & Zoning Law. He has been recognized annually since 2018. FDT Partner Gregory S. Lisi was recognized for a second consecutive year for his work in Litigation – Labor & Employment Law. The following FDT…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Partner Gregory S. Lisi Installed as the 119th President of the Nassau County Bar Association

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Gregory S. Lisi, a Partner and Chair of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP’s Employment & Labor practice group, was installed as the 119th President of the Nassau County Bar Association (“NCBA”). He will serve a one-year term. Rosalia Baiamonte (President-Elect), Sanford Strenger (Vice President), Daniel W. Russo (Treasurer) and James P. Joseph (Secretary) were also installed as officers. “I am so…

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Jane Chen of Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP to be Recognized at Hofstra Law’s Outstanding Women in Law Awards

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP warmly congratulates Jane Chen on being recognized by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University as a 2021 recipient of the University’s Outstanding Women in Law Awards. An event will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. on Hofstra’s 244-acre campus – a nationally recognized arboretum – and via Zoom. Honorees were selected for their…

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WHO’s WHO in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law – Nicole S. Forchelli

Can you give one example as to how tax certiorari attorneys can help save businesses money (especially during these unprecedented times)? Property taxes, based on assessed value of the property, represent a significant cost for any business. During the pandemic, we have seen businesses operating in many forms of commercial space, including office, retail, hospitality and entertainment, struggle dramatically. Because real property is assessed as…

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WHO’s WHO in Real Property & Tax Certiorari Law – William F. Bonesso

What topic do you see as a pressing issue in your field of practice? Combatting misinformation spread on social media by those opposed to development projects is important to a project’s success. The project team must monitor chat rooms and comment boards in which the project is being discussed and make sure that incorrect or misleading assertions are appropriately addressed. I advise clients to create…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP to be Recognized at Long Island Business News’ 2021 Real Estate, Architecture & Engineering Awards

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP, Major Sponsor of LIBN’s 2021 Real Estate, Architecture & Engineering Awards, is proud to announce that the firm will be recognized with respect to the following projects: • Top Commercial Redevelopment | Cornerstone at Yorkshire, Lynbrook • Top Multi-Family Redevelopment | Laurel Homes, Roslyn Heights • Top Multi-Family Projects | Village by the Bay, Amityville • IDA Project of the Year…

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New York Real Estate Journal’s 2021 Ones to Watch: Judy Lynn Simoncic, Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP

Real estate associations or organizations that you are currently a member of: Vision Long Island (Board of Directors); Options for Community Living, Inc. (Board of Directors); Association for a Better Long Island (ABLI) (Associate Board Member) What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? As the first woman named partner in the firm, I know that it takes hard work and perseverance…

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Attorney Jane Chen Appointed Co-Chair of the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Real Estate Committee

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP is pleased to announce that AABANY President Terrence Shen has appointed Jane Chen a Co-Chair of the Association’s Real Estate Committee for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Her term concludes on March 31, 2022. Ms. Chen, a Bayside, Queens, NY resident, earned her J.D. from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and her B.A. from Stony Brook University.

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Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Congratulates Jeffrey D. Forchelli, one of the 25 Most Powerful People in Long Island Law

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP warmly congratulates Jeffrey D. Forchelli, the firm’s Managing Partner, on being selected for inclusion in Long Island Business News’ Power 25 Law list. Mr. Forchelli and his fellow honorees were chosen exclusively by the paper’s Editor & Associate Publisher Joe Dowd and the editorial team based on their outstanding achievements and standing in the legal community. Mr. Forchelli, a Lattingtown, NY…

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