Spring 2013 — Partner James C. Ricca of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP was selected as one of the Top Ten Legal Eagles for 2013 on Long Island by LI Pulse Magazine. The annual Legal Eagle issue highlights top-rated lawyers from Nassau & Suffolk Counties.
James C. Ricca, a resident of Centerport, concentrates his practice in the areas of banking and finance law; foreclosures; creditor’s rights; trusts and estates; corporate law; and real estate litigation. Mr. Ricca counsels individuals, small businesses and institutional lenders and has significant experience representing private and institutional lenders on large commercial mortgage loan transactions.
Mr. Ricca is admitted to the New York State Bar and the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations and is Chairman of the Queens County Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee. Mr. Ricca has authored articles concerning foreclosures and banking law and has given his time to various community groups including lecturing to first time home buyers. Mr. Ricca has been recognized by the Neighborhood Housing Development Corp. for pro bono services, has served as a volunteer mentor with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organization and as a Trustee on the Board of Jamaica Hospital. He was honored by the Long Island Business News’ “50 around 50” (2010) awards as a Long Island business leader. In addition, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in New York’s Super Lawyers (2011 & 2012).
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 and Suffolk. The Firm employs nearly 50 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, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm’s policy towards clients.
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